The Most Famous Watch Engravings Of All Time, Top Replica Watch

For watches, lettering has no functional value. This is a personal choice based on personal preference rather than utility. Many people know that engraving hurts the resale value of a watch. Today we will enumerate the most famous examples of all time. These examples again prove that the rich and famous can do whatever they want.

Marlon Brando – DIY Customization

Marlon Brando starred in Apocalypse Now, but it should be noted that working with him was not easy. When Brando appeared on the set in the Philippines, his weight soared to 135 kilograms, so he had to ditch all his clothes (Francis Ford Coppola wanted Brando to play a strong and capable soldier). Brando further annoyed the costume group by doggedly wearing a Rolex Ref. 1675 GMT-Master. Members of the film crew politely reminded him that the watch did not fit the image of Walter Kurtz’s character, but Brando refused to take it off. He insisted, “If the audience is seeing this watch, then I’m not doing my job as an actor.” Top replica watch.

Brando made a DIY customization of this watch; he removed the bezel to make the eye look more worn out. The font is rough, but the watch’s value is not affected.

Ayrton Senna – Gift of Daytona

From Kurt Cobain to James Dean, an untimely death can often add to a star’s legacy. He was only 34 years old, but instead won the reputation of “Car God.”

The picture shows this Rolex Ref.16528 Cosmograph Daytona 18K gold watch, a Senna gift from Angelo Parrilla before his death. Angelo Parrilla discovered Senna from the karting world, brought him to Italy, and mentored him throughout his career. The two maintained a strong friendship until Cena’s untimely death. Tag Heuer replica watches.

The lettering is very ordinary, but it is significant to F1 fans. Senna gifted the watch around 1990, when he was at the peak of his career (world titles in 1988, 1990, and 1991). In May 2019, this watch was auctioned at Phillips’ “Watch Collection-Geneva Ⅸ” auction and the transaction price was 162,500 Swiss francs.

Paul Newman – Take the Gas Off

When asked how someone as famous and handsome as he could remain faithful to his marriage, Paul Newman replied, “Why go out for a hamburger when you have steak at home?” Paul Newman said It refers to his happy marriage with Joanne Woodward. But their relationship became tense when they starred together in the 1969 film “Winning.”

The film follows a race car driver trying to win the Indianapolis 500. To prepare for the role, Newman took racing courses. He quickly became obsessed with it, initially as a hobby and later as a profession. But Woodward wasn’t happy.

“Woodward thought it was the stupidest thing in the world,” Newman said of his motorsports—Ref—6239 Cosmograph Daytona watch.

Jacqueline Kennedy – Memorial Hike

This Cartier tank gold watch was a gift from Jacqueline Kennedy’s brother-in-law, former Polish prince Stanislaw “Stas” Radziwill, in 1963. The gift commemorates a 50-mile hike in Palm Beach in February 1963 that included Stas, Jacqueline Kennedy, their friends, and some relatives.

In June 2017, this watch once owned and worn by the former First Lady of the United States, was auctioned at Christie’s Rare Timepieces and American Icons Auction, and the transaction price was US$379,500. It is said that the winner was Kim Kardashian.

Band Width: 20mm
Model: 116528-0033
Series: Daytona
Brand: Rolex
Movement: Automatic
Dial Color: Champagne Dial
Gender: Men’s

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