The watch industry has a remarkable way of pulling together when times are tough. We see it every other year with the Only Watch auction raising money for muscular dystrophy. Jack Nicklaus auctioned his Rolex Day-Date last year to raise money for unwell children, and John Goldberger did the same with his unique white gold ref. 6265 Daytona in 2018. In response to the Coronavirus Crisis that is sweeping the world, and hitting America particularly hard, our friends at the Horological Society of New York have put together the Working Watchmakers Grant. It is a fund to support watchmakers around the US who are struggling because of the pandemic. Supporting the local industry in this way is well within the mission of the HSNY since they were established in 1866. Funded through donations, the Horological Society of New York Working Watchmakers Grant is a USD$100,000 fund that would be offered in USD$1000 amounts to 100 watchmakers around America. When considering the HSNY's response to the pandemic, President Nicholas Manousos said they looked into their own history to realise their next steps forward.."New York watchmakers came together in 1866 to ensure their colleagues were taken care of," said Manousos. "The Working…

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