New PDF release: A Man and His Watch: Iconic Watches and Stories from the Men

By Matt Hranek

Paul Newman wore his Rolex Daytona each day for 35 years till his demise in 2008. the long-lasting timepiece, most likely the only such a lot sought-after watch on the earth, 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, proficient to him via a pal on his birthday, to the well-known Yalta convention the place he shook the fingers 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 so much coveted watches captured in A guy and His Watch. Matthew Hranek, an eye collector and NYC men’s type fixture, has traveled the area engaging in firsthand interviews and diving into specific collections to collect 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 characterize historic moments, pioneering achievements, heirlooms, relations mementos, presents of love, and lifetime friendships.
 

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