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[Ebel]: The Architects of Time - Sales catalogue for 1995
O/P. [100 pages], illus., 1995. A sales catalogue for this well known brand of wristwatches, with price list (in GBP) dated May 1995. Good Copy. Card covers. (Ref: K3307 - BX18)

Price: 5.00

Edwards (F.): Wristwatches - A Connoisseur's Guide
O/P. 160 pages, illustrated, reprinted 1998. A guide to 50 of the world's prestigious watch brands. Very good copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K2551 - H3)

Price: 9.00

Evans (G.): Time, Time and Time Again - Activities, Technology, and People

Evans (G.): Time, Time and Time Again - Activities, Technology, and People
NEW. 227 pages, 18 plates, 2008. The author trained at The National College of Horology became the Chief Design Engineer at the Anglo-Celtic Watch Company, National secretary of the BHI and Secretary General of the British Horological Federation. A fascinating autobiography giving a good insight into the British post-war horological industry. With dust jacket. (Ref: N3877)
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Price: 17.99

Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry: Counterfeiting of Swiss Watches
O/P. 28 pages, figures, 1984. A booklet produced by the Swiss watch industry anti-counterfeiting department on the production and distribution of fakes as well as how to identify fake watches. A very good copy, card covers.
(Ref: K2944 - BX14)

Price: 10.00

Francillon (A.): Histoire de la Fabrique des Longines - prcde d'un essai sur le Comptoir Agassiz
O/P. 203 pages, illustrated, number 1554 of 2100 copies, 1947. A history of the Swiss Longines company, famous for its pocket and wrist watches. Auguste Assiz was the founder of the Saint-Imier firm and his nephew Ernest Francillon adopted the name Longines for the new factory built in 1867. A rare book in very good condition with some wear to bottom of spine. [French language]

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(Ref: K2869 - V2)

Price: 150.00

Frdrique Constant: Collection 2010, 2011
O/P. 159 pages, illusrated, 2010. A very smart publicity brochure for the Geneva based Swiss watchmakers Frédérique Constant, detailing their range of wristwatches. Very good copy, card covers.
(Ref: K5130 - N1)

Price: 9.00

Friedberg (F.J.): The Illinois Watch: The Life and Times of a Great Watch Company

Friedberg (F.J.): The Illinois Watch: The Life and Times of a Great Watch Company
NEW. 288 pages, 433 illustrations, 2004. A history of the Illinois Watch Company with descriptions and illustrations of nearly every wristwatch design they created, and their variations. With price guide in US dollars and dust jacket. (Ref: P1891)
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Price: 66.50

Girard-Perregaux S.A.: Quartz - Answers to Customer's Questions
O/P. 4 pages, illustrated, 1973. A publicity leaflet about the GP Quartz wristwatch and its amazing accuracy. The watch had great success in the 1972 Neuchatel Observatory Chronometric Wristwatch Contest. A very good copy, paper covers. (Ref: K4824 - BX9)

Price: 3.00

[Glycine]: Sales Brochure
O/P. A sales brochure for this company's range of watches probably circa 2001. Card covers. (Ref: K1469 - BX6)

Price: 3.00

Gordon (G.): La Danza Delle Ore / Twentieth Century Wristwatches - Timeless Elegance
O/P. 356 pages, 271 illustrations, signed by author, 1989. A good general survey of wristwatches, most by the major Swiss manufacturers, produced between 1900 and 1980. A very good copy with very good dust jacket and very good slipcase. [Dual English and Italian language] (Ref: K353 - Q3)

Price: 50.00

Gordon (G.): Rolex - Timeless Elegance
O/P. 341 pages, 292 colour photographs, 1989. A well illustrated volume illustrating many of the watches produced between 1905 and 1989, together with period advertisements, a chapter on Hans Wilsdorf, and a list of Rolex's technical achievements. A very good copy in very good (and original) slipcase. (Ref: K4020 - F7)

Price: 65.00

Gucci: The 1997 Gucci Timepieces Collection
O/P. A very large format brochure illustrating the 19976 collection of wristwatches. Card covers. (Ref: K3291 - W3)

Price: 5.00

Guroux (F.): Real & Fake Watches - handbook on watch counterfeits

Guroux (F.): Real & Fake Watches - handbook on watch counterfeits
NEW. 297 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, 2010. A useful book which discusses the counterfeit wristwatch market and then explains in detail how to identify fakes. Comparison photographs are given for 17 watch brands and 97 models comparing real and fake examples. An essential book to have if you buy and collect wristwatches. (Ref: N2287)
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Price: 19.99
Guroux (F.): Watches - An Identification Manual for Contemporary and Collector's Pieces

Guroux (F.): Watches - An Identification Manual for Contemporary and Collector's Pieces
NEW. 283 pages, over 300 illustrations, 2018. The growth in wristwatch collecting, and the value of genuine watches has led to a massive increase in the number of well make fakes on the market. This book is a comprehensive guide to identifying fake wristwatches and is an essential book for collectors and enthusiasts. (Ref: N4511)
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Price: 45.00

Gurney (J.) editor: QP Magazine issue 45
O/P. 108 pages, illustrated, 2010. An interesting issue of this publication as it focuses on 'Fine & Rare' and includes articles on the George Daniels/Roger Smith Anniversary wristwatch; the 1926 Rolex Oyster (water-resistant); and the use of new materials, including silicon, by the Swiss watch industry. Fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K5131 - BX15)

Price: 5.00

Gurney (J.) editor: Salon QP 10
O/P. 72 pages, illustrated, 2010. The catalogue for the second 'Salon QP' event held on London in 2010, attended by some of the world's most famous watchmakers including George Daniels, Roger Smith, Vacheron Constantin and Panerai. Fine copy. (Ref: K5116 - P1)

Price: 9.00

[Hamilton Watch Company]: Service and Repair of the Hamilton Electric Watch
O/P. 107 pages, 84 figs., 1959. A step by step manual for the world's first electric watch introduced by Hamilton in 1957. 'Ventura', 'Atlantis' and 'Everest' were the names of some of the early models. A good clean copy, covers a little marked. (Ref: K4849 - M2)

Price: 45.00

Hampel (H.): Automatic Wristwatches from Germany, England, France, Japan, Russia and the USA

Hampel (H.): Automatic Wristwatches from Germany, England, France, Japan, Russia and the USA
NEW. 216 pages, 400 photographs, 1997. It's not only the Swiss who have produced automatic wristwatches; this book explores examples produced around the world. 123 watches are described in detail, each illustrated with three different views. With price guide and dust jacket. (Ref: P1892)

Price: 66.50

Hussermann (M.): 1001 Wristwatches - History, Technology, Design
O/P. 225 pages, illustrated, 2007. A well illustrated volume of watches produced by a wide range of makers, including chronographs; aviator & diver's watches; tourbillon, calendar & repeater watches as well as world time watches and those with an alarm. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. [Book is identical in content to 1001 Wristwatches from 1925 to the Present by same author] (Ref: K3882 - A2)

Price: 9.00

Hussermann (M.): Sports Watches - Aviator Watches, Diving watches, Chronographs

Hussermann (M.): Sports Watches - Aviator Watches, Diving watches, Chronographs
NEW. 144 pages, 254 colour illustrations, 2014. A well illustrated book on sports watches, tracing their evolution in the 20th century then assessing the models produced in the 21st century. (Ref: N3674)
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Price: 38.00

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