Hardcover: 348 pages
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing; 1St Edition edition (July 1, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 1.4 x 12 inches
Shipping Weight: 5.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
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This is a great book for you Rolex and Omega lovers (as well as other fine Swiss watches). It covers only Swiss wristwatches but it does a nice job of it. Lots of black and white (as well as some color) close ups of faces and movements. There is a table to tell the approximate range of years when specific caliber movements were produced. I'm certainly not an expert but I would recommend this book for those who are getting into the hobby of collecting fine Swiss automatic movement (self-winding) watches.P.S. Look elsewhere for information on modern quartz or early manual winding watches. If you like bumper and/or full rotor automatic winding wristwatches then this book is for you.
A great book, with almost all the automatic movement ever made. With detailed technical info and great pictures, this book is certainly worth it.
Well researched, technical details to a useful degree for collectors, list of calibers, good photos.One of my favourites, be it for research on specific models or to just flick through from time to time.
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