A friend of mine had a difficult few days looking for a gift for his father, it was the fathers seventh year birthday and the occasion called for a special gift that would be remembered and used for a long time, it is almost always very difficult to find the right kind of gift for older men, the many ties and letter openings that they got through the years do not give a lot of options for a surprise quality gift.
The one solution my friend found the men's pocket watch, a symbol of time past when men used to carry their watches and every pocket watch was completely different in make and design, the pocket watch is still considered as a gift of elegance and uniqueness, almost as a jewelry is for women the pocket watch can be worn for special occasions and used for only a part of the time.
The gift can be also made even more special, you can choose to engrave something on the body of the pocket watch, so you can make the occasion with some words for the person that you are giving it to, or even think of an original line that you think that the person would appreciate. An engraved pocket watch is an excellent idea when giving a pocket watch as a gift to a colleague or work associate. Personalizing the watch is also a nice gesture of appreciation and can hold some words about the men who is carrying it.
While regular watches are very popular as gift for men, the pocket watch is not yet as popular, mostly because of the price and the fact that not everyone uses a pocket watch today, so you should also get the pocket watch to, is he going to use this kind of thing and appreciate its beauty and uniqueness, or is the pocket watch going to find its way to the draw, never to be seen again? In this case it will be better for all involved to look for a different present.
Some people are antique lovers and that can give you an excellent opportunity of finding an antique pocket watch as a gift, this is almost as sure as you can get to giving the best present you can, an antique watch is something that will inspire the antique admirer and will supply him with many hours of joy and pleasure, the great thing is that the internet and antique shops around the world have many pocket watches to offer, some of them tell very special stories, this is one gift you do not forget, and that even if not used is greatly appreciated and enjoyed.
In general the pocket watch is a gift you will need to spend some time researching and finding, it is also a gift that, if given to the right person, will be forever remembered and enjoyed. Even the simplest of men likes to think of himself an old time gentlemen from time to time, and a pocket watch will give the perfect opportunity to doing just that.