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J. Quincy Adams regularly skinny-dipped in the Potomac River. Water-resistant TAG Heuer Aquaracer 43mm with steel band, $2,750, at Zadok Jewelers. If ever there was a time to look at your watch, it was during William Harrison's inauguration speech — 90 minutes in cold, rainy weather, after which Harrison fell ill and died 33 days into his presidency. Harry Winston Project Z14, below, with Zalium case and rubber strap, price upon request, at the Harry Winston boutique. The ambidextrous James Garfield could write in Greek with one hand and Latin with the other — at the same time. On one hand, Rolex Milgauss Z-Blue Dial with orange markers and oyster- steel bracelet, price upon request, at the Rolex boutique, Deutsch Fine Jewelry, I W Marks, Lewis Jewelers. On the other hand, David Yurman Revolution Chronograph, below, with rubber strap and meteorite dial $6,000, at the David Yurman boutique. LBJ loved his Patek Philippe with the Golden Rule printed on its dial. Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronograph, left, in yellow gold with gold applied numerals, price upon request, at de Boulle Diamond & Jewelry. Andrew Jackson participated in the most duels of any president. Chanel J12 Paradoxe watch in shock-resistant ceramic, price upon request, at the Chanel boutique. The PresidenTial Watch Harry Truman, who wore a Vacheron Constantin timepiece while in office, might have loved the Historiques American 1921 collection, designed with a handy twisted dial to view the time without moving your wrist, $43,800 platinum, $33,700 rose gold, at Zadok Jewelers. FDR named his estate in Maryland Shangri-La and designated it the presidential retreat; Ike thought the name too fancy and changed it to Camp David. In honor of the Shangri-La that was, Van Cleef & Arpels Pierre Arpels 38mm 18K white-gold and diamond timepiece, above, $24,600, at the Van Cleef & Arpels boutique. Bill Clinton wore a $50 Timex while in office, but as soon as he left, he pulled out the good stuff: a Panerai PAM89 GHT, Cartier Ballon Bleu, A. Lange & Söhne, Franck Muller, Roger Dubuis, and even Shinola. Shinola Runwell Chrono 47mm with a jazzy blue dial and teak leather straps $750, at I W Marks, Zadok Jewelers. Harry Truman Skinny-dipping J. Quincy Adams Fancy Franklin Delano Roosevelt Dueling Andrew Jackson Ambidextrous James Garfield David Yurman Revolution Chronograph (Continued from page 52) 54

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