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  1. andrewwink

    andrewwink Dec 28, 2018

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    so now that i have a Journey Through Time, im looking to expand my book collection. any good recommendations on other watch books?
     
  2. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Dec 28, 2018

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    Do you like any specific watches or types?
     
  3. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Dec 28, 2018

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    Schiffer publishing has some good offerings.
     
  4. andrewwink

    andrewwink Dec 28, 2018

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    yeah im a sucker for the vintage watches. right now i collect only omegas but would love to branch out into others like bulova, hamilton and such.
     
  5. gostang9

    gostang9 Dec 28, 2018

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    Do you have Moon Watch Only?

    I recently got it and am very impressed.
     
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  6. andrewwink

    andrewwink Dec 28, 2018

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    No I do not, currently only have one watch book period so I’ll add this to my list. Thanks!
     
  7. valkyrie_rider

    valkyrie_rider Dec 28, 2018

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  8. valkyrie_rider

    valkyrie_rider Dec 28, 2018

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    As also:
    a) Breguet: Art and Innovation in watchmaking. Beautiful book based in the pieces that were exposed in the San Francisco Fine arts museum sometime ago. It is more of a 'tabletop' book, beautiful photos of the watches but not much technical detail.
    Link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/3791354671/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    b) The wristwatch handbook: a comprehensive guide to mechanical wristwatches. Good coverage on the main parts of a mechanical watch (spring, escapement, complications, etc), nice photos and good technical information.
    Link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/185149829X/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1
     
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  9. ext1

    ext1 Dec 29, 2018

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  10. zwjk

    zwjk Dec 29, 2018

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    A Man and his Watch is a nice and cheap read :)
     
  11. Livesimply11

    Livesimply11 Dec 29, 2018

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  12. ras47

    ras47 Dec 29, 2018

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    If you're a Speedmaster fanboy like me, Moonwatch Only is a must. But the price - ouch!!
     
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  13. SpeedyPhill

    SpeedyPhill asked ages ago but no longer interested Dec 31, 2018

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  14. smitty190373

    smitty190373 Dec 31, 2018

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  15. redzer007

    redzer007 Dec 31, 2018

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  16. Hunter omega

    Hunter omega Dec 31, 2018

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    Hi. I have 2 books about Omega watches.
    First its a old book in french and the translate is how to make a omega.
    And the, the title of the secondly book is omega saga (in french too), about the legend.
     
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  17. VintageWatchIta

    VintageWatchIta Dec 31, 2018

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    Personally I raccomend "The Master Of Omega" - Isnardi! You can find for a good price on Ebay or other markets ;)
     
  18. SpeedyPhill

    SpeedyPhill asked ages ago but no longer interested Jul 5, 2019

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    Top 3 of the larger wrist watch books... Omega, Rolex, BLancpain... have to say the 2019 editions of the Mondani Editore books got better !
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  19. yande

    yande Jul 5, 2019

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    "Watchmaking" - George Daniels "MoonFire" - Noman Mailer are my picks....

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  20. KAP

    KAP Jul 6, 2019

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