Before I became seriously interested in watches, I wanted a TAG Heuer Formula 1. Later, when I became more knowledgeable about watches, I realized the error of my ignorance and quickly dismissed it as a basic quartz watch with a fancy brand name. It wasn’t until I wore it for a few days that I started to appreciate it...
If you're like me, part of the appeal of this ridiculous watch collecting hobby is imagining yourself using these watches in the extreme environments for which they were designed. For me, it's racing, and the 1970s were the pinnacle. Read the article to find out what it's like to own a 70s Autavia.