Moonwatch Only

60 Years of OMEGA Speedmaster

Author: Grégoire Rossier,Anthony Marquie

Publisher: Watchprint.com Sarl

ISBN: 9782940506170

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-A new edition of this definitive book, marking the 60th anniversary of the Speedmaster -Includes new features and additional historical information "The OMEGA Speedmaster Professional - the Moonwatch - has done things that no other timepiece has done and it has been worn in places that only a few human beings have been." - Captain Eugene Cernan, last man on the moon "It is an indescribable reference work and a true must-have for every Speedmaster collector." - Forbes There are very few timepieces in the world that deserve a definitive and comprehensive book. The OMEGA Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch is one of them. Initially designed for automobile racing teams and engineers, the Omega Speedmaster embarked on a very different trajectory when NASA chose it to accompany astronauts heading for the Moon in 1965. Its involvement in the space adventure has propelled the Moonwatch to the top of the list of celebrated timepieces. After years of research and observation, the authors present a complete panorama of the Moonwatch in a systematic work that is both technical and attractive, making it the unparalleled reference book for this legendary watch. This new edition, marking the 60th anniversary of the Speedmaster, has been enriched with numerous new features and additional historical information. Contents: Foreword by Raynald Aeschlimann, President and CEO of OMEGA; Foreword by Captain Eugene Cernan, Commander of Apollo 17; Why a Speedmaster Moonwatch guide?; Part 1 - Speedmaster History; 1, Major Dates; 2, Speedmaster and NASA 25; Part 2 - Main Components and Accessories; 1, An Original Approach; 2, The Caliber; 3, The Caseband; 4, The Dial; 5, The Bezel; 6, The Hands; 7, The Caseback; 8, The Crown; 9, The Pushers; 10, The Glass; 11, The Bracelet; 12, The Presentation Box; 13, The Documents; Part 3 - The Models; 1, Introduction; 2, Standard Production; 3, Special and Limited Series; 4, Personalized Models and Special Projects; 5, The Alaska Project; Part 4 - 60 Years of Innovation; Part 5 - How to Start Collecting Speedmasters; 1, Budget; 2, Choosing a Model; 3, Sales Channels; Part 6 - Appendices; 1, Model Codes; 2, Tables & Bibliography; 3, Contributions; 4, Identification Aid

Moonwatch Only

The Ultimate Omega Speedmaster Guide

Author: Grégoire Rossier,Anthony Marquie

Publisher: Watchprint.com Sarl

ISBN: 9782940506033

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Page: 496

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"It makes perfect sense to publish a book called Moonwatch Only. The OMEGA Speedmaster Professional - the Moonwatch - has done things that no other timepiece has done and it's been worn in places where only a few human beings have been." Captain Eugene Cernan, the last man on the Moon Initially designed for automobile racing teams and engineers, the Omega Speedmaster embarked on a very different trajectory when NASA chose it to accompany astronauts heading for the moon in 1965. Its involvement in the space adventure has propelled the Moonwatch to the top of the list of celebrated timepieces. After years of research and observation, the authors present a complete panorama of the Moonwatch in a systematic work that is both technical and attractive, making it the essential reference book for this legendary watch. "It is an indescribable reference work and a true must-have for every Speedmaster collector" Forbes "This book sets a new standard. Not only for books on the Omega Speedmaster, but for watch books in general. I've never seen anything like it, and believe me I could fill an impressive sized wall with books on watches. Authors of other books or publishers should take a look at Moonwatch Only as well to see how it should be done." Fratello Watches

Omega Watches

Author: John Goldberger,Giampiero Negretti

Publisher: Damiani Editore

ISBN: 9788889431276

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 255

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Differently to many other enthusiasts, John Goldberger does not simply collect period watches for the speculative pleasure - something that was certainly not uncommon in the years when he began frequenting the "watch world" - but rather due to his wish to gather together exceptional pieces, wether they be enhanced by a renowned signature, by the item's individual history, by its unusual style, or perhaps by outstanding technical features. This passion in fact drives him to patiently seek out excellently preserved examples - ones not even to be found in the Omega museum - most of which belong to John Goldberger's private collection. Mr. Goldberger's hand is not only responsible for the technical descriptions in the book, but also for the images: photography is in fact another of his great passions and has seen him as the editor and photographer behind a stimulating book of travel images... Giampiero Negretti. Estabilished in 1848 in La-Chaux-de-Fonds by Louis Brandt and later moved to Bienne (its current premises) in 1880, Omega became the company it is today only at the beginning of the last century. Indeed, prior to this the Louis Brandt products were known through the various make names that over the years were displayed on the watch faces - Jura, Patria, Helvetia and Labrador werev among these...

