Wristwatch Annual 2012
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Wristwatch Annual 2012 : The Catalog of Producers, Prices, Models, and Specifications

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The definitive book for the collector of mechanical wristwatches, with complete information--including prices--on over 1,400 models made by more than 120 international brands. Following the success of last year's book, this fourteenth edition of what has become a watch industry classic features over 1,400 of the world'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 producer'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 year'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. Special Features -- 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.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 210.82 x 294.64 x 17.78mm | 1,156.65g
  • Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 14th ed.
  • 0789211068
  • 9780789211064
  • 157,069

About Peter Braun

Peter Braun is editor-in-chief of Germany's renowned wristwatch magazine, ArmbandUhren.

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Praise for Wristwatch Annual: "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 "This uber resource is the finest print publication that you can get when it comes to spending time in the world of watches... It is a powerfully enjoyable publication, and beautifully made." -- Luxist(dot)com "An absolute staple in any serious collector's regular reading material, no other publication offers the level of insight and detail presented here." -- TheWatchLounge(dot)com

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Table of contents

Featured manufacturers in Wristwatch Annual 2012: Alpina; Angular Momentum; Anonimo; Arnold & Son; Audemars Piguet; Aviator; Azimuth; Ball Watch; Baume & Mercier; Bell & Ross; Ernst Benz; Benzinger; Blancpain; Blu; Bozeman Watch; Rainer Brand; Martin Braun; Breguet; Breitling; Brior; BRM; Carl F. Bucherer; Bvlgari; Cartier; Chopard; Chronoswiss; Frederique Constant; Corum; Cuervo y Sobrinos; Cvstos; Cyclos; De Bethune; De Grisogono; DeWitt; D. Dornbluth & Sohn; Doxa; Dubey & Schaldenbrand; Roger Dubuis; Ebel; Eberhard & Co.; Epos; Eterna; Jacques Etoile; Faberge; Ferrari; Fortis; Gerald Genta; Girard-Perregaux; Glashutte Original; Glycine; Graham; GreubelForsey; Hamilton; Hanhart; Hautlence; Hublot; IWC; Jacob & Co.; Jaeger-LeCoultre; Jaquet Droz; JeanRichard; F.P. Journe; Kobold; Pierre Kunz; Maurice Lacroix; Lang & Heyne; A. Lange & Sohne; Limes; Longines; Giuliano Mazzuoli; MeisterSinger; Richard Mille; Milus; Louis Moinet; Montblanc; H. Moser & Cie.; Muhle Glashutte; 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; Jorg 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.

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