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By Matt Hranek

Paul Newman wore his Rolex Daytona day-after-day for 35 years until eventually his loss of life in 2008. the enduring 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 way of a chum 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 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 sort fixture, has traveled the realm undertaking firsthand interviews and diving into unique collections to assemble the never-before-told tales of seventy six watches, accomplished with beautiful 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, kinfolk mementos, presents of love, and lifetime friendships.

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