Flightmaster Only

The OMEGA Pilot's Watch

Author: Grégoire Rossier,Anthony Marquie

Publisher: Watchprint.com Sarl

ISBN: 9782940506200

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 224

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- In this work, the authors have applied the rigorous, innovative methodology that contributed to the success of their previous publication, Moonwatch Only, ISBN 9782940506170, and which now represents the signature of the 'ONLY' books The highly evocative Flightmaster name was first mentioned by OMEGA in 1956-57, but it was not until the late 1960s that it was used to designate an incomparable watch, initially intended for aircraft pilots. At the time, it was regarded as the watch industry equivalent of the Swiss army knife, meaning the ultimate professional instrument. The aesthetically and technically remarkable OMEGA Flightmaster symbolizes a period rich in technological and design breakthroughs. Produced over a short period and relatively little known until now, it nonetheless enjoyed exceptional development and an outstanding destiny, notably on the wrist of Soviet cosmonauts in the 1970s. Revealing the entirely unknown and remarkably rich story for the first time, and based on their own methodology, the authors of the successful Moonwatch Only book dedicated to the OMEGA Speedmaster, provide a comprehensive account of the many variations and evolutions of the different Flightmaster models. The result is an essential reference work for all passionate brand enthusiasts and collectors. Contents: Foreword Section 1: Introduction; Flightmaster - what's in a name?; Some key points; Operation; Ten misconceptions to reconsider Section 2: A Legend's Genesis and History; A world of change; Creating a legend; Famous aviators and the ultimate destiny of a tool-watch: Russian space adventures Section 3: Main Components; An original approach; Caliber; Case; Dial; Bezel; Hands; Crowns and pushers; Glass; Bracelet; Accessories Section 4: Models; Introduction; Overview; Timeline; Tables.

Rolex Daytona Story

Author: Giorgia Mondani,Guido Mondani

Publisher: Guido Mondani Editore e Ass

ISBN: N.A

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Page: 280

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PRESENTATION: LEARN EVERYTHING ABOUT MODERN AND VINTAGE ROLEX DAYTONA ROLEX DAYTONA STORY describes every single Daytona reference, from its origin until today providing all the essential details for collectors, enthusiasts and dealers. All references are presented with the dates of the beginning and of the end of production; each model is illustrated with all those characteristics that determine the value and the rarity of the watch. All the illustrations in this volume are exactly what collectors have always dreamt of: large, beautiful and depicting every little detail of all the watches. Are you a watch collector and want to know every little detail about Rolex Daytona? Have you only recently approached the world of Rolex watches and are you looking for reliable answers to your doubts? Are you a watch dealer and want to know exactly what you buy or sell? Do you want to know the real value of your Daytona watches? Do you want to know the real value of your Daytona chronographs? For all this and much more, this book is perfect for you Attached are the updated estimates of all published watches. TOPICS The important dates of the Daytona, the chronological production table, the “Paul Newman” dials, the Daytona dial makers, the Greek letter “sigma”, the customized dials, the faded dials, the calibers used and their differences, the aftermarket dials, the push-buttons, the bezels, thewinding crowns, the “underline” dials, the “Tropical Dials”, the bracelets, the gold hallmarks, the enamel dials, regular 6 and inverted 6, the updated estimates of all published watches. All models are accompanied by the descriptions of all those characteristics that determine the value and the rarity of the watch, such as: Bezels – Bracelets – Buttons – Calibers – Case back – Cases -Dials – Dials with changing color – Diameter – Hallmarks – Hands – Indexes – Inverted 6 – Lugs – Movements – Papers – References with their period of production – Sigma – Spare parts – Winding Crown.

