January 2017 Auction Ends Thursday, January 26th, 5pm Pacific
14k yellow gold Longines wristwatch, gifted by Madame Chiang Kai-Shek to U.S. Secret Service agent Henry W. Rodney. Rodney guarded Presidents Hoover, Roosevelt, Truman and Eisenhower, and was also part of the security detail for foreign dignitaries, including Madame Chiang Kai-Shek. The watch's face has the Chiang Kai-Shek crest (white sun with 12 points), and back of face is engraved, ''MR. H.W. RODNEY / MADAME CHIANG KAI-SHEK''. Face measures 1'' x 1'', total length measures 9''. Comes housed in green paper box. Some scratching to crystal covering watch face and band appears to have been replaced; overall very good condition. Wind-up watch still runs.
Madame Chiang Kai-Shek Owned 14k Gold Longines Watch -- With Her Engraving & Crest -- Gifted to Secret Service Agent Henry W. Rodney, Who Was Part of the Security Detail for Madame Kai-Shek
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