H10: My Favorite Story: James Stacey
Editor’s Note: The HODINKEE tenth Anniversary Weekend, or H10 as we’re calling it here at HQ, is currently only fourteen days away. We figured it would be fun paving the way to the large end of the week to request our editors and journalists to each pick one from their #1 stories from the main decade of HODINKEE to share again with all of you. It very well may be a story with individual importance, a story that changed their relationship to fake watch prices or only one that they truly need everybody to look at once more. Every day from this point until December 7 we’ll be distributing an alternate individual’s choice. Enjoy.
There is some narcissism in choosing one’s #1 anything, and for this situation this is on the grounds that this is a piece I wish I had composed. Truth be told, while this piece originates before my residency with the ‘Dink, I recall DM’ing Ben on Instagram quickly after perusing it to offer my help for the work. Vehicles, fake watch prices outdated motorsports, and a person that just appeared to “get it” at an undeniable level – Briggs Cunningham is an entrancing character throughout the entire existence of American motorsports and, as I gained from this piece, has wonderful insight regarding watches.
Cunningham’s wild steel 1526 with dark enamel Arabic numerals.
Cunningham was as genuine as they came. As Ben clarifies, Cunningham constructed speedboats, had the primary Ferrari in America, possessed the first historically speaking Mercedes 300SL Gullwing, and even created and assembled custom LeMans race vehicles (after beforehand becoming the main American to enter an American-made vehicle). His taste didn’t stop with vehicles, either, as Cunningham had a propensity for commissioned steel Pateks, with Ben stating “he had been an intense fake watch prices purchaser, commissioning two of the most lovely and practical fake watch prices to come out of the 1950s.”
For me Cunningham, and Ben’s inside and out glance at his vehicles and fake watch prices kinda has everything. While I worship the vehicles, the fake watch prices the vintage hustling – every last bit of it – it truly comes down to the depth and power of Cunningham’s enthusiasm for these things. From crazy Pateks to model race vehicles and the front of Time magazine, on the off chance that you figured out how to miss this story back in 2016, don’t commit that error once more. It’s a goodie.
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