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

By Matt Hranek

ISBN-10: 1579657141

ISBN-13: 9781579657147

Paul Newman wore his Rolex Daytona day by day for 35 years until eventually his dying in 2008. the enduring timepiece, most likely the only such a lot 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 chic gold Tiffany watch, proficient to him by means of a pal on his birthday, to the well-known 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 through 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 variety fixture, has traveled the realm undertaking firsthand interviews and diving into particular collections to assemble the never-before-told tales of seventy six watches, accomplished with lovely unique images of each unmarried piece. via those intimate bills and Hranek’s storytelling, the watches develop into greater than simply timepieces and standing symbols; they characterize ancient moments, pioneering achievements, heirlooms, kinfolk mementos, presents of love, and lifetime friendships.

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