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Kahlert, Mhe & Brunner: Armbanduhren: 100 Jahre Entwicklungsgeschichte
O/P. 516 pages, well illustrated, 5th edition, 1996. This book - Wristwatches, History of a Century's Development - charts the development of the wristwatch from its mechanical origins to the modern electric and quartz designs. With separate price guide. A standard reference work for wristwatch collectors. A very good copy with very good dust jacket. [German language] (Ref: K3208 - N3)

Price: 25.00

Knudsen (J.M.R.): The Jrgensen Dynasty - Four Centuries of Watchmaking in two Countries

Knudsen (J.M.R.): The Jrgensen Dynasty - Four Centuries of Watchmaking in two Countries
NEW. 367 pages, 560 colour illustrations, 2013. Working in Denmark and Switzerland, four generations of the Jürgensen family, and their successors, have created many fine chronometers, pocket watches and wristwatches. Urban Jürgensen (1776-1830) is perhaps the best known member of the family, part of the Danish golden age of watchmaking. With dust jacket.

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(Ref: N3376)
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Price: 165.00

Kreuzer (A.): Die Armbanduhr Zeit am Handgelenk
O/P. 167 pages, illus., 2nd edition, 1988. The first hundred years of the history of the wristwatch including electric and quartz examples. Very good copy with good dust jacket (one 5cm tear). [German language] (Ref: K3255 - V2)

Price: 15.00

Kreuzer (A.): Omega Designs

Kreuzer (A.): Omega Designs
NEW. 224 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, 2008. A detailed history of Omega wristwatch production and an illustrated description of all watch movements manufactured by Omega since registration of its trade mark in 1894. A new revised edition with updated price guide. With dust jacket. (Ref: P1852)
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Price: 57.99

[Maurice Lacroix]: Tomorrow's Classics - Maurice Lacroix, Switzerland
O/P. 25 pages, illus., 1999. A catalogue with separate price list in Swiss Francs for Maurice Lacroix's range of Swiss wristwatches. Sold with another similar, but undated, catalogue. Very good copies, card covers. [English and French language] (Ref: K4769 - BX12)

Price: 9.00

Lang (G-R.) & Meis (R.): Chronograph Wristwatches: To Stop Time
O/P. 246 pages, well-illustrated, 1993. The standard reference work on the history, development and identification of wrist chronographs - mechanical wristwatches with an additional mechanism to time short term events. With price guide. Good copy with fair dust jacket. (Ref: K5061)

Price: 50.00

A. Lange & Shne: State of the Art Tradition - edition 2008
O/P. 144 pages, illustrated, 2008. A catalogue of the wristwatch collection available in 2008, with price list in British Pounds, and useful explanations on the functional operation of various features. Models new in 2008 were the Grand Lange 1 and the Cabaret Tourbillon. A very good copy, hardback (covers faded). (Ref: K5054 - D3)

Price: 18.00

A. Lange & Shne: When Time Came Home - edition 2001/2002
O/P. 112 pages, illustrated, 2001. A brief history of the famous watch brand and its re-establishment in 1990, followed by a catalogue of all the wristwatch models available in 2002, with price list in British Pounds. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K5053 - N3)

Price: 14.00

Lassaussois (J.) & Lhote (G.): The World of Watches
O/P. 143 pages, over 500 watches illustrated in colour, 1999. The book shows over 500 vintage and modern wristwatches from the world's most prestigious makers. Fine copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K1444 - P3)

Price: 9.00

Levenberg (J.): Russian Wristwatches, Pocket watches, Stop Watches, Deck Watches & Marine Chronometers

Levenberg (J.): Russian Wristwatches, Pocket watches, Stop Watches, Deck Watches & Marine Chronometers
NEW. 96 pages, 505 items illustrated, 1995. With an increasing number of Russian watches and chronometers arriving in the West this book is a useful guide for collectors. The book includes a guide to Cyrillic inscriptions and a price guide in US dollars, the prices now somewhat out of date. Card covers. (Ref: N1282)

Price: 19.00
Marchenoir (J.): Treasures of Vacheron Constantin - A legacy of Watchmaking since 1775

Marchenoir (J.): Treasures of Vacheron Constantin - A legacy of Watchmaking since 1775
NEW. 211 pages, illustrated, 2011. Published in conjunction with an exhibition in Singapore, held in collaboration with Vacheron Constantin, this is a brief history of this famous watchmaking company with descriptions and illustrations of many fine pocket watches and wristwatches produced by them in the last 250 years. With dust jacket. (Ref: N2680)
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Price: 35.00
Marozzi (D.) & Toselli (G.): Longines

