Photo Report: The Horological Society Of New York's 2017 Annual Gala And Charity Auction

Photo Report: The Horological Society Of New York's 2017 Annual Gala And Charity Auction

Steve Eagle (HSNY’s Director of Education, right) introducing the 2017 Henry B. Seared Scholarship to Justin Shellenberger.

The Henry B. Singed Scholarship was set up to help American watchmaking understudies in their examinations at full-time watchmaking schools and was granted interestingly at the 2017 Gala. HSNY’s Director of Education, Steve Eagle, talked on the benefits of horological instruction and considered his time at watchmaking school. Bird at that point presented the 2017 Henry B. Singed Scholarship awardee, Justin Shellenberger. Shellenberger is a first year understudy at the Lititz Watch Technicum in Pennsylvania. In his grant application, Shellenberger referred to the effect that the composition of Fried and Daniels made on his watchmaking ambitions.

Karen Ripley (HSNY Trustee) and Ed Hydeman (HSNY Past President)

A assortment of vintage watches passed on to HSNY more than 40 years prior was unloaded at the 2017 Gala, with continues going towards HSNY’s recently settled blessing reserve. Offering was eager, with more than $30,000 raised from the five parts. The cause sell off was made conceivable by HSNY support Heritage Auctions , and called by Nicholas Dawes of PBS Antiques Roadshow fame.

HSNY’s 2017 Charity Auction lots

Nicholas Dawes calling HSNY’s 2017 Charity Auction.

The swarm was an assorted blend of watchmakers, clockmakers, authorities, columnists, salespeople, and heads (with in excess of a couple of HODINKEE colleagues in the blend), mirroring the companionship and liberality of the NYC & US watch industry. Plans for HSNY’s 2018 Gala are now in progress, and we are anticipating seeing you there!

Michael Fossner, HSNY Vice President

Nicholas Manousos, HSNY President

HODINKEE is a backer of the Horological Society of New York.

(Photos: Monica Schipper)