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Wristwatches: History of a Century's Development

Wristwatches: History of a Century's Development
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Wristwatches: History of a Century's Development by: Helmut Kahlert, Richard Muhe, Gisbert L. Brunner
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Author: Helmut Kahlert, Richard Muhe, Gisbert L. Brunner
Binding: Hard Cover with dust jacket
Copyright: 2005
Pages: 520
Size: 9 x 12 in.

Product Code: SO-SCH-2005-0764321374-X4

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Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry.

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This is an oversized, coffee tablestyle book, 519 pages, hardcover with dust jacket. If this field of collecting interests you, there is probably no single book that better covers so many of these fine luxury brands of wristwatches. Here is a sampling from the Table of Contents:

  • Patek Philippe
  • Audemars Piguet
  • Vacheron
  • Constantin
  • Rolex
  • Universal Geneve
  • Cartier
  • Jaeger LeCoultre
  • Ebel
  • Omega
  • Longines
  • Movado
  • Fortis
  • Heuer/ TAG Heuer
  • Russian Watches
  • Military Watches
  • Sports Watches
  • Aviation Watches
  • Skeletal Watches
  • Observation Watches
  • Chronometers
  • World & Time Zone Wristwatches
  • . And much more.

---- copyright 2004, Collector Bookstore, John K, Reviewer


The mechanical wristwatch is a cherished treasure. This newly updated classic book is designed for the collector, with a historical survey, a description of how mechanical wristwatches work, and a glossary. Updated prices for various watches are included, along with a chapter on fakes, knock-offs, and hybrids. Information on the preservation, care, and repair of the watch rounds out the volume, making it an excellent reference for novice and experienced collectors alike.

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