Innes Ireland, who drove in 50 grands prix,was the first driver that won a F.1 race for Lotus Team.A former paratroop officer and apprentice engineer with Rolls-Royce, he started racing in an old three-litre Bentley when he was 22. Ireland, a flamboyant character who was always impeccably dressed, won the Brookland Memorial Trophy in 1957 … Continua a leggere Innes Ireland and his Enicar Sherpa Graph mk1
Smiths W10 “The last watch made in England”. Vintage military watches are one of the most interesting sub-sets of timepiece collecting. For many, they encapsulate the essence of “tool watch” in their most elemental form – if for no other reason than they were built to be issued to sailors, soldiers and airmen and brought … Continua a leggere Smiths w10
Ultra rare and wonderful chronograph from 1963,exclusively for AOPA created by Wakmann/Gigandet. Diameter excluding crown 37mm,powered by Valjoux 723. Stainless steel case,screw back case and waterproof pushers. Impressive set shown above. Continua a leggere Wakmann Gigandet AOPA 1963
He isn’t just a hero in his day. He was the benchmark. He still is. The one who secured 33 pole positions, 32 podiums and 25 wins in just 72 starts. He never intended to make racing a way of life, let alone become someone considered as the best to have ever raced in the … Continua a leggere Jim Clark.
So called also ”Lotus”for dial colors. The watch is simply fantastic,a grey/green dial with yellow subcounters. Powered by a first class finissage Valjoux 72. The perfect watch for racers,for collectors,for lovers. It’s a Sherpa,big,bold and beautiful. Continua a leggere Enicar Sherpa Graph”Stirling Moss”.
The 1970 London-Mexico World Cup Rally was the first of two World Cup Rallies to be held and the second of four marathon rallies to be held in a nine-year period beginning with the 1968 London-Sydney Marathon. The motor rally started at Wembley Stadium in London on 19 April 1970 and finished in Mexico City … Continua a leggere Heuer Autavia World Rally Cup 1970