Wristwatch Annual 2014: The Catalog of Producers, Prices, Models, and Specifications

Wristwatch Annual 2014: The Catalog of Producers, Prices, Models, and Specifications

Paperback WRISTWATCH ANNUAL

Edited by Peter Braun

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  • Publisher: Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback | 384 pages
  • Dimensions: 211mm x 295mm x 18mm | 1,157g
  • Publication date: 24 December 2013
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0789211483
  • ISBN 13: 9780789211484
  • Edition: 16
  • Edition statement: 16th 2014 ed.
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations, colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 65,428

Product description

The definitive guide for the collector of mechanical wristwatches, with complete information-including prices-on over 1,400 models made by more than 130 international brands The sixteenth edition of this watch-industry mainstay features more than 1,400 of the world's most luxurious wristwatches, providing a color photograph and complete specifications for each one. 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 complete details for each watch, including price, materials, 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 as technical features. 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.

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Author information

Peter Braun is editor-in-chief of the German wristwatch magazine Armbanduhren. Published annually, Wristwatch Annual provides photographs and complete specifications for new and current watch models.

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"A definitive overview of mechanical wristwatches." -Forecast "An invaluable source of information for anyone who wants a thorough survey of the new additions to the market." -Plaza Watch "An absolute staple in any serious collector's regular reading material." -TheWatchLounge.com "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.com