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Muser (S.) & Horbleck (M.PH.): Classic Wristwatches 2008/2009 - The Price Guide for Vintage Watch Collectors
O/P. 239 pages, illustrated, 2007. An A to Z (Alpina - Zenith) of collectable Swiss and German wristwatches made prior to about 1980. Each item is illustrated, described and an estimated value given. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K5063 - C3)

Price: 10.00

Mtzlitz (H.): A. Lange & Shne Highlights

Mtzlitz (H.): A. Lange & Shne Highlights
NEW. 95 pages, 120 colour illustrations, 2010. A history of this famous firm, founded in 1845 and, since 1990, again a premier maker of mechanical wristwatches. The book documents the wristwatches produced since 1994 including the Lange 1, 1815, Arkade and Cabaret models. [Text in English and German] (Ref: P2272)
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Price: 12.95
Niemann (H.): The Beauty of Time - The Watches of A. Lange & Shne

Niemann (H.): The Beauty of Time - The Watches of A. Lange & Sohne
NEW. 208 pages, 200+ photographs, 2016. A comprehensive history of one of Germany's finest watchmakers and its timepieces, from rare and historical pocket watches to the company's line of modern wristwatches. (Ref: P3962)
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Price: 30.99
Niemann (H.): Fascination of Time: Marks, Manufacturers, & Complications of Classic Wristwatches (to order)

Niemann (H.): Fascination of Time: Marks, Manufacturers, & Complications of Classic Wristwatches
NEW. 232 pages, 166 colour colour photographs, 2015. A good introduction to the subject for the aspiring wristwatch collector. The book explains various interesting complications, illustrated by watches from the leading Swiss and German brands.

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(Ref: P3959)
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Price: 30.99
Osterhausen (F. von): The Movado History

Osterhausen (F. von): The Movado History
NEW. 234 pages, 270 illustrations, 1996. The Movado Company, of La Chaux-de-Fonds, was founded in 1881 by the Ditisheim family. This is a high quality book, produced with the cooperation of Movado, with excellent illustrations and detailed information. With dust jacket and card slipcase. (Ref: N1528)
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Price: 81.99

Osterhausen (F. von): The Movado History
O/P. 234 pages, 270 illustrations, 1996. The Movado Company, of La Chaux-de-Fonds, was founded in 1881 by the Ditesheim family. This is a high quality book, produced with the cooperation of Movado, with excellent illustrations and detailed information. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K1947 - R3)

Price: 55.00

[Patek Philippe]: Chronograph CH 29-535 PS
O/P. 36 pages, illustrated, 2009. A book about Patek's calibre CH 29-535 PS manually wound chronograph, and wristwatch reference 7071R, their first ever ladies chronograph. Technical details of the watch and movement are included as well as the 6 new patents included in its design. A very good copy (two corners with minor damage). (Ref: K4963 - E3)

Price: 20.00

[Patek Philippe]: Collection 2005/2006
O/P. 195 pages, illustrated, 2005. A large format hardback catalogue of Patek Phiippe's wristwatches produced for sale in 2006. A fine copy. (Ref: K2672 - A2)

Price: 20.00

[Patek Philippe]1: Collection 2010/2011 together with Supplement 2011
O/P. 235 pages, illustrated, 2010. A large format hardback catalogue of Patek Philippe's wristwatches produced for sale in 2010/2011. The 2011 Supplement has 27 pages and card covers. A fine copy. (Ref: K2673 - H6)

Price: 20.00

[Patek Philippe]: Patek Philippe Geneve
O/P. 46 pages, illustrated, [1992 ?]. A deluxe hardback book promoting Patek Philippe's wristwatches, with a compartment containing brochures for ladies and gents wristwatches . A fine copy. (Ref: K3475 - X1)

Price: 10.00

[Patek Philippe]: Wristwatches 1924 - 2012
O/P. 140 pages, illustrated, 2012. I am unable to describe this book in any more detail as it is written entirely in Japanese. A fine copy with fine slipcase. (Ref: K4967 - C1)

