a watch has metaphoric powers. It can function, for example, as a kind of [Self]-centric G.P.S. device. You put it on, and it gives you a lock on your own coordinates — not just time but space and self.
-NY times article on John Mayers watch collection
The Collection So Far...
Zenith Elite Port Royal 39mm- Currently on GF
Vintage Rolex Oyster Date 34mm
Orient CFM00004W 43mm
Bulova Day/Date quartz 34 mm
Lum-tec M42 Automatic (Phantom)
IWC Big Pilot
Breitling Transocean B01
Zenith striking 10th
Omega Seamaster GMT/Speedmaster
Rolex GMT Master IIc
Jaeger LeCoultre Reverso Grand GMT
and so many more....