Nov 10, 2010

Replicas of Truman's watch might bring Columbia museum $3.9 million

(LancasterOnline) ... "We are pleasantly shocked," said museum director Noel B. Poirier on Tuesday. "This is a way to solidify that we'll be here in 10 years."
The story begins with the museum borrowing a wristwatch worn by President Harry S. Truman for a 2008 exhibit on presidential timepieces.
While it researched the exhibit, "Time in Office," the museum contacted the watch's Swiss maker, Gallet Watch Group, and asked about the device. Continued

Image taken at the National Watch & Clock Museum (Falmanac, some rights reserved).