Vintage Wristwatches

Vintage Wristwatches

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by Reyne Haines
     
 

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Fashion with Function

Step into the fascinating world of watches. From the early "trench watches" of World War I to some of today's elegant diamond-studded cocktail watches, Vintage Wristwatches will entertain and educate you about these small works of art that have stood the test of time.

Whether novice or seasoned collector, you'll

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Fashion with Function

Step into the fascinating world of watches. From the early "trench watches" of World War I to some of today's elegant diamond-studded cocktail watches, Vintage Wristwatches will entertain and educate you about these small works of art that have stood the test of time.

Whether novice or seasoned collector, you'll enjoy the rich histories of American and European manufacturers past and present. Original newspaper and magazine advertisements complement more than 1,200 photographs of collectible wristwatches, while brief descriptions include values recently commanded at auction.

In addition, you'll find:

  • A glossary of watch terminology commonly used among collectors
  • Tutorials for identifying wristwatches
  • Factors to consider when determining a wristwatch's value

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440215247
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
03/15/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
951,112
File size:
12 MB
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Meet the Author

Appraiser and media personality Reyne Haines hosts the weekly program The Art of Collecting on Houston's NBC affiliate, and has been a repeat special guest on The Early Show on CBS. She has been featured in numerous national publications including The Wall Street Journal; is heard frequently on Martha Stewart Living on Sirius; and appears regularly on the popular PBS series Antiques Roadshow. Reyne works and lives in New York City and Houston.

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Vintage Wristwatches 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Jake22 More than 1 year ago
If you love old watches and the history of many different watch manufacturers then this is great book for you. Great pictures too!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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