Watch Wednesday

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Deluxe cases designed to hold your prized watch collection safe and sound.

You’ve built up your watch collection, so now where to keep them? Deluxe cases designed to hold your prized possessions while home and away, each as beautiful as the watches themselves. Steamer trunks get resized, suitcases get modified. There are even luxe leather rolls that can get tossed right into your carry-on luggage. The bottom of the drawer will no longer suffice.  

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1. Louis Vuitton 8 Watch Case, $6,200; louisvuitton.com

The classic Louis Vuitton monogram steamer trunk gets adapted to the ideal size for holding as many as eight watches. Gleaming brass details contrast with the natural cowhide, for a miniature representation of iconic the golden age of Vuitton travel.

 

(Photo: Courtesy Louis Vuitton)

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2. Hermès Lift 6 Watch Box, $6,750; hermes.com

Swift calfskin top, bosse velvet goatskin inside, and beautiful silver hardware: The anthracite sycamore Hermès Lift holds up to six timepieces. And with a box so lavish, it’d better be a knockout assortment.

 

(Photo: Courtesy Hermès)

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3. Asprey Six Watch Winder Box, English Saddle Leather, $9,650; asprey.com

Doing double duty as a watch winder, the English Saddle Leather watch box from Asprey not only stores six of your watches, but keeps them wound and well protected with a soft suede lining. Perfect for the top of the dresser, the glass lid lets you quickly scan your collection, making your daily grab-and-go easier than ever.

 

(Photo: Courtesy Asprey)

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4. Smythson Panama Travel Watch Roll, $550; smythson.com

Legend has it that Fred Smythson designed the first portable travel diary in 1908. The same style of crosshatched leather used on that book’s cover has now been adapted for a line of handsome travel accessories, featuring cases for everything from eyeglasses, currency, trinkets, and, of course, watches.

 

(Photo: Courtesy Smythson)

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5. Globe-Trotter Deco Watch Case, $2,000; globe-trotter.com

A special-edition travel case from Globe-Trotter, the Deco draws inspiration from the heady days of 1930s train travel—specifically, the glamour of the Orient Express. It’s available in navy, burgundy, and a “centenary” gray made for the brand’s 100th anniversary.

 

(Photo: Courtesy Globe-Trotter)

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6. T.Anthony Black Leather Watch Roll, $195; tanthony.com

An Upper East Side institution, New York’s T.Anthony hs created luggage for the likes of John Lennon and the Duke of Windsor. Now its made a useful watch roll for modern-day travel. Simply strap in two or three watches, roll it up, toss in your carry-on, and off you go.

 

(Photo: Courtesy T.Anthony)
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