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First Family Photo Showcases the President’s Timepiece of Choice

SEATTLE, WASH. – December 15, 2011 - Jorg Gray, an American watch brand dedicated to changing the way we view time, today announced the inclusion of its most popular timepiece, the Jorg Gray 6500 Chronograph, in the newly released Obama family portrait:

Photo: United States Government Work

The timepiece was gifted to then-Senator Obama in 2007 by the Secret Service and has appeared on his wrist at such great events as the Inaugural swearing in ceremony, his acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize and the 2011 State of the Union address.
JorgGray6500.jpg Product Description:

The Jorg Gray 6500 Chronograph

Movement: High precision chronograph movement, 24-hour hand display
Case: Solid stainless steel case with matt black dial.Water resistant up to 100 meters.
Lens: Scratch-resistant mineral crystal
Strap: Italian leather buffalo grain strap with white contrast stitching

Company Key Facts/Highlights:
Jorg Gray gained international recognition when then-Senator Barack Obama began wearing the Jorg Gray 6500 Chronograph, a gift he received from his Secret Service detail in 2007. Since then, the Jorg Gray Collection has expanded to include complete men’s and ladies’ lines as President Obama continues to sport the original JG6500.

Today Jorg Gray timepieces can be found at fine retailers throughout the United States and in major cities around the world from London to Hong Kong, Mexico City to Jakarta. The watches are meticulously crafted combining materials such as sapphire crystal, Swiss movements, and fine leather, rubber and stainless steel straps with intricate dials and casings.

Jorg Gray Collection features:
  • More than 150 stunning men’s and ladies’ models to fit any style or occasion
  • Swiss made movements
  • Sapphire crystal lenses
  • Diamonds in certain ladies’ models
  • Chronograph and non-chronograph models
  • Men’s watches with 40-48 mm dials
  • Ladies’ watches with 31-38 mm dials
About Jorg Gray
Founded in 1998, Jorg Gray has expanded from an American specialty private-label watch company to a worldwide brand. Revered for its fashionable timepieces, Jorg Gray creates watches that people love for their design and high level of quality. Jorg Gray’s visually striking, boldly designed watches combine styling, materials and colors that appeal to today’s discerning customer. Please visit for additional information.
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