The Museum Collection: 100 Milestones of 20th Century Watchmaking (11156)

by Marco Strazzi

The Museum Collection is a voyage through time(keepers), an entrance ticket to an exhibition, a source of advice and inspiration for watch lovers seeking to build up the perfect collection. What is the "perfect" collection? According to this book's concept, it is the one featuring the most significant wristwatches of the 20th Century from a technical as well as style viewpoint.This work has nothing to do with the usual auction catalogues dealing almost exclusively with the best-known brands and their most expensive products. The Museum Collection takes into account a large number of timepieces by lesser-known manufacturers, along with the obvious "must haves". Several featured objects are within the reach of the average collector, who can buy Four-Star pieces - whose impact was very high, to put it as the book's descriptions do - for less than 1,000 Euros/Dollars.The Museum Collection addresses itself to mature watch lovers who can appreciate the attractiveness of timepieces irrespective of trends, fashions and estimates, but not to them only. Its ambition is also to provide useful tips to those who approach the world of vintage watches for the first time, mostly after one or more experiences with modern products.Welcome to a unique journey into watch collecting.
In English and Italian.

364 Pages • color ill. • Format : 21.6 x 27.9 cm.
Prix : CHF 85.00 • € 78.00