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1904 Twelfth Annual St. Louis Clock and Silverware Company

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri, American Reprints:

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 20669

Condition: Good-plus


Very nice nice clean catalog marred only by browning to back spine area. Pages pristine with no names or writing., Measures 9"x12" and is printed on glossy paper. Black and white art is plentiful and wonderful, showcasing novelty, Art Nouveau, Syrian gold, French stag, porcelain, miniature high, fine crystal regulator, window, onyx, black marble, iron, Seth Thomas adamantine, World's Fair and numerous other types of clocks, including cuckoo and tall. 86 pages. View more info

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Swiss Wristwatches: Chronology of Worldwide Success Swiss Watch Design in Old Advertisements and Catalogs

By: Brunner, Gisbert L.; Pfeiffer-Belli, Christian

Price: $50.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Schiffer Pub Ltd: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 23560

ISBN: 0887403018

Condition: Very Good


Book is crisp and clean with no bumps to boards and has pristine pages and page edges. The dustjacket shows no tears tt chips and is most handsome in brand new mylar. Book is and overview of the 20th century Swiss design of wristwatches. There are many phorographs taken from the caatalogs of Omega, Longines, Tavannes-Cyma, Breitling, Doxa, Universal, Movado, Zenith and more. Book measures 9" x 11-1/2" and has 249 pages plus index. View more info

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Repairing Repeating Watches

By: Etchells, C.T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Exeter, N. H., Adams-Brown Co.:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 26003

Condition: Fine


Very nice clean booklet with no names or writing. Measures 5-1/2"x8-1/2" and has 26 pages of dense text. Illustrated sparingly with small drawings. Originally published in 1917 and reprinted here in a limited run. No date, but fairly recent -- 70's or 80's. View more info

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Automatic Wristwatches from Switzerland: Self-Winding Wristwatches

By: Hampel, Heinz

Price: $50.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Schiffer Publishing: 1994

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 23552

ISBN: 0887406092

Condition: Fine


Beautiful book bought from a collector of watches and clocks. This one presents as new, but was gently read. There are no bumps to boards, c pages and page edges are clean, there are no names or writing and binding is tight. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar. book measures 9-1/4" x 12-1/2" witth 348 pages including index. There is also a price guide at the back. Book offers 200 watches, each with three views and descriptiions. There is also an historical overvi... View more info

English Lantern Clocks

By: Hana, W.F.J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Poole, Dorset (England), Blandford Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18480K

Condition: Very Good


Book itself is clean as a whistle with pristine blue boards showing no bumps. Dustjacket has not been price-clipped and is free of chips and tears. Only faults are a thin blue line against dark blue cover at top front edge and a small tear at bottom of spine. Most handsome in mylar cover. Illustrated profusely with black and white photos and drawings -- 145 photos of clocks and mechanisms. Text, by a leading Dutch horologist, describes the origin and development of the ... View more info

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1001 Wristwatches from 1925 to the Present

By: Haussermann, Martin

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Bath, U.K., Parragon: 2006

Seller ID: 25702

ISBN: 1405494638

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean, as new book, likely never read. No defect of note and dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Measures 9"x11" and has 296 pages, plus index. Printed on quality coated paper and illustrated lavishly with high quality color photography. Covered cartegories include men's watches, chronographs, aviator watches, divers' watches, GMT and World Time, warches with alarms, Tourbillion watches, calendar watches and repeater watches. Each one is described. View more info

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Military Timepieces

By: Marvin E. Whitney

Price: $130.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Amer Watchmakers Institute: 1992

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 27775

ISBN: 0918845149

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean as new book. No names or writing, no bumps to boards, no tears or chips. Dustjacket is protected by brand new mylar cover. Pages and page edges are pristine. Book measures 9" x 11-1/2" and has 667 pages. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and technical drawings. Text discusses all sorts of timepieces including various clocks, watches, chronometers, and products of Seth Thomas and Longenes-Wittnauer companies. An astounding amouint of i... View more info

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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks

By: No Author

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York City, Antequorum Auctineers: 2006

Seller ID: 23113

Condition: Very Good


There's a small abrasion to the lower edge of the front cover (see photo), but the catalog is otherwise pristine. No spine crease and no names or writing. Catalog measures 8-1/2" x 10-1/2" and has 255 pages including index, and is printed on quality coated paper. Photos are in color and some are oversized. The auction was held on September 20, 2006 in the Grand Havana Room in New York City where bidders took their chances for 365 lots. Among the brands brands were Cartie... View more info

Thomas Tompion His Life and Work

By: Symonds, E.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn Publishing Group: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 20671

Condition: Very Good


Book is very clean and nice with no names or writing. Small crease to upper front corner with no crumpling -- sharp corner remains. Jacket may possibly have sunned at spine to light blue but it is so uniform that it's difficult to tell, as lettering remains unaffected. Very attractive and matches the blue on the clock at face. Jacket protected by brand new mylar.Illustrated with both black and white photographs and color plates. Also includes handsome fold-out at back. T... View more info

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American Clocks Volume 3 (Price Guide Laid-in)

By: Tran Duy Ly

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Fairfax, Virginia, Arlington Book Company: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 12162A

ISBN: 0930163915

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book with no bumps to boards. Laminated pictorial cover designed without dustjacket. Printed on high quality glossy paper. Measures 8--1/2"x11-1/2". PRICE GUIDE LAID-IN . Illustrated throughout with photos of clocks and their mechanisms. Types of clocks include beehive, column and cornice, column and splat, cottage, hollow column, mantel, mirror, ogee and bevel, pillar and scroll, steeple, torsion pendulum and wagon spring. Also includes clocks by the Bal... View more info