The Wristwatch Handbook
With over 470 high quality images from more than 90 brands, The Wristwatch Handbook is your map and compass to the world of the mechanical wristwatch; the reference book of choice for the seasoned collector and the new enthusiast alike. The book provides a top-to-bottom breakdown of the inner workings of the watch and an explanation of every conceivable function from the aneroid barometer to the perpetual calendar. Each subject is introduced in an accessible manner and beautifully illustrated by diagrams and images of movements, mechanisms and a staggering array of watches across the spectrum of styles, periods, and price points. Designed to be read both visually and cover-to-cover, The Wristwatch Handbook will start on your coffee table and end up at your bedside.