Synopses & Reviews
Every year brings hundreds of new wristwatch designs, with aesthetic and mechanical changes and improvements, limited edition watches, and new producers keeping this field exciting for collectors. Following the success of last yearGÇÖs book, this new annual features over 1,700 of the worldGÇÖs 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 producerGÇÖs section are specifications and materials for each watch, including price, movement, special features, complications, casings, dial, band, and available variations of a particular model. The elegant photography and layout will encourage people to peruse the yearGÇÖs offerings watch-by-watch for aesthetic appeal as well. The range of styles, from classic to modern, reflects the inclusive nature of this book, which watch collectors the world over will find both a handy reference and required reading. Included in the 2004 edition:Audemars Piquet; Baume and Mercier; Bell and Ross; Bertolucci; Blancpain; Blu; Bonneville; Rainer Brand; Breguet; Breitling; Bulgari; Bunz Collection; Vincent Calabrese; Cartier; Charriol; Chase-Durer; J. Chevalier; Chopard; Chronoswiss; Fr+¬d+¬rique Constant; Corum; Davosa; Dubey and Schaldenbrand; Ph. Du Bois and Fils; Roger Dubuis; Dufeau; Dunhill; Ebel; Eberhard and Co.; Louis +ërard; Eterna; Jacques Etoile; Fortis; Gerald Genta; Paul Gerber; Girard-Perregaux; Glash++tte Original; Hanhart; Harwood; Hublot; Ikepod; IWC; Jaeger-LeCoultre; Daniel JeanRichard; Junghans; Urban Jurgensen; Kelek; Kobold; Kurth; Maurice Lacroix; A. Lange and Sohne; Longines; Jean Marcel; Marcello C.; Mido; Minerva; Montblanc; Movado; M++hle; Franck Muller; Ulysse Nardin; Rainer Nienaber; Nivrel; Nomos; Omega; Oris; Pacardt; Officine Panerai; Parmigiani Fleurier; Patek Philippe; Pequignet Perrelet; Piaget; Paul Picot; Poljot; Porsche Design; Rado; Revue Thommen; Auguste Reymond; RGM; Rolex; Daniel Roth; Jorg Schauer; Schwarz-Etienne; Alain Silberstein; Sinn Spezialuhren; Sothis; Stowa; TAG Heuer; Temption; Tissot; Tutima; Union Glash++tte; Vacheron Constantin; Ventura; Raymond Weil; Harry Winston; Xemex; Zenith
The definitive book for the collector of mechanical wristwatches--with complete information on more than 100 brands internationally--features color photos of more than 1,700 of the world's most luxurious wristwatches.