Chasing Time: Vintage Wristwatches for the Discerning Collector (11147)

by Alistair Gibbons

The early 2000s were an important period, spanning a time when mechanical watches had quite rightly retaken their place in the world market. We all may have a digital device in our pocket that is more accurate than a mechanical watch, but a timepiece has soul, personality, and history. The collection in this book is a step into the world of vintage watch collecting, with a range of photographs, intricate research, and accessible reference material that will intrigue both the casual and avid enthusiast. The collection showcases some of the most interesting, luxurious, and functional twentieth-century (1930-1980) mechanical timepieces ever to be produced, including Heuer’s Autavia, Rolex’s Submariner, Gallet’s MultiChron, Zenith’s De Luca, and the Unviersal Space Compax. Publication date: April 2018.

240 Pages • 534 color images • Format : 20 x 23 cm.
Prix : CHF 41.00 • € 38.00