Omega Highlights

Author: Henning Mutzlitz

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited

ISBN: 9780764342127

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 96

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This beautiful and exciting book presents the most stunning and important Omega watches. A range of over 100 marvelous photographs, informative text, and technical details document more than 60 years of fascinating wristwatch design of one of the world's best known and most popular Swiss wristwatch manufacturers. Among the memorable wristwatches included here are the Speedmaster model that went to the moon and the James Bond edition that served on Her Majesty's Secret Service. The rest of the models covered include, first, the historical models, and the Legend Collection, Seamaster, Chronographs, Olympic Collection, and Elegant Watches. Technical information provided for each watch includes the reference number, movement, functions, case, remarks, and the estimated value in the year the model was produced. This book will be a joy for all who appreciate fine craftsmanship.

From Seamaster to Seamaster

The First 70 Years

Author: Omega

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: 9780847865406

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Page: 360

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A celebration of the Omega Seamaster watch's seventieth anniversary with exclusive photographs that truly bring the legendary timepiece to life. When the Swiss watchmaker Omega debuted its Seamaster diving watch in 1948, the house proved that functionality and style could coexist. This luxurious volume marks seventy years of Seamaster, exploring the model's excellent craftsmanship, evolving design, and enduring charm. Inspired by the waterproof wristwatches of World War II, the Seamaster appealed to active individuals desiring a watch for "town, sea, and country"--a heritage that shines through today. A precious collectible object, this tome features never-before-seen photographs of vintage and contemporary Seamasters, as well as different shades of paper. For those who appreciate fine timepieces and extraordinary pieces of bookmaking, this new edition is bound to delight.

Rolex GMT-Master

Author: Giorgia Mondani,Guido Mondani

Publisher: Guido Mondani Editore e Ass

ISBN: N.A

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Page: 320

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PRESENTATION: HOW TO KNOW EVERYTHING ABOUT THE ROLEX GMT-MASTER The GMT-Master was created to meet the needs of Pan American Airways to supply its pilots with a wristwatch able to indicate the time back home and the time in their arrival destination simultaneously. It was necessary to give the pilots a “technical” wristwatch, which indicated simultaneously the two different times. It is from this point that the request arose from Pan Am to Rolex, to create a new watch for modern age aviators: a watch with two time zones. The name GMT-Master was chosen… Are you a watch collector and you need information about the Rolex GMT-Master? Are you a watch dealer and you want to know exactly what you are buying and selling? Do you want to know the real value of your GMT-Master? For all this and much much more, this book is perfect for you. You will also know the current value of every GMT-Master. TOPICS With high quality images, technical details and updated prices, this book shows and describes every GMT-Master and GMT-Master II reference. For each watch this guide explains every characteristic: crystal, bakelite bezel, anodized aluminium bezel, Cerachrom bezel, bracelet, case back, winding crown, case number with production year, dial, movement, hands, etc. Furthermore, the book shows: “Albino”, bachelite, “Batman”, bracelets, calibers, “circular” indexes, “circular edged” indexes, “Cornino” crown guards, “standard” crown guards, GMT hand with small arrow, Green Dial, Oysterlock, sunken holes, vintage advertisements, Underline, box, papers, the “Ice” model, “Chuck Yeager”, “Tiffany & Co.”, “Mission Everest”, dials with Arab coats of arms, … Attached are the updated estimates of every modern and vintage Rolex GMT-Master.

Chronomaster Only

The Super-Chronograph by Nivada and Croton

Author: Gregoire Rossier,Anthony Marquie

Publisher: Watchprint.com Sarl

ISBN: 9782940506255

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Page: 300

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- The first complete book dedicated to one of the most desirable chronographs of the 1960s, Chronomaster Aviator Sea Diver by NIVADA & CROTON Chronomaster Aviator Sea Diver: this singular name belongs to one of the most original professional watches of the 1960s, combining an unparalleled number of functions with a timeless design. Created in 1961, this chronograph was produced for around ten years under several brand names, through a partnership between the Swiss company NIVADA SA and the American firm CROTON WATCH CO. This led to some of its dials bearing probably the most complicated name in watchmaking history: CROTON NIVADA GRENCHEN Chronomaster Aviator Sea Diver. Thanks to the authors' trademark rigorous methodology, the signature of the 'ONLY' reference works, this book reveals the incredible diversity of the Chronomaster models. It is intended both as an initiation for connoisseurs of exceptional watches and as a reference guide for collectors. This legendary watch will doubtless thus regain the place it deserves among the most desirable 1960s chronographs. Also available in the series: Moonwatch Only ISBN 9782940506170 Flightmaster Only ISBN 9782940506200

