This week on Great 'Grams, we've got a tennis superstar, a fully custom wristwatch by George Daniels, and a southpaw Rolex Day-Date, and more. The tennis superstar in question is none other than GaŽl Monfils, who this week posted about a new Instagram account he has started (@myson.watches) that will focus specifically on his watch collection. In his post announcing the account, he was wearing what appears to be a Patek Philippe Annual Calendar Regulator 5235G, a watch that is as unusual as it is under-appreciated, and certainly a piece that requires an immersion in the world of Patek Philippe before it can be fully understood. GaŽl has been involved in the watch industry over the last few years as a GPHG jury member, and has shown the depth of his collection by posting pieces by both Patek Philippe and F.P. Journe, gathering almost 2000 followers in just four days. While it's common for tennis players to publicly wear rare and expensive watches, it's less common to see a tennis player wearing a watch that isn't on their wrist through a sponsorship arrangement of some form, so it's fantastic for a champion to publicly support the watch industry more broadly.…

The post Great 'Grams: A tennis superstar, a unique Rolex appeared first on Time and Tide Watches.

More...