Category: wristwatches

The great Gloria Swanson, silent film seduct…

The great Gloria Swanson, silent film seductress whose career was revived in 1950 by Billy Wilder’s “Sunset Boulevard.” In the film, Ms. Swanson – as Norma Desmond – best summed up her life: “I am big; it’s the pictures that got small.”

“Metropolis” inspired Deco/Germa…

“Metropolis” inspired Deco/German Expressionist timepiece advertisement from L’Illustration, Paris, 1929

Almost inseparable in real life, Elizabeth T…

Almost inseparable in real life, Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift are captured here in a studio still from “A Place in the Sun,” circa 1951. Like most men of the era, Mr. Clift was rarely seen without his wristwatch.

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We’re particularly fond of this 1967 c…

We’re particularly fond of this 1967 conceptual art watch ad illustrating beautiful faces, hands … and legs.

MGM studio still of Frank Sinatra as Major B…

MGM studio still of Frank Sinatra as Major Bennett Marco in “The Manchurian Candidate,” circa 1962.

Exceedingly rare men’s 21 ruby-jeweled L…

Exceedingly rare men’s 21 ruby-jeweled Lord Elgin wristwatch with “atomic” styled case and 1955.

The utterly captivating Anisa French wearing h…

The utterly captivating Anisa French wearing her men’s 1925 Dueber Hampden.

Photographer: Rossie Newson

Makeup by Lucrecia Suarez

Special thank you to The Cuban Club and Christine Cowart

Considered to be the pinnacle of luxury; this …

Considered to be the pinnacle of luxury; this rare Longines diamond-dial platinum dress watch with diamond-studded case is, in a word, magnificent. Circa 1945

Stunning 1957 French advertisement featuring…

Stunning 1957 French advertisement featuring Longines’ Conquest model.