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[Audemars Piguet]: Audemars Piguet Co-Sponsor of Alinghi, Defender of the 32nd America's Cup
O/P. 2 volumes. Part 1: A History of Performance, 36 pages, illustrated + CD; Part 2: Rising to the Challenge, 40 pages, illustrated + CD. Published, circa 2006, to promote the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Collection of wrist watches and the Team Alinghi Chronograph. Fine copy in deluxe box. (Ref: K3393 - X2)

Price: 20.00

Balfour (M.): The Classic Watch
O/P. 192 pages, well illustrated in colour, 1989. An illustrated guide to the great watches and their makers from the first wristwatch to the present day. A large format hardback, good copy with dust jacket (the latter with some loss). (Ref: K2441 - Q3)

Price: 12.00

[Barraud & Lunds]: Illustrated Price List

[Barraud & Lunds]: Illustrated Price List
NEW. 34 pages, illustrated, limited edition of 500 copies, 1997. A reprint of a price list originally issued circa 1895 by this firm famous for its watches and chronometers. The catalogue includes early ladies' wristwatches as well as pocket watches and bracket clocks. (Ref: N5165)

Price: 15.00
Barter (A.): The Watch - A Twentieth-Century Style History

Barter (A.): The Watch - A Twentieth-Century Style History
NEW. 336 pages, 400 colour illustrations, 2019. Decade by decade, this new book charts the era's stylistic and design highlights and examines the development of specific genres of watches. The early rise of the wristwatch led to a golden age of watch production which was followed by the electronic watch and latterly the renaissance of the mechanical watch again. The major technological and design advances are all included. (Ref: N4881)

Price: 45.00

Breitling: Breitling for Bentley (English language edition)
O/P. 72 pages, illustrated, 2005. A hardback catalogue of the wristwatches produced by the Swiss watchmaker Breitling S.A. for Bentley Motors Ltd, illustrating and describing the various watches in the Breitling for Bentley collection. With price list in US dollars. Very good copy (two lightly bruised corners). (Ref: K5114 - S1)

Price: 5.00

Breitling: Breitling for Bentley (French language edition)
O/P. 72 pages, illustrated, 2006. A hardback catalogue of the wristwatches produced by the Swiss watchmaker Breitling S.A. for Bentley Motors Ltd, illustrating and describing the various watches in the Breitling for Bentley collection. Fine good copy. [French language] (Ref: K5115 - N1)

Price: 5.00

Breitling: Breitling Sales Handbook (parts 1 & 2)

Breitling: Breitling Sales Handbook (parts 1 & 2)
O/P. A handbook, produced circa 2005, to inform specialist retailers about Breitling watches and the Breitling brand. Part 1 covers the Navitimer, Windrider, Professional, Aeromarine and 'Breitling for Bentley' ranges of watches with details of functions, special features, dial options, straps, etc. Part 2 covers 'Useful Tips for Caring for your Watch', 'Special Characteristics', Technology, and a brief history of the brand. A wealth of information for the enthusiast. Two volumes, spiral bound in hard covers, housed in original slipcase, all in very good condition. (Ref: K1430 - H5)

Price: 45.00

[Breitling]: Instruments for Professionals
O/P. 192 pages, illus., 2004. A well produced sales catalogue with photographs of the Reno Pylon Races and associated aeroplanes, with excellent photographs of the full range of Breitling watches. Fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K1613 - D1)

Price: 9.00

Brunner (G.L.) & Pfeiffer-Belli (C.): Wristwatches: A Handbook and Price Guide

Brunner (G.L.) & Pfeiffer-Belli (C.): Wristwatches: A Handbook and Price Guide
NEW. 186 pages, 484 photographs, 6th edition, 2009. A useful handbook with historical information, a description of how mechanical wristwatches work, information on their preservation, care and repair, as well as a chapter on fakes and hybrids. A good popular introduction to the subject, with a section on Swatch watches. Card covers. (Ref: N1888)

Price: 17.99

Brunner (G.L.) & Pfeiffer-Belli (C.): Wristwatches / Armbanduhren / Montres-bracelets
O/P. 512 pages, 2100 illustrations, 1999. The success of the wristwatch in the 20th century is told here through the story of 84 of the century's most prominent watch producers. Some of the makers included were famous in their day but have long been forgotten. Very good copy with good dust jacket. [Text in English, French and German] (Ref: K1568 - F4)

Price: 15.00

Cardinal (C.) et al: L'Homme et le Temps en Suisse 1291 - 1991

Cardinal (C.) et al: L'Homme et le Temps en Suisse 1291 - 1991
O/P. 400 pages, well illustrated, 1991. A detailed study of time, timekeeping, and the manufacture of timepieces in Switzerland. The book is divided into 3 sections: Man and Time in Switzerland; The Measurement of Time in Switzerland; Aspects of the Swiss Horological Industry. A very good copy, owners inscription of front endpaper. [French language] (Ref: K2704 - E1)

Price: 95.00

Centre D'Information De La Montre Franaise: French Watch Movements their Technical Characteristics
O/P. 131 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, 1974. A review of watch manufacturing in France, details of the technical characteristics of the watch movements and a list of manufacturers' trade marks. The calibres in production are all illustrated and described in great detail. The industry is centred in the Doubs and Haut-Savoie regions close to the Swiss border. A good copy, card covers, spiral bound. Note: this book is in English. (Ref: K2916 - L3)

Price: 20.00

Czubernat (S.): Elgin Trench Watches of the Great War

Czubernat (S.): Elgin Trench Watches of the Great War
NEW. 176 pages, 440 illustrations, 2015. The story of the wristwatches made by the Elgin National Watch Company that accompanied US Army troops into the trenches in World War 1. The book covers the company history and then describes the various models (with rarity and price guide in US dollars) made during the conflict. With dust jacket. (Ref: N3714)

Price: 55.00
Daniels (G.): The Practical Watch Escapement

Daniels (G.): The Practical Watch Escapement
NEW. 76 pages, illustrated, new edition, 2016. An expert's description of all common escapements with practical notes on their geometries, together with a description and drawings of George Daniel's famous co-axial escapement, the first new escapement since Thomas Mudge's lever. The text of this new edition is the same as the first edition, plus a foreword by Roger Smith and a summary of the industry's use of the co-axial escapement since Omega started using it in their wristwatches in 1999. The photographs, different but now in colour, show several of Daniel's pocket watches and his Anniversary wristwatch. This new edition is hardback with dust jacket. (Ref: N4096)

Price: 30.00
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)

Price: 17.99
Francillon (A.): Histoire de la Fabrique des Longines -  prcde d'un essai sur le Comptoir Agassiz

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)

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


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