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"Generally Clutter The Dials "clutter the dials unnecessary markings I do think there are good looking watches though page ninety two shows a simple elegant Patek Phillipe from the fifties and page sixty six has a Vacheron Costantin I ll continue to wear my neat Rotary GS 0089803 has over six hundred books listed under Clocks and Watches this inexpensive little book is a good start to your time piece library Excellent price excellent service 5 stars This book is ust a small photo book It has a huge amount of pages but each one has ust one picture It worths 10 bucks but will not increase your knowledge about wristwatches since its descripions are very poor it doesn t contain exact made year caliber of movement etc Fl vio Maia A lot of the watches in this collection are fairly expensive and I m thinking that anyone who is collecting at this level would have no use for this book at all The author confuses chronograph with chronometer the specs and history of many watches are downright false This book offers no value to the watch enthusiast Further there is so *Much Mis Information That This *mis information that this wholly inappropriate for the budding hobbyist More than 360 color photos worth the price of the book And in many cases A picture is worth a thousand words. Ompanied by a short text explaining the significance of the item Whether you are a novice or the proud owner of a series of beautiful watches this book is the perfect source of new ideas for what to look for next for your collecti.
Download Ò eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Rene PannierGreat little book Excellent size *to handle Informative Arrived
On Time In As Newtime in as new This is mainly a visual *handle Informative Arrived on time in as new condition This is mainly a visual with a colour photo to every page of some common and also many unusual watches What it s trying to say is there are many strands to collecting and it does a good ob of doing that From the mundane common plastic LED to complications and high end stuff Its compact and portable size make it additionally useful It certainly stimulated and widened my watch buying habits when I was starting off I gained an appreciattion of brands and technologies that I wouldn t otherwise If it weren t for this book I may not have bought my Omega Speedmaster 125 or Zenith Rainbow The photo coverage gets 4 starsOn the other hand the text is uite rudimentary and suffers from poor translation presumably from French The text gets 2 starsIf the text was freshened up and written in proper idiomatic english this little book would rate 5 starsBecause of coverage good photos affordability and portability it gets an overall 4 stars Worst book I ve ever seenDifferent catagories such as Mechanical Automatic Complicated etcSeems to concentrate on particular brands and throw s in a few other s to break up the monotonyOn automatics Shows 3 pic s of the JLC Power reserve rolex is represented by two vintage and 7 modern60% of the watch. Whether a cherished heirloom or state of the art design sensible or frivolous the watches people wear are often expressions of their personalities Watches have long been desirable collector's items as some of the vintage models in. Es come from JLC Lip and Rolex 20% from Heuer Omega *and Zenith and some Breitling Other 20% are from some know *Zenith and some Breitling Other 20% are from
some know unknown companiesI d ship it back but the sh cost wouldn t give meknow unknown companiesI d ship it back but the sh cost wouldn t give me of a refundOne look was enoughAt least the couch won t wobble anyDON The historicaltechnical information accompanying this photo gallery of watches is simply a sketch and will be well known to watch buffs There is a gross error in the introduction to section II Chronographs The definition of a chronometer a watch whose accuracyreliability has been certifide by special horological labs is mixed up with chronograph a stop watch type of movementAll of that said the 360 color photographs despite the meager descriptive text are worth the price of the book This is a lovely book for the price 384 pages in a suare format each page shows a watch in color with a short caption Other reviewers have commented that the there is very little technical information very true but I think the book is aimed at buyers who want an introduction to collecting wristwatches I got a copy because I m interested in product design and as a publication designer I thought the book was nicely producedHaving looked through the book I am intrigued as to why nearly all of these watches are lacking in any kind of elegance Even the expensive well known makes use dreadful. This book showCollectible Wristwatches features over 500 color photographs of watches from rare and valuable early models to recent designer creations from deep sea diver's watches to those worn by aviators Each photograph is acc. ,