EXCLUSIVE: Corum announces Trump will be sixth President to wear a ‘Dollar Watch’


Five American presidents have owned the Corum Dollar watch and, at an event at the Flying Fish restaurant on Sydney’s Jones Bay Wharf on Wednesday evening, Corum COO Davide Traxler announced that President-elect Trump will be the sixth. He told the intimate crowd that a close mutual friend had arranged an association. We didn’t know quite what to do with this revelation – the news of Trump’s victory was literally only hours old – so we kept calm and called Eric Wind, VP and Senior Specialist of Watches at Christie’s. Wind has a keen interest in presidential timepieces and in his opinion, it’s certainly possible: “I’ve seen it written that Presidents Johnson, Nixon, Carter, Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and Clinton all owned Corum Coin watches, but I have not found independent verification for all of them. However in 2015, Antiquorum sold watches that were reportedly the spares made of the Johnson and Nixon watches.” Given this backstory, we’ve no reason to doubt that Trump will be the sixth (or perhaps seventh) President to own a Corum Coin watch. Traxler dropped this timely piece of news while he was in Sydney to celebrate the brand’s official arrival into the Australian market through Lion Brands…. Read More