Zenith Heritage Pilot Café Racer Spirit
From: zenith-watches.com Zenith’s foray into the world of cars and motorcycles has been extended with the announcement that it is sponsoring the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride. The annual event sees stylishly attired bikers assemble in 410 cities around the world to raise money for cancer charities – and now it has its own watch in the form of this 45mm Heritage Pilot with an ‘aged’ steel case and an oiled leather strap.
Breitling Duograph ‘Sir Jack Brabham’
Price: `21-42 lakh (estimate) From: phillips.com
This split-seconds Duograph, set to cross the block at Phillips’ ‘Start Stop Reset’ auction in Geneva on
14 May, has a blue-chip motorsport connection: it was presented to Sir Jack Brabham in 1960 to commemorate his victory in that year’s World Drivers’ Championship. The winning bidder will also receive a poster signed by Sir Jack (who died in 2014) and a letter of authenticity from his son, David.
IWC Ingenieur 74th Members’ Meeting
Price: `17,47,215* From: iwc.com
IWC marked its third year as backer of the Goodwood Members’ Meeting by unveiling a special version of its Ingenieur chronograph. Featuring a 42mm red gold case of a more classical style than the usual Ingenieur ‘tool’ watch, the 74-piece edition gets a gloss black dial with indicators highlighted in red, and a beautifully finished strap made from quilted calfskin. It could be a future classic.