The mystery of the Rolex Day-Date President John F. Kennedy

Hello. Today Jake told me to tell you a story of a Rolex Day-Date President. Actually Jake’s Rolex Blog has in its files only for the argument that it “watches with the crown of the President” as many as 10 post. This article talks about what they say belonged to John Fitzgerald Kennedy. How to continue to follow his unique destiny even this item is accompanied by a great mystery.

The article begins by describing JFK and the socio-political atmosphere of those years. Skipping this part that you can learn in every moment reading his original text of which as always you can find the link at the end.
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Jake writes: … A great lover of Rolex that I know told me that he was sure that he used to wear Rolex Kennedy and that he had seen the photos. Of course if there were images of JFK with a Rolex I procurarmele for readers of Jake’s Rolex Watch Blog, so I asked him spontaneously: where did you see those pictures?

Told me not to remember, then he asked: “Which clock wore when JFK was assassinated? I replied that I did not. He told me that he thought he had a Rolex President ?!

I replied that I had no evidence of this and that if that were the case, everyone would know. He insisted again so I contacted the JFK Presidential Archive and they confirmed me that was not true. It turned out that JFK was wearing at the time of the crime a Cartier Tank in gold with a black leather strap as shown in the image below.

Since we’re exploring the events very deep I must share with you that my political profile is that of a historian. Ie anyone. I ‘true, I have no particular political profile or, if you prefer. I am and have always been an Agnostic politically speaking. I always voted according to the profile and the personal character of the candidate.
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I also like Ike the Republican and the Democratic Truman – get an idea.

My only goal is to share with you all a story with the hope you will find it interesting for you.

(Ed. Jake continues to narrate facts – such as the Rolling Stones song of ’68 entitled Sympathy For the Devil in which Mick Jagger tells how American society of that time was idealistic and impattatando against a Kennedy who belonged to the legend of Camelot was she to decide his death.)

Now reality becomes stranger than fiction. A gold Rolex Day-Date commonly called President was sold at an auction on Oct. 18, 2005 for $ 120,000. It said that it was given to JFK from Marilyn Monroe who was rumored to be his lover.

The story goes that Marilyn Monroe gave this Day-Date to Kennedy after the famous song cards that sang to him during his forty-fifth birthday at Madison Square Garden during a congress of the Democratic Party.
The watch box also contained a poem written on a small piece of paper titled:

A deep dedication to your birthday.
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The poem says:

“Let lovers be more eager without a murmur and the roses bloom with music around.
Let passion burn on lips and eyes, and the pleasures that revolve around happily.

Let the glow gold innondi the sky and let me love or die. ”

Marilyn Monroe died after two months and six months after JFK. They say the candle that shines twice hard half the time, so it could be true for this story.
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(Jake continues to tell history from a series of fine details on the life of the president, then concludes on this Day-Date).

Jake continues: I heard a voice say, based on the serial, that the Rolex was manufactured in 1965 two years after his death, but in my experience of life, I must say with sadness, I heard about this brand more false that true. Unfortunately people put around and perpetual stories that do not respond to the truth because it gives them the feeling of becoming famous.

An update of Jake returns to his post – in the typical green of the Maison Geneva – the following:
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LarryK sent me an email saying: “According to the traceability of each serial number Rolex, Rolex Monroe JFK (number 1,296,419) dates back to the third quarter of 1965, two years after President Kennedy was assassinated. I do not think the clock that has collected all that money is genuine. ” Thanks for sending me these details Larry. I’ve heard this done before and as soon as I can go into the fact to know the truth.

Conclusions: beyond the beautiful and tender story about the Rolex President Kennedy that I hope you enjoyed, Jake is right: the speculation when there are big interests are always many to come out, that are founded or not. The caution in any event is always the best strategy to adopt.

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