Synopses & Reviews
This fifteenth edition of the watch industry mainstay features over 1,400 of the worldand#8217;s 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 producerand#8217;s 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 yearand#8217;s 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.
About the Author
Peter Braun is editor-in-chief of Germanyand#8217;s renowned wristwatch magazine, ArmbandUhren.