My Watch Story A Coveted TAG Heuer At Long Last, A Grandfather’s Rolex Date, And A Swatch That’s Seen It All
Each and each Wednesday, we present a new portion of ” My Watch Story ,” a video arrangement featuring HODINKEE perusers and their most valued watches. The entries keep on gushing in, and we were unable to be more joyful to impart them to the watch community. Today, we have five new stories put together by Levon Shant Ekmekjian, Howie Woiwod, George Kidwell, Ibrahim Chowdhury, and Nicholas Delaney.
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Levon Shant Ekmekjian And His Swatch Chronograph
Levon, a descendent of overcomers of the Armenian destruction, was brought into the world in Aleppo, Syria. His mom got him this Swatch chronograph when they were getting away from the Syrian Civil War, supplanting a watch from his dad that had been taken. He’s been wearing it for just about 10 years – through extraditions and outcast camps – and it shows its wear. As of now, he’s an English and communications major at the American University of Armenia, and he anticipates making more joyful recollections with his Swatch on his wrist.
Howie Woiwod And His Gruen Airflight
When Howie, a watchmaker in Vancouver, was in watchmaking school, an individual understudy acquired a crate of random watches and developments for the taking. Howie snatched a lot of pieces, and when he experienced them again as of late, found that he had a Gruen Airflight development. Subsequent to looking, he had the option to locate an unused presentation Airflight to house the development – and is currently the glad proprietor of a basically new Gruen Airflight.
George Kidwell And His TAG Heuer Formula 1 Chronograph
When George, who is from the UK, was 12, he traveled with his folks. He saw a TAG Heuer Formula 1 at the air terminal and fell promptly infatuated – but didn’t have the way to get it. Yet, he always remembered it; after six years, when he landed his first position, he actually needed it – and found a pre-owned variant on the web. He actually recalls the sensation of accomplishment when he originally put it on.
Ibrahim Chowdhury And His Wife's Patek Philippe Ref. 4522
Ibrahim was brought into the world in Bangladesh, experienced childhood in Germany, and presently lives in Egypt. In 2007, he purchased this Patek women’s watch for his better half to commemorate the introduction of their child. Significantly, it was additionally fabricated in 1980 – his spouse’s introduction to the world year. They likewise have a little girl, who was brought into the world in 2008, and he trusts the watch will be given to her one day.
Nicholas Delaney And His Rolex Date
Nicholas, who is from Philadelphia, is the glad proprietor of his late granddad’s 1970s Rolex Date. His grandparents moved to New York from China in 1974, and his granddad wore this watch each day until he died in the mid 1990s. Nicholas’ grandma offered it to him when he was 11, however it was not until he built up an interest in watches in his 20s that he got it adjusted and working again.
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