Watch Wallpaper: Sport-Specific Watches
Certain watch models are inseparably linked with particular sports. In our December 2009 issue, we presented a gallery of specialized sports watches inspired by activities from yachting to golf to horse jumping, with original photos by ace watch photographer Nik Schölzel. Now we present six of these exclusive shots to download for your desktop. Click on the photos for wallpaper images.
Chopard’s Mille Miglia series is named after the famous Italian rally for classic motorcars. This 2009 model is suitable for keeping an eye on travel time whether road racing or cruising.
Since 2007, equestrians who want to know how fast their mounts are moving could turn to the Longines Grand Vitesse Cavalier, whose tachymeter is scaled for 50 kilometers per hour, the top speed of a galloping horse.
Launched in 2007 to coincide with the Mission Hills Golf Tournament, Omega’s Constellation Mission Hills World Cup has a shock-absorbing titanium case, ideal for golfers to wear on their ball-striking arm.
The Seiko Sportura, which takes its inspiration from Formula One auto racing, is an alarm chronograph with a kinetic-powered movement.
The Tutima Yachting Chronograph has a central counter hand shaped like the hull of a boat; its countdown function tracks the final moments before the start of a yacht race.
The Victorinox Dive Master 500 Mechanical has the color of a tropical fish and meets all the requirements of a professional divers’ watch.
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