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By Matt Hranek

Paul Newman wore his Rolex Daytona day by day for 35 years till his demise in 2008. the enduring timepiece, most likely the one such a lot sought-after watch on this planet, is now within the ownership of his daughter Clea, who wears it each day in his reminiscence. Franklin Roosevelt wore a chic gold Tiffany watch, talented to him via a chum on his birthday, to the recognized Yalta convention the place he shook the palms 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 through 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 variety fixture, has traveled the area engaging in firsthand interviews and diving into unique collections to assemble the never-before-told tales of seventy six watches, accomplished with lovely unique images of each unmarried piece. via those intimate debts and Hranek’s storytelling, the watches develop into greater than simply timepieces and standing symbols; they characterize historic moments, pioneering achievements, heirlooms, relatives mementos, presents of love, and lifetime friendships.
 

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