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, the 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, 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 yearGÇÖs 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.
Alpina; Svend Anderson; Angular Momentum; Anonimo; Arnold and Son; Audemars Piguet; Ball Watch Company; Baume and Mercier; Bell and Ross; Ernst Benz; Blancpain; blu; Rainer Brand; Martin Braun; Breguet; Breitling; Carl F. Bucherer; Buti; Bvlgari; Nouvelle Horlogerie Calabrese; Cartier; Chase-Durer; Chopard; Chronoswiss; Fr+¬d+¬rique Constant; Corum; Cuervo y Sobrinos; Cyclos; d.freemont; Davosa; de Bethune; de Grisogono; deWitt; Doxa; Dubey and Schaldenbrand; Roger Dubuis; Dunhill; Ebel; Eberhard and Co.; Epos; Louis Erard; Eterna; Jacques Etoile; Faberg+¬; Carlo Ferrara; Formex; Fortis; G+¬rald Genta; Gevril; Girard-Perregaux; Glash++tte Original; Glycine; Graham; Hanhart; Harwood; Herm+¿s; Hublot; IWC; Jacob and Co.; Jaeger-LeCoultre; Jaquet Droz; Daniel JeanRichard; F.P. Journe; Urban J++rgensen; Kobold; Kurth; Maurice Lacroix; A. Lange and S+¦hne; Limes; Longines; Marcello C.; Meistersinger; Mido; Richard Mille; Milus; Daniel Mink; Montblanc; H. Moser; Movado; M++hle; Franck Muller; Ulysse Nardin; NBY; Armand Nicolet; Rainer Nienaber; Nivrel; Nomos; Omega; Oris; Panerai; Parmigiani; Patek Philippe; Piaget; Paul Picot; Polijot-International; Porsche Design; Rado; Auguste Reymond; RGM; Rolex; Daniel Roth; Scalfaro; J+¦rg Schauer; Alain Silberstein; Sinn; Sothis; Stowa; Swiss Army; TAG Heuer; Temption; Tissot; Tudor; Tutima; Union; Vacheron Constantin; Ventura; Vollmer; George J von Burg; Harry Winston; Xemex; Dino Zei; Zenith; Zeno.
With additional reports on:
B.R.M.; DeLaneau; Hautlence; Jean-Mairet and Gillman; Jacques Lemans; Giuliano Mazzuoli; Louis Moinet; Officina del Tempo; SWI.