Winston Churchill is best remembered for his service to the British people and Allied powers during the Second World War. But his colorful life in the military and as a journalist and author shaped him into the fearless leader we remember him as today.
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (“Jackie”) is remembered and revered as one of the most compelling women in history. She was a champion of the arts, literature, and culture. And, she was a fashion icon who continues to inspire women and members of the fashion community today
It's the stuff that belongs in a Hollywood film: a family's precious, priceless object stolen, only to return many years later on an auction block. What follows is the family's attempts to return it to their possession through years' worth of legal wrangling. While the scenario echoes the
The life of a celebrity is an interesting one, to be sure. They put in the work, of course, that makes them famous, but they're set apart from the world at large. Scrutinized to a degree unlike any other. However, the brands they endorse can
When it comes to the President of the United States, you can't say no one is paying attention to his watch. In the mid to late 20th century, the ruling class didn't care as much about perceptions of the media or the masses. And even
Ever since President Harry Truman wore one during his time in office, the Vulcain Cricket has graced plenty of presidential wrists. In fact, it probably deserves the nickname "President" more than the gold Rolex Day-Date. Almost every single President in the past 60-odd years has
Martin Luther King Jr. - The Man and His Legacy
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was an extraordinary figure in American history. He was an American Baptist minister and activist and is the most recognizable leader in the American Civil Rights movement. The changes that King
In the watch community, we often measure a man by what he wears on his wrist.
A wristwatch is often a symbol of status and power. It’s also often a reminder of significant life events or memories. Sometimes, it can be both—a collection of unassuming timepieces
Few watches are as iconic as the Rolex Day-Date—the 18k yellow gold wristwatch that’s commonly known as the “President” or “Presidential.” With its bold appearance, the Day-Date has adorned the wrists of some of the most well-known tycoons and world leaders of the 20th century.
Did you know that there was a secret engraving in Abraham Lincoln’s pocket watch? On April 13th, 1861, watchmaker Jonathan Dillon was repairing President Lincoln’s pocket watch when the first shots of the Civil War occurred. As soon as Dillon heard the news, he removed