Price: 10.00

Patrizzi & Co.: The Patrizzi Pocket Expert Girard-Perregaux Tourbillon with Gold Bridge

Patrizzi & Co.: The Patrizzi Pocket Expert Girard-Perregaux Tourbillon with Gold Bridge
NEW. 375 pages, illustrated, 2011. The history and comprehensive technical details of an iconic watch. The book starts with the first model in 1860 by visionary watchmaker Constant Girard through to the latest contemporary creations. During this period more than 40 different models show the evolution of the mythical Tourbillon with Gold Bridge. A very useful guide for dealers and collectors. Card covers. [English and French language] (Ref: N2424)

Price: 21.00

Pritchard (K.H.): Swiss Timepiece Makers 1775 - 1975
O/P. 2 volumes, about 1800 pages, illustrated, 1997. A detailed alphabetical listing of over 2000 Swiss pocket watch and wristwatch makers including cross references for brand names and USA importers. Each entry contains full details of that manufacturer sometimes with illustrations of trademarks and contemporary advertisements. This major work is an essential reference book for all Swiss watch enthusiasts as it is the only book of its type and very comprehensive. A fine copy, with good dust jackets (jacket for volume one has a 1cm tear to bottom of spine). Since it went out of print this book has become very hard to find.

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(Ref: K954 - C3)

Price: 650.00

[Rolex]: Rolex Oyster
O/P. 62 pages, illustrated, 1996. A catalogue with separate UK price list for Rolex's Oyster range of wristwatches. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4920 - Q1)

Price: 5.00

Rondeau (R.): The Watch of the Future - The Story of the Hamilton Electric Watch

Rondeau (R.): The Watch of the Future - The Story of the Hamilton Electric Watch
O/P. 182 pages, illustrated, 3rd edition, 1999. A detailed history of the world's first battery powered wristwatch from its introduction in 1957 to the end of production in 1969. All the models produced are described in detail and there are sections on collecting and repairing the Hamilton 'electrics'. A fine copy with very good dust jacket (faded to spine). (Ref: K4949 - C1)
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Price: 42.00
Sabrier (J.-C.): Fredrric Houriet - The Father of Swiss Chronometry

Sabrier (J.-C.): Fredrric Houriet - The Father of Swiss Chronometry
NEW. 227 pages, well illustrated, 2006. An excellent monograph on Jacques-Frédéric Houriet (1743 - 1830) who was born in Neuchâtel, trained in Paris from the age of 16, and returned home to live in Le Locle at the age of 25. Houriet spent the next 60 years researching and making discoveries of great use to the watchmaking industry. [English language edition]

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(Ref: N1295)

Price: 125.00

Scatchard (J.): Wrist-Watches how to compare and value
O/P. 160 pages, illustrated, 2004. A useful book for those starting to collect wristwatches with information on fakes and replicas, collecting military watches, and some of the top brands that people collect. A very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K4426 - S1)

Price: 9.00

[Seltrin]: Fundamentals of Electronic Watches
O/P. 129 pages, figures, no date. A useful guide for those who wish to understand the principles and technology of quartz analog and digital watches. A good copy, card covers now marked. (Ref: K2547 - G5)

Price: 5.00

[Smiths] compiled by Smith (B.): Smiths Watches

[Smiths] compiled by Smith (B.): Smiths Watches
NEW. 277 pages, illustrated, 2009. A history of watch production by the Smiths group of companies with details of the pocket and wristwatches produced at the factories in Cheltenham and Ystradgynlais (Wales). The wide range of watches produced between 1947 and 1974 is shown in the 16 surviving catalogues reprinted here. Card covers. (Ref: N2146)

Price: 25.00

[Swatch]: Swatch & Swatch Modelli Prototipi Varianti
O/P. 177 pages, illustrated, 1991. A record of the Swatch exhibition in Venice in 1991 which showed unique Swatch prototypes and rare model variants, both of serious interest to collectors. A very good copy with very good slipcase. Card covers. [Dual English and Italian language] (Ref: K2824 - N3)

Price: 20.00


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