Rolex Encyclopedia

Author: Giorgia Mondani,Guido Mondani

Publisher: Guido Mondani Editore e Ass

ISBN: N.A

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Page: 648

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PRESENTATION: THE ULTIMATE BOOK ABOUT ROLEX Rolex Encyclopedia is the most complete and updated guide on vintage and modern Rolex watches and it includes every Rolex produced from 1905 until today. A travel through time which you won’t be able to interrupt! There is a big story behind every important brand: a story made of great ideas, great adventures, enterprises and innovations that have changed the world that we knew. This is the case of Rolex. Many things have already been said about its story, but the love and passion of Guido Mondani Editore have no limits and this is why the Rolex Encyclopedia wants to reach the soul of the story of this important brand, which has changed the world of watchmaking forever. No one before has ever written so much about the great enterprises of Rolex: a story of outstanding pioneers, of courageous and far-sighted persons, of state-of-the-art watches, which almost represent the Holy Grail for watch collectors. A story told in three big books that in their kind are definitely another unique mission. TOPICS Ask yourself a question, any question …. What is the origin of the name Rolex? Where does the nickname “Bubble Back” come from? How many pieces of the Rolex Split-Seconds model were produced? When was the Submariner model created to commemorate the Panama Channel? How many Marks exist for the Submariner and Sea-Dweller models? How many Daytona watch models were produced? How many hours does it take to produce a Cerachrom bezel? You will find all the answers in here. Furthermore, these books allso provides the estimates of every Rolex, basing on the conditions, and the updated price of all watches in production. MODELS Air-King, Bart Simpson, Bicchierini dial, Bubble Back, Buckley dial, Comex, Chronographs, Cosmograph, Dato-compax, Daytona, Deep Sea, Double Red, Exclamation mark, Explorer I, Explorer II, Explorer dial, Feet First, Glidelock, Glossy dial, GMT-Master, Ghost dial, Green, Hulk, James Bond, Lumi dial, Meter First, Milgauss, Military, Moon Phases, Oman dial, Oyster Date, Oyster DateJust, Oyster DateJust II, Oyster Day-Date, Oyster Day-Date II, Oyster No Date, Panerai, Patent Pending, Patrizzi Dial, Personalized dials (Astrua, Bucherer, Cartier, Cuervos y Sobrinos, Panama Canal, Polipetto, Ronchi, Serpico y Laino, Tiffany, Verga, Versace), Prince, Quartz, Rehaut, Sea-Dweller, Sky-Dweller, Spider dial, Sub-aqua, Submariner, Texano, Triplesix, Tropical dial, Turn- O-Graph, Underline, Yacht Master.

Zenith. Ediz. Inglese

Author: Manfred Rossler

Publisher: Damiani Editore

ISBN: 9788862080699

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 328

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This volume retraces the history of the famous Swiss watch house Zenith, documenting events and production over the course of the past 140 years. Setting out from the first pocket watches, which after the 30s gradually gave way to more modern wrist contraptions--accessories initially seen in a very negative light--the book documents the invention of both the revolutionary "17 ligne" movement and one of the sector's best-known calibers, the legendary El Primero. With more than 700 illustrations with detailed captions, "Zenith" also includes the increasingly specialized models of later years, including waterproof casings, chronometers, chronographs with special dials and timepieces for the military, sport and medical sectors. Not to mention anecdotes, memorabilia and rare period advertisements.

