Mr. Jeffrey P. Hess

Mr. Jeffrey P Hess has earned his place as a cornerstone in the luxury chronograph market and is the author of the Schiffer Publishing Best Seller "The Best of Time - Rolex Wristwatches - An Unauthorized History." He is one of the world's foremost experts on vintage watches and is a highly sought after lecturer. He was named by Revolution magazine as a visionary along with the president of Christian Dior and Harry Winston.


2004 to 2009: Adjunct Professor Saint Petersburg College teaching Fine and Decorative Arts
2006: Old Northeast Jewelers Owner Authorized dealers
2004: In guest expert appraisers at PBS Channel 3 Antiques Roadshow event
2003: Duber TIme US distributors for Ball Watch USA Xemex and Muhle Glashutte
2001: Regular featured guest expert for NBC Jack Harris show Art watches collectibles
1999: Charter Master Dealer
1999: Watch expert with static hours on ShopNBC
1997 to 2003: Contributing editor to HR watches magazine
1997 to 1999: Jewelry Shopping network
1997: published Best of Time Rolex and unauthorized History (now working on a 4th edition)
1995: ATN television network selling watches Jewelry
1993: Founded IW magazine the longest running watch magazine in the world
1990 to Present: Hess Fine Art Fine Collectibles and watches
1988: Founding Member of the International Watch Jewelry Guild
1984 to 1990: Hess Investments Dealing in Fine and decorative arts owner
1983 to 1984: Urbana Fine Art Gallery owner
1980: P& H jewelry & Antiques Champagne Urbana Ill Owner
1976: Watch City Antiques Peoria Illinois owner
2 years resident Art and antique appraisers for Saint Petersburg History Museum. Acknowledged contributor to Roy Earhart's 2019s series of 30 books published from 1978 to 1988 (too many titles to list).

Contributor and researcher to the book "American Wristwatches: 5 decades of style" by Eb Faber

Mr. Hess has the rights to the following books by Heart of America Press:


GIA Diamonds Graduate

GIA, Gemological Institute of America Inc IWJG, International Watch and Jewelry Guild NAWCC, National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors Inc DDC, Diamond Dealers Club New York ISG Global Network