Aristocrats and the economics of time

1935: for $2.98, an idea as modern as tomorrow.

New-Deal-Advertisement-1935-170-Sears

1963: on the wall, Marx. On the wrist, not one blingwatch but two.

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Sources:

http://vintagecharacterwatches.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/New-Deal-Advertisement-1935-170-Sears.jpg

“Fidel Castro smoking a cigar while wearing two Rolex watches during a meeting with Khrushchev at the Kremlin, April 27th, 1963.” http://historicaltimes.tumblr.com/post/146958081794/fidel-castro-smoking-a-cigar-while-wearing-two