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This fascinating book offers a detailed history of the development of the world's first battery-powered watch, with copious illustrations of the watches themselves. Hamilton electric watches are extremely popular among collectors today, and this book is an invaluable reference.
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René Rondeau is a watchmaker who has been specializing in Hamilton watches since 1986. He published the first edition of "The Watch of the Future" in 1989, and is the author of "Hamilton Wristwatches - A Collector's Guide." He has contributed many articles about Hamilton watches to the NAWCC 'Bulletin' and is frequently quoted in wristwatch magazines. He is a member of the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors, the American Watchmakers Institute, and the Society for Professional Watchmakers.Review:
"'The Watch of the Future' is a must for every watch collector." -- Watch & Clock Review Magazine
"'The Watch of the Future' is excellent: intelligently conceived, well organized, and, above all, well-written." -- Don Sauers, author of "Time for America."
"Anyone who is even mildly interested in Hamilton's products and history would surely benefit from its well-researched contents." -- Henry Fried, Horological Times Magazine
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Book Description Rene Rondeau, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0962221929