Historical Perspectives: ‘The Watch & The War’ – A Short Film Tracing The History Of A 1938 Panerai Radiomir That Belonged To An American Intelligence Officer
As a little fellow, Jim Brucia appreciated his uncle Ben’s interested wristwatch. He wound up acquiring the watch in 1972, however never realized what his uncle did during the War. In 2007, Jim Brucia revealed the set of experiences behind the Panerai watch, and thusly found what his late uncle did during WWII.
In this short film, HODINKEE’s own Benjamin Clymer joins Jim Brucia to clarify the chronicled meaning of this significant watch.
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