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Wristwatch Annual
Peter Braun
0789208628
Nov 2005
Paperback
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Collector's Encyclopedia of Pendant and Pocket Watches 1500-1950
C. Jeanenne Bell
1574323954
May 2004
Hardcover
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Wristwatch Annual
Peter Braun
0789208393
Dec 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
The definitive book for the collector of mechanical wristwatches, with complete information on over 1,700 models made by more than 100 brands internationally. Every year brings hundreds of new wristwatch designs, with aesthetic and mechanical changes and improvements, limited edition watches, and new producers keeping this field exciting for collectors. Following the success of last year’s book, this new annual features over 1,700 of the world’s most luxurious wristwatches and provides color photographs and complete specifications for each watch. With Wristwatch Annual, collectors have a wealth of information close at hand: The book is arranged alphabetically by producer, and within each producer’s section are specifications and materials for each watch, including price, movement, special features,...


Watchmaking
George Daniels
0856674974
May 2003
Hardcover
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Antique Trader Clocks Price Guide
Kyle Husfloen
0873494504
Apr 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
Clocks are among the most popular and useful antiques and this all new price guide provides a comprehensive reference to timepieces from the 17th century through the 20th. More than 300 crisp photographs highlight detailed descriptions of varied clocks produced over the centuries. Each clock listing includes accurate pricing information. Features a special 16-page color section, as well as an informative introductory report on clock collecting basics, a glossary of terms, and a bibliography. With more than 1,400 entries, this compact guide is an invaluable aid to all collectors, dealers, and appraisers. Kyle Husfloen is editor-at-large of Antique Traderä Weekly and the author and editor of several other antiques and collectibles guides. Mark Moran is a highly respected antiques expert and also the editor of...


Encyclopedia of Antique American Clocks (Second Edition)
Robert W. Swedberg
0873498070
May 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
The Encyclopedia of Antique American Clocks, Second Edition, now in full-color, provides authoritative and comprehensive information for collectors, dealers, and all who appreciate the beauty and function of antique clocks. This new edition features updated pricing, hundreds of new clocks, and more than 900 color photos of various clock types including grandfather, regulator, calendar, advertising, gallery, banjo, mantel, carriage, parlor, novelty, and others. In addition, the most informative and user-friendly reference book on antique American clocks delivers an overview of clockmakers, classic clocks, patent numbers, and dates issued, a supplementary chapter on foreign clocks, as well as English design registry numbers, a user-friendly glossary, and tips for cleaning and repairing clocks.


Collecting Watches
Cooksley Shugart
0375720537
September 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
Learn to think, talk, buy and sell like an expert!
• Learn what to collect, how to recognize a fake and how to evaluate the price of a watch.
• All the information you need to understand the differences among watch brands, the different parts of a watch, and how a watch works.
• Indispensable resource guide lists major auction houses, organizations and clubs, and how and where to buy and sell.

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Learn to think, talk, buy and sell like an expert!
• Learn what to collect, how to recognize a fake and how to evaluate the price of a watch.
• All the information you need to understand the differences among watch brands, the different parts of a watch, and how a watch works.
• Indispensable resource guide lists...


100 Years of Vintage Watches
Dean Judy
0873498275
Nov 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
A glorious century of vintage wristwatches springs to life in 1,000 spectacular color photos! 100 Years of Vintage Watches features wristwatches and pocket watches produced from 1870-1970, the most popular period for watch collectors. Author Dean Judy provides readers with practical tips on the hobby, as well as advice on what items to avoid. Each listing features a detailed description and accurate pricing information. Before-and after-pictures illustrating the restoration stages, along with photos of near mint versus the average watch, will aid readers in identifying and valuing their own collections. The book features famous Swiss makers such as Alpina, Breitling, Cyma, Tissot, and Zodiak, as well as many American watch companies, including Bulova, Elgin, Hamilton, and Illinois.


Clock Repairing as a Hobby
Harold Caleb Kelly
0832911186
July 1996
Paperback
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Book Description
This all-time illustrated favorite will interest both the horologist and serve as a how-to guide for the beginner who wants to learn clock repairing.


