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. This thirteenth edition of what has become a watch industry classic features over 1,400 of the worlds most luxurious wristwatches and provides color photographs and complete specifications for each watch. With Wristwatch Annual 2010
, collectors have a wealth of information close at hand: the book is arranged alphabetically by producer, and within each producers 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 years 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.
"An invaluable source of information for anyone who wants a thorough survey of the new additions to the market." Plaza Watch
"A definitive overview of mechanical wristwatches." Forecast
Each year brings hundreds of new wristwatch designs. Collectors will find a wealth of information in this guide, including specifications and materials for each watch, including price, movement, special features, complications, case, dial, band, and available variations of a particular model.
About the Author
Peter Braun is editor-in-chief of Germanys renowned wristwatch magazine, ArmbandUhren.
Table of Contents
Featured manufacturers: Alpina; Angular Momentum; Anonimo; Arnold and Son; Audemars Piguet; Aviator; Azimuth; Ball Watch; Baume and Mercier; Bell and Ross; Ernst Benz; Benzinger; Blancpain; Blu; Bozeman Watch; Rainer Brand; Martin Braun; Breguet; Breitling; Brior; BRM; Carl F. Bucherer; Bvlgari; Cartier; Chopard; Chronoswiss; Frédérique Constant; Corum; Cuervo y Sobrinos; Cvstos; Cyclos; De Bethune; De Grisogono; DeWitt; D. Dornblüth and Sohn; Doxa; Dubey and Schaldenbrand; Roger Dubuis; Ebel; Eberhard and Co.; Epos; Eterna; Jacques Etoile; Fabergé; Ferrari; Fortis; Gérald Genta; Girard-Perregaux; Glashütte Original; Glycine; Graham; GreubelForsey; Hamilton; Hanhart; Hautlence; Hublot; IWC; Jacob and Co.; Jaeger-LeCoultre; Jaquet Droz; JeanRichard; F.P. Journe; Kobold; Pierre Kunz; Maurice Lacroix; Lang and Heyne; A. Lange and Söhne; Limes; Longines; Giuliano Mazzuoli; MeisterSinger; Richard Mille; Milus; Louis Moinet; Montblanc; H. Moser and Cie.; Mühle Glashütte; Franck Muller; Ulysse Nardin; Thomas Ninchritz; Nivrel; Nomos; Omega; Oris; Panerai; Parmigiani; Patek Philippe; Perrelet; Piaget; Paul Picot; Porsche Design; Rado; RGM; Rodolphe; Rolex; Romain Jerome; Daniel Roth; Scalfaro; Jörg Schauer; Schaumburg Watch; Alain Silberstein; Sinn; Sothis; Stowa; Swiss Legend; Swiss Watch International; TAG Heuer; Temption; Tissot; Tutima; UTS; Vacheron Constantin; Ventura; Villemont; Vogard; Vostok-Europe; Wempe Chronometerwerke; Wempe Zeitmeister; Harry Winston; Zenith.