Patek Philippe Steel Watches

Author: John Golberger

Publisher: Damiani Editore

ISBN: 9788862083041

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 440

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With this magnificent volume, watch expert and authority John Goldberger, author of "100 Superlative Rolex Watches," presents the most beautiful and remarkable watches ever fitted with steel cases by the Geneva-based watch company Patek Philippe. With the collaboration of the world's leading collectors and connoisseurs, the collection presented in this exclusive publication is the result of painstaking research, supplemented by professional photographs that show the most minute details and characteristics of the movement, case and dial of each timekeeper. With 187 superb examples, as well as over 900 color illustrations and 800 descriptive texts, this volume offers the watch collector and enthusiast invaluable information about the finest rare masterpieces of Patek Philippe's production, including recent research on referencenumbers, dials, movements, related calibers and each watch's year of production. Organized in 12 chapters, this tome covers a century of the company's quintessential spirit and style.

Omega Sportswatches

Author: John Goldberger,Giampiero Negretti

Publisher: Damiani Editore

ISBN: 9788889431702

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 144

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From the author of Omega Watches, a new book that completes the history of the famous Swiss brand with a series of creations conceived for the world of sport. More than fifty items photographed full page, together with enlargements revealing the details of watchcase, face, clockwork and related calibres. Omega Sport Watches tells the story of the Seamaster, Railmaster, Speedmaster, Flightmaster and other successful Omega creations. Among limited editions, anecdotes and rarities the history of these watches is told by the great American collector John Goldberger, with an introduction by Giampiero Negretti. One section of the book retraces, through advertisements kept in the Omega Museum, the history of the famous hands which over the years have consolidated the fame of this brand. Founded in 1848 by Louis Brandt in La-Chaux-de-Fonds, in 1880 the company moved to its current headquarters in Bienne, the name Omega however dates only to the beginning of last century. Prior to that date Louis Brandt production was known for the various names that he put on the watch face, such as Jura, Patria, Helvetia and Labrador.

Vintage Rolex Sports Models

A Complete Visual Reference & Unauthorized History

Author: Martin Skeet,Nick Urul

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited

ISBN: 9780764329814

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 264

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This comprehensive and detailed reference guide to Rolex sports model watches is an indispensable asset to watch collectors and dealers. The only work of its kind, it covers the history of the Submariner, Sea-Dweller, Explorer, GMT-Master, Turn-O-Graph, Milgauss, and Cosmograph watches, from 1952 to 1990. The history of more than a hundred and forty vintage models is described in detail, with the watches shown in chronological order. Color photographs illustrate every watch model, with hundreds of diagrams providing clear and useful information about the development of each model. Twenty-two rare Rolex brochures from private collections are shown along with numerous catalog photographs and the associated sale prices of sports models sold at Christie¹s and Sotheby¹s worldwide from 1997 to 2007. Also included is a current price guide for every model shown in the book. Rolex watches continue to dominate the collecting market and this authoritative volume, now in its revised and expanded third edition, is an essential and timely addition to the library of the Rolex collector and dealer.

The Magic of Watches

A Smart Introduction to Fine Watchmaking

Author: Louis Nardin

Publisher: Watchprint.com Sarl

ISBN: 9782940506125

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 224

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* A complete, informative primer on how watches work. Accessible for the amateur and meaty enough for the aficionado. What is a beautiful watch? How do you make a good choice? The Magic of Watches explains how and why these little objects are so precious, fascinating and exciting. The book presents paradoxes: why a one-million-dollar watch might be less precise and more fragile than one that costs 15 dollars. It comes back to the origins of the measurement of time: how did we go from the water clock to the wristwatch? The Magic of Watches is unique: it focuses in detail on the basics in order to understand and love watches better. Contents: 1. Welcome; 1.1 Why a book, why this one; 1.2 Why watches are magic; 1.3 How to use this book; 1.4 The first mission: To tell the time; 1.5 The challenge of measuring time; 1.6 The quartz revolution; 1960s); 1.7 Fantastic plastic (1980s); 1.8 The wristwatch, from instrument to artifact; 1.9 "Smart," or connected, watches (2010s); 2. Buying; 2.1 Ten reasons why you should get a watch; 2.2 Choosing; 2.3 Key elements; 2.4 Secondhand; 2.5 Selling your watch; 2.6 Knowledge; 3.Care; 3.1 Setting; 3.2 Maintenance and care; 3.3 Service and after-sales; 3.4 Repairs; 3.4 Travel; 3.5 Insurance; 4. Anatomy; 4.1 Display; 4.2 Indications; 4.3 Functions and complications; 4.4 Movement (Caliber); 4.5 Case; 4.6 Bracelets and Straps; 4.7 Materials.

