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Notable Military Watches: A Brief History Military-issued watches have had a significant impact on the evolution of modern warfare. Likewise, the unique needs of the military have had a considerable influence on the development of watches. For example, the harsh conditions of trench warfare in WWI

The name Henry Graves, Jr. is one that inspires a great deal of awe among watch collectors. And for Patek Philippe, he's a savior. Graves, a wealthy American banker of the late 19th/early 20th century, had obsessions with several high-ticket items—think boats, art, real estate. But watches

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