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American Wristwatches by: Edward Faber, Stewart Unger

American Wristwatches by: Edward Faber, Stewart Unger
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American Wristwatches: Five Decades of Style and Design, Revised Second Edition with new examples & updated value guide by: Edward Faber, Stewart Unger, with Ettagale Blauer
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Author: Edward Faber, Stewart Unger, with Ettagale Blauer
Binding: Hard Cover with dust jacket
Copyright: 1996
Pages: 282
Size: 9.38 x 12.38 in.

Product Code: SO-SCH-1996-0764301713-X4

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Introduced into a skeptical American marketplace early in the twentieth century, the wristwatch soon caught the consumer's imagination. It was not long before American watch manufacturers adopted the form and brought their ingenuity and creativity to bear on the style and design of the wristwatch. Fifty years of innovation and beauty follow, and this beautiful book brings you the story in word and picture. Illustrated with over 600 full color pictures, the authors have traced the history of the American wristwatch. Their original research brings life to some of the persons who influenced its development. Design periods are defined and the watches they engendered are amply illustrated giving the reader knowledge that is valuable, both for the appreciation and the collecting of these wristwatches.

Includes Rolex, Omega, Cartier, Patek Philippe, Movado, and many other brands.


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