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Pocket watches : from the pendant watch to…

Pocket watches : from the pendant watch to the Tourbillon

by Reinhard Meis

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Historically and visually, this is the most exciting volume on pocket watches that every has been compiled. 915 photographs of old and newer styles show the development clearly, and the text explains the mechanisms and manufacturers. The chapters present detailed discussions of watch movements, escapements, striking movements, dials, and cases. Then, a chronological organization of examples shows pocket watches of international origins dating from about 1150 to the present models.

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