We caught up with Sandra Silva (@_passion66_) – one of the few leading female voices in a largely male-dominant world of watch collecting and an active contributor in the scholarship of vintage Heuer timepieces – to gain some insight into her philosophy in collecting and the effects of social media.
Ordinary wristwatches could not always be relied upon to withstand the opening shock and landing impact stresses imposed upon them during a Second World War military parachute descent. By 1944 a watch specifically designed for the rigours of airborne work had been developed.
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A series where we chat with seasoned collectors as well as budding aficionados to learn more about them and their collections.