Emperor Hirohito & Mickey Mouse

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Emperor Hirohito & Mickey Mouse

Post by koimaster » May 23rd 2021, 11:34pm

This is a story about how the true value of a watch is always subjective. It’s a story about why a grail watch doesn’t have to be a Patek Philippe and how a timepiece can also offer a surprising window into a man’s very soul. Our protagonist is the Japanese Emperor Hirohito, who ruled over the Empire of Japan from 1926 until 1947, after which he was Emperor of the state of Japan until his death in 1980. Commonly portrayed as a gentle man with limited influence over the military and its politics, he was described by the New York Times as being “quiet, dignified and studious”. He also had surprising taste in watches.

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