Wristwatch Annual 2013: The Catalog of Producers, Prices, Models, and Specifications

Front Cover
Abbeville Press, Incorporated, Dec 18, 2012 - Antiques & Collectibles - 384 pages
3 Reviews
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. With Wristwatch 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 listed together.

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.

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: Wristwatch Annual Magazine 2005

User Review  - Overstock.com

Full of facts history of all the great watches watchmakers, old and new. A must for all collectors. Wonderful selection of watches movements. Facinating reading for the watch enthusiast. Read full review

Watch Collector's Bible

User Review  - Jack - Walmart

Extremely informative. Gives you a "what's up" on luxury watches of all types and most of the major brands. A "must have" for all watch collectors, of all levels. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Peter Braun is editor-in-chief of Germany's renowned wristwatch magazine, ArmbandUhren.

Bibliographic information