During the 2020 presidential campaign, Donald Trump and Joe Biden spent an estimated US$1.3 billion to reserve their seat in the Oval Office, but that doesn’t include the timepieces that have been spotted on both their wrists.
A real estate heavy hitter, Trump has been photographed numerous times wearing watches from the likes of Rolex and Patek Philippe––mostly in all-yellow gold and with a dusting of diamonds. But Biden has also proven himself to be a pretty dedicated watch collector over the years.
The president-elect has been spotted countless times with different Omega Seamasters. A stainless-steel model was strapped to his wrist and photographed by White House paparazzi back when he served with then-President Barack Obama. At about US$5,200, Biden’s Seamaster isn’t as bank-busting as Trump's preferred wrist candy, but it’s among the most expensive in the president-elect's collection.
It seems Biden has at least three examples of the Omega Seamaster, which was popularised by Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig in their James Bond films: one with a black dial and bezel; one with a white dial and gold bezel; and one with a blue dial and blue bezel.