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Two-volume, slip-cased set, 6" x 9" hardcover, 1,776 pages, over 1,500 black and white illustrations, and over 8,500 entries. Kathleen Pritchard, one of the world's foremost horological researchers, compiled the first authoritative and complete encyclopedia of Swiss watch and clock manufacturers. The two volumes cover 200 years and entries are alphabetically listed. Entries include the following: names of makers, founders, spin-off companies from the same family, dates, types of timepieces made, important peripheral information, informational sources, geographic location of the company, variations in the company's name, brand and model names, U.S. import codes, trademarks, and a history of the company.
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Book Description Phoenix Publishing for NAWCC, West Kennebunk, Maine, 1997. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 2 volumes, about 1800 pages, illus., 1997. A detailed alphabetical listing of over 2000 Swiss pocket watch and wristwatch makers including cross references for brand names and USA importers. Each entry contains full details of that manufacturer sometimes with illustrations of trademarks and contemporary advertisements. This major work is an essential reference book for all Swiss watch enthusiasts as it is the only book of its type and very comprehensive. A fine copy, with fine dust jackets in fine slipcase. This is a large heavy book (3.5 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Seller Inventory # K967