“Gifts should be about what the receiver wants; not the projections of the preference(s) of the giver of the gift! Only then your gift will truly face the test of time.” Confessions of a Chrono Cognoscente For me, it’s super-hard to impress someone with a gift. Can’t say about the rest, I avoid gifting others
Enhancing luxury in time-telling made the watch a status symbol; it’s doing the same currently for writing instruments to an increasingly large crowd. But we who appreciate finery in time-telling also believe that as an essential part of writing! We shall love them for just being what they are. Learned gentlemen who tend to be
Pens, especially fountain pens; and watches are intimately linked. Some of the watch manufacturers make both and matching hands to nibs or cases to caps – maybe even straps to clips – don’t seem that hard. All you need is just picking the style – vintage, classic, retro, contemporary or any other classifications on offer.