Wristwatch Annual 2013: The Catalog of Producers, Prices, Models, and Specifications
Abbeville Press, Incorporated, Dec 18, 2012 - Antiques & Collectibles - 384 pages
The definitive book for the collector of mechanical wristwatches, with complete information--including prices--on over 1,400 models made by more than 120 international brands.
This fifteenth edition of the watch industry mainstay features over 1,400 of the world’s most luxurious wristwatches and provides color photographs and complete specifications for each watch. WithWristwatch Annual, collectors have a wealth of information close at hand: the book is arranged alphabetically by producer, and within each producer’s section are specifications and materials for each watch, including price, movement, special features, complications, case, dial, band, and available variations of a particular model. A glossary and pronunciation guide help acclimate the reader to the world of fine timepieces, and, for prospective buyers, the addresses of all featured producers are listedtogether.
The elegant photography and layout will encourage people to peruse the year’s offerings for aesthetic appeal as well. The range of styles, from classic to modern, reflects the inclusive nature of this book, which watch collectors around the world will find both a handy reference and required reading.
A glossary and pronunciation guide help acclimate the reader to the world of fine timepieces, and, for prospective buyers, the addresses of all featured producers are listed together.
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