This pocket watch is as good as it gets in Faulkner collecting. It has immense resonances. In the opening of the June 2, 1910 Quentin section of The Sound and the Fury, Quentin thinks back over how his grandfather had given his father the watch, which, in turn, Quentin’s father bequeathed to him to take to Harvard, so that he might always be on time. You might even say that time is the chief protagonist of the novel.”  christmas is coming up, guys.