Synopses & Reviews
Each 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, 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 the world over will find both a handy reference and required reading.Featured Manufacturers: Alpina; SvendAnderson; Angular Momentum; Anonimo;Arnold and Son; Audemars Piguet; Ball WatchCompany; Baume and Mercier; Bell and Ross; ErnstBenz; Blancpain; blu; Rainer Brand; MartinBraun; Breguet; Breitling; Carl F. Bucherer;Bvlgari; Cartier; Chase-Durer; Chopard;Chronoswiss; Fr+¬d+¬rique Constant; Corum; d.freemont; Davosa; De Grisogono; Doxa; Dubeyand Schaldenbrand; Roger Dubuis; Dunhill; Ebel;Eberhard and Co.; Epos; Eterna; Jacques Etoile;Carlo Ferrara; Fortis; G+¬rald Genta; Gevril;Girard-Perregaux; Glash++tte Original; Glycine;Graham; Hanhart; Harwood; Herm+¿s; Hublot;IWC; Jacob and Co.; Jaeger-LeCoultre; JaquetDroz; JeanRichard; Kobold; Maurice Lacroix; A.Lange and S+¦hne; Limes; Longines; Marcello C.;Meistersinger; Mido; Daniel Mink; Montblanc;Movado; M++hle; Franck Muller; Ulysse Nardin;NBY; Armand Nicolet; Nivrel; Nomos; Omega;Oris; Panerai; Parmigiani; Patek Philippe; Piaget;Paul Picot; Poljot-International; Porsche Design;Rado; Auguste Reymond; RGM; Rolex; DanielRoth; Scalfaro; J+¦rg Schauer; Alain Silberstein;Sinn; Sothis; Stowa; Swiss Army; TAG Heuer;Temption; Tissot; Tudor; Tutima; Union;Vacheron Constantin; Ventura; Vollmer; GeorgeJ von Burg; Harry Winston; Xemex; Dino Zei;Zenith; Zeno.
Each year brings hundreds of new wristwatch designs, with aesthetic and mechanical changes and improvements. This new annual features more than 1,700 of the world's most luxurious watches and provides complete specifications for each watch. Illustrations.