S/el

The TAG Heuer S/el was launched in 1987 with a design that was intended as much for the water as it was for the Boardroom. The distinctive part of the S/el was its linked bracelet, a feature which does somewhat date the watch back to the 1980s.

The S/el was the favourite watch of Ayrton Senna, who wore his digital/ analogue S/el on a tan leather strap.

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