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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 long-lasting timepiece, most likely the only 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, proficient to him by means of a pal 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 in the course of 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 collector and NYC men’s type 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 gorgeous 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 signify ancient moments, pioneering achievements, heirlooms, kinfolk mementos, presents of love, and lifetime friendships.

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