By Matt Hranek

ISBN-10: 1579657141

ISBN-13: 9781579657147

Paul Newman wore his Rolex Daytona daily for 35 years till his demise in 2008. the long-lasting timepiece, most likely the one so much sought-after watch on this planet, is now within the ownership of his daughter Clea, who wears it on a daily basis in his reminiscence. Franklin Roosevelt wore a sublime gold Tiffany watch, talented to him by means of a pal on his birthday, to the recognized Yalta convention the place he shook the arms of Joseph Stalin and Winston Churchill. JFK’s Omega worn to his presidential inauguration, Ralph Lauren’s watch bought from Andy Warhol’s own assortment, Sir Edmund Hillary’s Rolex worn throughout the first-ever summit of Mt. Everest . . . those and lots of extra compose the tales of the world’s such a lot coveted watches captured in A guy and His Watch. Matthew Hranek, an eye fixed collector and NYC men’s kind fixture, has traveled the area undertaking firsthand interviews and diving into unique collections to assemble the never-before-told tales of seventy six watches, accomplished with attractive unique images of each unmarried piece. via those intimate bills and Hranek’s storytelling, the watches turn into greater than simply timepieces and standing symbols; they signify old moments, pioneering achievements, heirlooms, family members mementos, presents of love, and lifetime friendships.

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