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Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry: Counterfeiting of Swiss Watches
O/P. 28 pages, figures, 1984. A booklet produced by the Swiss watch industry anti-counterfeiting department on the production and distribution of fakes as well as how to identify fake watches. A very good copy, card covers.
(Ref: K2944 - BX14)

Price: 10.00

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

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)
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Price: 66.50
Fritz (M.), Coelho (P.) & Bilal (E.): IWC Schaffhausen - Engineering Time Since 1868

Fritz (M.), Coelho (P.) & Bilal (E.): IWC Schaffhausen - Engineering Time Since 1868
O/P. 536 pages, over 500 illustrations, 2010. A large beautifully produced volume with a detailed history of IWC, a section on modern watch manufacturing techniques and comprehensive descriptions of the IWC range of watch models - Pilot's, Portuguese, Ingenieur, Aquatimer, Portofino and Da Vinci. A very good copy of the English language edition.

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(Ref: K5065 - L3)
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Price: 180.00

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: 2.00

[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

Gordon (G.): La Danza Delle Ore / Twentieth Century Wristwatches - Timeless Elegance
O/P. 356 pages, 271 illustrations, signed by author, 1989. A good general survey of wristwatches, most by the major Swiss manufacturers, produced between 1900 and 1980. A very good copy with very good dust jacket and very good slipcase. [Dual English and Italian language] (Ref: K353 - Q3)

Price: 50.00

Gordon (G.): Rolex - Timeless Elegance
O/P. 341 pages, 292 colour photographs, 1989. A well illustrated volume illustrating many of the watches produced between 1905 and 1989, together with period advertisements, a chapter on Hans Wilsdorf, and a list of Rolex's technical achievements. A very good copy in very good (and original) slipcase. (Ref: K4020 - F7)

Price: 65.00

Gucci: The 1997 Gucci Timepieces Collection
O/P. A very large format brochure illustrating the 19976 collection of wristwatches. Card covers. (Ref: K3291 - W3)

Price: 5.00

Guroux (F.): Real & Fake Watches - handbook on watch counterfeits

Guroux (F.): Real & Fake Watches - handbook on watch counterfeits
NEW. 297 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, 2010. A useful book which discusses the counterfeit wristwatch market and then explains in detail how to identify fakes. Comparison photographs are given for 17 watch brands and 97 models comparing real and fake examples. An essential book to have if you buy and collect wristwatches. (Ref: N2287)
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Price: 19.99
Guroux (F.): Watches - An Identification Manual for Contemporary and Collector's Pieces

Guroux (F.): Watches - An Identification Manual for Contemporary and Collector's Pieces
NEW. 283 pages, over 300 illustrations, 2018. The growth in wristwatch collecting, and the value of genuine watches has led to a massive increase in the number of well make fakes on the market. This book is a comprehensive guide to identifying fake wristwatches and is an essential book for collectors and enthusiasts. (Ref: N4511)
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Price: 45.00

[Hamilton Watch Company]: Service and Repair of the Hamilton Electric Watch
O/P. 107 pages, 84 figs., 1959. A step by step manual for the world's first electric watch introduced by Hamilton in 1957. 'Ventura', 'Atlantis' and 'Everest' were the names of some of the early models. A good clean copy, covers a little marked. (Ref: K4849 - CR9)

Price: 45.00

Hampel (H.): Automatic Wristwatches from Germany, England, France, Japan, Russia and the USA

Hampel (H.): Automatic Wristwatches from Germany, England, France, Japan, Russia and the USA
NEW. 216 pages, 400 photographs, 1997. It's not only the Swiss who have produced automatic wristwatches; this book explores examples produced around the world. 123 watches are described in detail, each illustrated with three different views. With price guide and dust jacket. (Ref: P1892)

Price: 66.50

Hussermann (M.): 1001 Wristwatches - History, Technology, Design
O/P. 225 pages, illustrated, 2007. A well illustrated volume of watches produced by a wide range of makers, including chronographs; aviator & diver's watches; tourbillon, calendar & repeater watches as well as world time watches and those with an alarm. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. [Book is identical in content to 1001 Wristwatches from 1925 to the Present by same author] (Ref: K3882 - A2)

Price: 9.00

Hussermann (M.): Sports Watches - Aviator Watches, Diving watches, Chronographs

Hussermann (M.): Sports Watches - Aviator Watches, Diving watches, Chronographs
NEW. 144 pages, 254 colour illustrations, 2014. A well illustrated book on sports watches, tracing their evolution in the 20th century then assessing the models produced in the 21st century. (Ref: N3674)
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Price: 38.00
Heel (F.-C.) editor: The Rolex Story

Heel (F.-C.) editor: The Rolex Story
NEW. 144 pages, illustrated, 2014. A history of the Rolex company with a well illustrated description of the important wristwatch models made since its inception. The last section of the book is an overview of various models with a photograph, description and estimated value (in Euros and US dollars) of each item. (Ref: N3672)
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Price: 34.99
Horbleck (M.P.): The Alarm Wristwatch: The History of an Undervalued Feature

Horbleck (M.P.): The Alarm Wristwatch: The History of an Undervalued Feature
NEW. 232 pages, illustrated, 2007. A new monograph on an interesting area for specialist collectors - mechanical wristwatches with an audible alarm function. This book is a complete history of alarm wristwatches with descriptions, illustrations and technical data on nearly all the models and movements ever made. With dust jacket. (Ref: P1894)
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Price: 66.50
Huber (M.) & Banbery (A.): Patek Philippe Geneve - Wristwatches

Huber (M.) & Banbery (A.): Patek Philippe Geneve - Wristwatches
O/P. 254 pages, 409 illustrations, 1st edition, 1988. An excellent, well illustrated reference book giving the history of the firm, their patents and technical developments, followed by explanations and illustrations of all the main wristwatch calibres produced. A very good copy complete with good dust jacket (both with 2 lightly bruised corners) and worn card slipcase. [French, German, Italian and English language]

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(Ref: K4350 - F7)
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Price: 195.00
Imai (K.): Rolex - 3621 Wristwatches

Imai (K.): Rolex - 3621 Wristwatches
NEW. 224 pages, 3621 illustrations, 2009. A virtual catalogue of Rolex wristwatches, with reference numbers and brief technical details for each of the 3621 watches photographed, grouped by 14 model lines - Bubbleback, Submariner, Oyster Perpetual, Explorer, etc., etc. An essential book for Rolex enthusiasts as it shows virtually all case and dial variations produced in each of the different models. With dust jacket. (Ref: N2193)

Price: 60.50

Imai (K.): Rolex 2421 Uhren
O/P. 142 pages, illustrated, 2002. An identification and price guide (in Deutchmarks) to Rolex wristwatches. A useful book for collector's and enthusiasts. [German language] (Ref: K5052 - F1)

Price: 15.00


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