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Attree (W.): Ein neues Uhrenformat entsteht Die Evolution des Ulysse Nardin Kalibers 22/24

Attree (W.): Ein neues Uhrenformat entsteht Die Evolution des Ulysse Nardin Kalibers 22/24
NEW. 164 pages, illustrated, 2018. A comprehensive new book on the legendary deck watch, caliber 22/24, produced by Ulysse Nardin between 1897 and 1972. These watches, mostly in large pocket watch style cases, were sold to governments and navies around the world so the book will be of great interest to military watch enthusiasts. The book opens with an account of the evolution of the watch and this is followed by a detailed, well illustrated account of 30 specific examples. The appendices include a table of serial numbers with delivery dates, list of customers, and participation in the annual trials at Neuchatel Observatory. [German language] (Ref: N4493)
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Price: 80.00

Bricker (W.R.): Military Timepieces
O/P. 48 pages, illustrated, 2001. An illustrated booklet detailing the military timepieces on display at the National Clock and Watch Museum (Columbia, PA) in 2001. Watches used in conflicts from Nelson's navy to World War II are illustrated and described. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K1452 - BX8)

Price: 16.00

Galizia (M.): Military Wristwatches - Sky, Land, Sea

Galizia (M.): Military Wristwatches - Sky, Land, Sea
NEW. 372 pages, 1030 photographs, reprinted 2018. A good book for military watch enthusiasts with details of 274 military wristwatches used by the armed forces of 30 countries. Each watch is well illustrated (movement and case) and described.
(Ref: N2067)

Price: 89.50
Gardner (R.): A History of Clocks in the RAF

Gardner (R.): A History of Clocks in the RAF
NEW. 410 pages, 511 illustrations, 20 tables, second edition, 2012. A detailed study of clocks used on the ground at Royal Air Force bases and operations rooms from the foundation of the RAF in 1918 up to the 1960's. The main types of clocks in use were large and small mantel clocks; wall clocks; and the wall mounted sector clocks used in operations rooms before, during and after WWII. The book has a wealth of detail about the clocks, their serial numbers and dates of production, and their makers. With dust jacket. (Ref: N2810)
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Price: 72.50
Knirim (K.): British Military Timepieces / Uhren der britischen Streitkrfte

Knirim (K.): British Military Timepieces / Uhren der britischen Streitkrfte
NEW. 793 pages, well illustrated, 2009. A large detailed reference book cataloguing the wide variety of chronometers, deck watches, pocket watches, wristwatches and clocks used by the British Army, Navy and Air Force in the 19th and 20th century. There are also chapters on watches used by Commonwealth and French Forces as well as (strangely!) Japan. With dust jacket. [English and German language]

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(Ref: N1927)
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Price: 125.00
Knirim (K.): Military Timepieces - 150 Years of Watches and Clocks of German Forces / Militruhren - 150 Jahre Zeitmessung beim deutschen Militr

Knirim (K.): Military Timepieces - 150 Years of Watches and Clocks of German Forces / Militruhren - 150 Jahre Zeitmessung beim deutschen Militr
NEW. 625 pages, well illustrated, 2nd edition, 2002. A large detailed reference book cataloguing the wide variety of chronometers, clocks and watches used by the German military from about 1850 onwards, including East and West Germany during the Cold War period. With dust jacket. [English and German language]

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(Ref: N1928)
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Price: 110.00
Wesolowski (Z.M.): A Concise Guide to Military Timepieces 1880 - 1990

Wesolowski (Z.M.): A Concise Guide to Military Timepieces 1880 - 1990
NEW. 192 pages, illustrated, reprinted 2017. A useful guide to the watches issued to the armed forces of many countries, over 150 items are illustrated and described. The book also includes an illustrated guide to around 160 identification markings to be found on military timepieces. With dust jacket. (Ref: N1458)
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Price: 25.00
Whitney (M.E.): Military Timepieces

Whitney (M.E.): Military Timepieces
NEW. 667 pages, illustrated, 1992. A detailed survey of American and European deck watches, marine clocks, chronometers, elapsed time clocks, etc., used by the military onboard ships and aircraft. The products of Hamilton, Elgin, Chelsea, Waltham, Breitling and many other companies are included. Specialist timepieces for use in tanks and by divers, as well as stopwatches, and wristwatches are all discussed. With dust jacket. (Ref: N933)
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Price: 69.50

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