A Man and His Watch: Iconic Watches and Stories from the Men by Matt Hranek

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By Matt Hranek

Paul Newman wore his Rolex Daytona every day for 35 years till his loss of life in 2008. the long-lasting timepiece, most likely the only so much sought-after watch on the 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 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 throughout 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 engaging in firsthand interviews and diving into specific collections to collect the never-before-told tales of seventy six watches, accomplished with beautiful unique images of each unmarried piece. via those intimate money owed and Hranek’s storytelling, the watches turn into greater than simply timepieces and standing symbols; they symbolize old moments, pioneering achievements, heirlooms, kin mementos, presents of love, and lifetime friendships.

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