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In the early 1900’s, most men still carried pocket watches. But as aviation became more established, new pilots found that they needed a more practical instrument for navigation. The invention of what are now iconic pilot watches filled that need. The functionality of the pilot

This story of ours was originally featured over on the Huckberry Journal.   Legend has is it that Alberto Santos-Dumont–one of the first men to fly in a fixed-wing aircraft–was enjoying a drink with his friend and watchmaker Louis Cartier in 1906 when he first commented on