Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Maybe I should go for a pre-owned watch. Antiquorum is having an auction on June 11th. I could get a watch formerly owned by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr, or Steve McQueen.
This 14K gold Movado watch was given to President Roosevelt for his 63rd (and last) birthday by his son-in-law, Col. John Boettiger on January 30, 1945. The watch was worn by FDR during the last two months of his life and he may have been wearing this watch when he died on April 12, 1945 at Warm Springs, Georgia.