Complete Price Guide to Watches
Richard E. Gilbert
1574325078
Jan 2006
Paperback
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Watches International
Caroline Childers
0847827224
May 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
Since 1991, this annual publication has been setting the standard for up-to-date reference guides devoted to watches. At over 500 pages (the largest volume yet), Watches International Volume VI showcases all the latest watches from around the world, from every major designer, including Audemars Piguet, Bulgari, Chopard, Ebel Longines, Omega, Patek Philippe, and TAG Heuer. Several hundred beautiful and meticulous full-color photographs not only show the watches’ style and exquisiteness, but also―and perhaps most importantly―the watches’ details such as movements, functions, case, dial and shape. The text gives an overview of each of the new watches’ histories. Technical descriptions, most with retail prices, make this a must-have reference for everyone who loves timepieces personally or...


Wristwatch Annual
Peter Braun
0789208032
Nov 2003
Paperback
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Forecast, 1/99
A definitive overview of mechanical wristwatches. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Book Description
Every year hundreds of new wristwatches are introduced. Some feature innovative designs or mechanical improvements, and others are available only in limited editions, keeping the field interesting for collectors. Following the success of the previous edition, this new annual highlights hundreds of the year's most extraordinary wristwatches in close-up color photographs accompanied by complete specifications, giving collectors a wealth of up-to-date information, all in one volume. The specifications for each watch include price, movement, special features, complications, casings, dial, band, and available variations of a particular model....


Warman's Watches Field Guide
Dean Judy
0896891372
July 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
Antique watches have become a hot new area in the collectibles field, and now collectors of wrist and pocket watches can enjoy a portable, full-color guide to their favorites with Warman's(r) Watches Field Guide. This conveniently sized book features 450 detailed color photos of wrist and pocket watches produced from 1870-1970, from more than 50 American and Swiss watch manufacturers. Each listing comes complete with current collector pricing as well as historical facts about the watch. Collectors can carry this affordable pocket-sized guide with them on all their watch-seeking adventures. -450 listings for wrist and pocket watches produced from 1870-1970 -Full-color photo of each piece -Current collector pricing


The Official Price Guide to Clocks
Frederick W. Korz
0609809733
Oct 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
INFORMATIVE, THOROUGH, AND EASY TO USE
THE GUIDE TO BUYING, SELLING, AND COLLECTING CLOCKS

This book introduces you to the wonderful variety and scope of the world of clocks. This essential tool takes you from the beginning of time measurement through the development of the clock industry. Plus it provides a practical guide that identifies and values the most popular American and foreign clocks. Inside this indispensible volume you'll find:

• Detailed clock descriptions, price listings, and brief histories of every kind of clock and major manufacturer

• Clock names like Terry, Seth Thomas, Chauncey Jerome, Waterbury, W.L. Gilbert, Sessions, Ingraham, New Haven, Ansonia, Feishtinger, Japy Freres, T.E. Haller, LeCoultre, and Enfield

• A complete in-depth market...


Collecting & Repairing Watches
Max Cutmore
0715312146
August 2001
Paperback
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Book Description
This book examines the technology and manufacture of all types of watch; offers collectors advice on what to look for; and includes a step-by-step assessment guide to use when purchasing. Basic instructions are provided on repair work, identifying essential tools and materials.


Clocks and Clock Repairing
Eric Smith
0718891678
September 2005
Paperback
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Comic Character Wristwatches
Debra S. Braun
0764313290
Aug 2001
Paperback
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Book Description
When the Ingersoll-Waterbury Company introduced the first Mickey Mouse comic character wristwatch in 1933, they inspired thousands of other comic character watches. Collectors are eager to find them because of their connection with pop culture. This book includes advertising and movie promotion watches, as well as contemporary comic characters (Peanuts, Looney Tunes, The Simpsons, South Park, etc.). Over 375 color photos, descriptions, and pricing are compiled in this guide. Most of the watches represented were manufactured between 1970-2000. This book will delight you time after time.

About the Author
Debra S. Braun is an authority on art, antiques, and pop culture. She resides in upstate New York.

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