Marozzi (D.) & Toselli (G.): Longines
NEW. 387 pages, illustrated in colour, 1990. A good, well illustrated, guide to Longines pocket watches and wristwatches; written with the cooperation of the Longines company. As you would expect the book starts with a history of the firm, details of calibres produced and a brief table of serial numbers with approximate dates when they were produced. With dust jacket. [Text in Italian, French and English]

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(Ref: N1353)

Price: 135.00
Marmottan (P.): A.-L. Breguet son gnie, sa lgende, son oeuvre / his genius, his fame, his work

Marmottan (P.): A.-L. Breguet son gnie, sa lgende, son oeuvre / his genius, his fame, his work
O/P. 72 pages, illustrated; plus 20 pages, illustrated; no date. Published in 1991 by Montres Breguet S.A. the first part of the book is a republication of Paul Marmottan's Abraham-Louis Breguet first published in 1923, now with an English translation. The second part, Breguet Today, is a well illustrated guide to Breguet's modern products including photographs taken at the bench during construction. A fine copy, card covers. [Part 1 is in French and English; Part 2 is in French, English, German, Italian and Japanese] (Ref: K2440 - G3)

Price: 30.00
Matz (B.): The History and Development of the Quartz Watch

Matz (B.): The History and Development of the Quartz Watch
NEW. 61 pages, illus., 1999. A useful history of the battery driven watch from its beginnings in a laboratory in 1952 to domination of the market place in the 1990's. Card covers. (Ref: N627)

Price: 10.00

[Maurice Lacroix]: Tomorrow's Classics - Maurice Lacroix, Switzerland
O/P. 25 pages, illus., 1999. A catalogue with separate price list in Swiss Francs for Maurice Lacroix's range of Swiss wristwatches. Sold with another similar, but undated, catalogue. Very good copies, card covers. [English and French language] (Ref: K4769 - BX12)

Price: 9.00

Maxima Gallery: Watchmakers: The Masters of Art Horology

Maxima Gallery: Watchmakers: The Masters of Art Horology
O/P. 249 pages, illustrated, 2018. The work of 13 of the most celebrated independent watchmakers is gathered together in this book. Each maker tells their story and describes the traditional working practices and prized watches on which their reputation has been built. The makers are Hajime Asaoka, Ludovic Ballouard, Christophe Claret, George Daniels, Denis Flageollet, Philippe Dufour, Laurent Ferrier, Romain Gauthier, Vianney Halter, Christian Klings, Daniel Roth, Roger Smith and Kari Voutilainen. With dust jacket.

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(Ref: N4397)
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Price: 36.00
Mehltretter (J.M.): Patek Philippe: Cult Object and Investment

Mehltretter (J.M.): Patek Philippe: Cult Object and Investment
NEW. 256 pages, 1st English language edition, 218 illustrations, 2012. Written for the serious collector and investor this book illustrates and describes in great detail 90 different Patek Philippe classic wristwatches from 1935 to the 1980's. As well as a brief history of the firm, the book has useful chapters on how to assess and how to purchase a vintage watch, plus notes on professional refurbishment. The final section is a detailed list of reference numbers with commentary of all models from the 1930's to the 1980's. With dust jacket.

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(Ref: N2807)
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Price: 103.99

Mondani (G.): The Mondani Collection: Rolex Chronographs
O/P. 80 pages, illustrated, 2006. A collection of 71 fine Rolex chronographs, all illustrated and described, formed by Guido Mondani, the well-known, author, publisher and collector. The collection sold at auction in 2006, and the prices achieved are given. A fine copy, card covers. [English and Italian language] (Ref: K5058 - A3)

Price: 75.00

Mondani (F.) & Mondani (G.): 100 Years of Rolex 1908 - 2008
O/P. 338 pages, lavishly illustrated, 2008. Published to celebrate 100 years of the Rolex wristwatch brand, this book describes and illustrates many of the fine watches produced together with period advertisements, etc. A 'must have' for Rolex enthusiasts. A very clean copy but binding very loose, with very good dust jacket, separate price list (card covers) and card slipcase. [Dual Italian & English languages] Sold at a reduced price because of the binding.

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(Ref: K5062)

Price: 150.00

Montblanc: Montblanc Collection Villeret 1858
O/P. 84 pages, illustrated, 2007. A deluxe sales catalogue for the Montblanc range of wristwatches, including a brief history of watchmaking in Villeret. The catalogue is complete with original box, watch data sheets and CD. A fine copy, the box now a little marked. (Ref: K4958 -H4)

Price: 20.00


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