The Wristwatch Handbook

A Comprehensive Guide to Mechanical Wristwatches

Author: Ryan Schmidt

Publisher: ACC Distribution

ISBN: 9781851498291

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Page: 352

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·A fantastic reference work for the novice or the seasoned watch enthusiast·Fully illustrated with 470 color photographs·Brand-Agnostic. Features a vast array of timepieces from over 90 manufacturersDespite the functional obsolescence of the mechanical wristwatch (our phones and computers tell more accurate time) the early 21st Century has seen a boom in the development, production, and appreciation of all things horological. Whether it is presented to the collector as an alternative investment, as a feat of micro-mechanical technology, or as a showcase of artisanal mastery, the mechanical wristwatch has never possessed more forms, functions or facets than it does today. The Wristwatch Handbook is written from the epicenter of a renaissance, a place in time between the Quartz revolution and the rise of the smart device - where the mechanical wristwatch is the antidote to the microprocessor and the permanent buzz of your inbox. From the multi-axis tourbillon, to the split-second chronograph, to the sidereal sky chart, The Wristwatch Handbook covers it all and does so with more than 470 rich illustrations from over 90 of the World's leading brands.The book is separated into two sections. The first section provides the reader with a comprehensive understanding of the mechanical movement. Its chapters explore power, transmission, distribution and regulation illustrating the basic concepts before considering the innovation and complexity that takes place further toward the cutting edge. From the fifty-day power reserve, to the constant force mechanism, and the 1,000Hz mechanical escapement, section 1 will allow the reader to understand and appreciate what is happening beneath the dial of their watch. Section two allows the reader to take this understanding and apply it to the vast range of complications (functions) that exist in modern horology. Each chapter showcases a distinct category of complication. For example, the regatta timer, pulsometer, and monopusher chronograph join a host of others in a chapter entitled 'Recording Lapses of Time'; The power reserve indicator, dynamograph, and crown position indicator are featured in a chapter for 'Power and Performance Indication'; The moon phase indicator, annual calendar, and planetarium can be found in the 'Astronomical Complications' chapter. Once the functional categories are exhausted, the final three chapters explore whimsical complications that have little regard for practical function, novelty time indication, and the 'super-complicated' watch - a rare breed of timepiece that houses an intimidating host of complications featured throughout the book. Upon completion of The Wristwatch Handbook the reader will be able to identify even the most exotic complication from across the room, and be able to share their appreciation and understanding of what makes it so useful and compelling. The Wristwatch Handbook is "brand agnostic", using only those watches that most aptly illustrate the given subject-matter. As a consequence the book places equal emphasis on the classic and the cutting edge, on watches produced in large volume or exclusive runs, by industry-leading technology or at the hand of a master. In doing so the book provides an unparalleled range of watches from over 90 brands, allowing the reader to determine for themselves which brands, complications, and styles they will build their collection from.

A Man and His Watch

76 of the World's Most Iconic Watches and Stories from the Men Who Wore Them

Author: Matthew Hranek

Publisher: Artisan Books

ISBN: 1579657141

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 216

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A covetable celebration of watches and the stories at the heart of men's obsession with them.

Omega Designs

Feast for the Eyes

Author: Anton Kreuzer

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited

ISBN: 9780764329951

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 224

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Omega has become the watchmaker with the highest name recognition in timekeeping for personal and sports events worldwide. If the father owned an Omega, so does the son. This important, color illustrated, new book presents, an illustrated description of all the watch movements manufactured by the Omega Watch Co. since the registration of its trademark in 1894. Over 400 watches are shown in 80 color and 334 black and white photographs. Started as a small watchmaker shop in Biel, Switzerland in 1848, the company expanded to Geneva and has made precision pocket and wristwatches including the world famous chronometer wristwatch Constellation, the diver's watch Seamaster, and the chronograph wristwatch Speedmaster Professional.