My dad bought his second Rolex, a GMT Master, in November of 2014 while visiting my sister in Georgia. Just 3 short years later, while visiting my sister again, he died suddenly in his sleep. I loved this watch and it was the one thing I wanted to have to remember my dad. Shortly before he died, our son was born. When I hold him he often plays with the watch. I tell him stories of his Grandpa and that one day, he too will wear this watch and pass it down to future generations. Today, my father would have turned 81.
My Grandparents arrived in this country not through the pursuit of any “American Dream,” but simply to escape the terrors of World War II. Many years later, my Grandfather received this tuning fork Omega as an award for his career - which he spent designing roads, bridges, and other vital parts of our infrastructure.
Right before I turned 40, #MrsRCS asked me what I wanted for my birthday (knowing I wanted a watch). I said ‘something that makes me think of you every time I look at it’. She chose VERY well...
What are Watch Stories?
Watch Stories are real tales shared by real people with a true love for their timepiece. Every watch, whether old or new, has something to say. Your watch is no exception.
Maybe your watch was from someone special, or marks a life-changing occasion. Perhaps it was your first watch, or your grail watch. Whatever your story, we want to know. So, join the conversation.TELL YOUR STORY
What Can I Win?
Each week we will announce prize winners and all valid entries and winners will be eligible to win the grand prize watch pair of the OMEGA Speedmaster and Speedmaster Reduced.
Winners will be contacted via the social media platform used to post their story. Posts will be moderated prior to posting to our site, and only public posts are eligible to win. Best of luck!READ TERMS & CONDITIONS