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Reddit AMA (Ask me Anything). I Am Jeffrey Hess, President and CEO of Ball Watch USA. AMA (self.Watches). Feel free to ask me anything concerning watches, vintage or modern, Especially Ball.
Welcome back to an original aBlogtoWatch feature, "My First Grail Watch". In this series, we ask prominent people in the watch industry about the first timepiece that they lusted after.
An Interview with Richard Arbib
By: Jeffrey P. Hess
It was a puzzle. It was 1987 and no one seemed to know who designed the hottest collectible watch of the era, the 1950s-made Hamilton Electric series...
ST. PETERSBURG — Two longtime local retailers have bought another retail landmark. Jeffrey and Katrina Hess, owners of Old Northeast Jewelers and Hess Fine Art for 27 years, recently acquired the 33-year-old Patty and Friends Antique Mall.
"It's our plan to make Patty and Friends part of our family business and keep everything intact," said Jeffrey Hess. "We are keeping the name....
What started as a love of vintage watches and the history that propels them turned into a mission of sorts for Jeffrey Hess, North American distributor of Ball Watches and Mühle-Glashütte, CEO of Hess Fine Art and Old Northeast Jewelers, and avid collector.