Watch with a story: Seamaster

The watch discussed in this blog has seen much of the world. The owner of the watch was a world traveller, his story was told years later by his widow. The pictures and stories in this blog mainly date back to the 1960’s. THe owner of the watch lived in Vietnam and Greenland, he served […]

The Patek Philippe of the Dalai Lama

The story behind this patek philippe pocket watch is so bizarre that it almost sounds unbelievable. This pocket watch was given to the Dalai Lama when he was 7 years old, which is noteworthy in itself. Moreover, the watch was donated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the middle of the Second World War. The […]

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