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By Matt Hranek

Paul Newman wore his Rolex Daytona daily for 35 years until eventually his demise in 2008. the long-lasting timepiece, most likely the one such a lot sought-after watch on the planet, is now within the ownership of his daughter Clea, who wears it each day in his reminiscence. Franklin Roosevelt wore a sublime gold Tiffany watch, talented to him via a chum 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 through the first-ever summit of Mt. Everest . . . those and plenty 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 collector and NYC men’s kind fixture, has traveled the realm accomplishing firsthand interviews and diving into specific collections to assemble the never-before-told tales of seventy six watches, accomplished with attractive unique images of each unmarried piece. via those intimate money owed and Hranek’s storytelling, the watches develop 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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