The Ingenieur's genesis dates from 1944 when IWC hired a new technical director, Albert Pellaton. He was responsible for the creation of IWC's first automatic watch. The Ingenieur was viewed by IWC as the automatic and civilian version of the famous Mark
Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, en Dordogne, France - This was too steep a climb from river's edge for Wirth Art to bicycle, but worth the humility of asking for a ride in the sag-wagon. Beautiful view from the castle and FUN ride back down to the river!
The Professional or "Moonwatch" is the best known of Omega's Speedmaster collection. And it was the first watch worn by an astronaut walking on the moon, so you can't beat its back-story. Says FremStar, "It has really withstood the test of time." What keeps it exciting for modern collectors is that it comes in so many interesting variations. "Just check out the hash tag #SpeedyTuesdays," he says. $5,250, omegawatches.com; Lucio Castro jacket; J.Crew T-shirt and jeans - Esquire.com