Grand Complications Volume VIII: High Quality Watchmaking

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Grand Complications, Volume VIII provides a detailed overview of complicated watchmaking. This reference work for connoisseurs deals with each of the major horological complications by theme, from their history through to their most recent developments. Multi-complications, minute repeaters and sonneries, tourbillons, equations of time, perpetual calendars, chronographs, jump hours and retrograde mechanisms, GMTs and multiple time zones are reviewed in great detail. With the latest creations by more than ...
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Overview

Grand Complications, Volume VIII provides a detailed overview of complicated watchmaking. This reference work for connoisseurs deals with each of the major horological complications by theme, from their history through to their most recent developments. Multi-complications, minute repeaters and sonneries, tourbillons, equations of time, perpetual calendars, chronographs, jump hours and retrograde mechanisms, GMTs and multiple time zones are reviewed in great detail. With the latest creations by more than twenty-three elite watch manufacturers displayed and accompanied by technical descriptions, this book has earned respect among connoisseurs. 
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780847837519
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Publication date: 6/5/2012
  • Pages: 544
  • Sales rank: 1,434,671
  • Product dimensions: 9.32 (w) x 11.28 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Meet the Author

Tourbillon International has published consecutive volumes of Watches International, Grand Complications, and Jewelry International and remains an expert in these fields.
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