EDITOR’S PICK: From $6k to $60k, 6 reasons to love a classic chronograph

Editor’s note: When I began the hunt for my first “good” watch I came up with a list of certain criteria: a black dial, 40 – 44 mm case size, and good looks. However, the main one was that it needed to be a chronograph. It was the added allure of a more complex inside paired with an incredibly useful function that made the complication an absolute must-have in my eyes. Whether you feel the same, or have your own preferences, there’s more than one reason to love a chronograph. In fact, here are six … Chronographs are amongst the most popular complications with collectors. Perhaps because people use them for important timing events in their daily lives or — more likely — they speak to the spirit of adventure and action that’s hard to resist. Whatever the reason, here are six that have stood the test of time. Breitling Navitimer Rattrapante The Navi has been around since forever (or early ’50s at least), but we haven’t seen a split-seconds version before. Turns out it was worth the wait. $14,900 TAG Heuer Autavia One of TAG Heuer’s mightiest chronos is the Autavia, which is back in fine form for 2017. If your taste…

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