Watches make the ideal romantic gift for many reasons. Ever-present on the wrist, it not only tells time, but serves as a daily reminder of a couple’s commitment to spend time together. Given on a special occasion, it becomes a marker of a particular moment or memory. Chosen carefully, it can last for decades and generations, which gives it true sentimental value.
Throughout history, there have been watches that captured the interest of the public, mainly because of the men and women who owned them. Some of them are more than just watches worn by famous people, but were presents given out of love and devotion: