Considered the industry standard in establishing the worth of fine timepieces and the most reliable and convenient guide to watches available, "The Complete Price Guide To Watches" is a mini encyclopedia with over 10,000 watches priced and over 8,000 images. It's the definitive guide for all levels of watch education and collection. From the amateur collector to the most prestigious auction houses, "The Complete Price Guide To Watches" is published independently and is not associated with any watch manufacturer and has something for everyone.
TheWristwatch Annual has become a classic for aficionados of fine watchmaking. It’s a one-stop shop for watch buying, offering complete specs and prices on over 1,400 models by more than 130 international brands, while also tracking the latest developments in the watch industry. In addition to the extensive A-Z section, which includes many new entries, senior editor Marton Radkai presents editorial features that take a closer look at a number of exciting American brands on the market today. Presenting a wide range of wristwatches, with exquisite color photographs and complete specifications for each watch,Wristwatch Annual provides collectors with a wealth of information close at hand. The book is arranged alphabetically by producer--within each producer’s section is a brief history of the brand (with contact information)--and specifications and materials for each watch, including price, movement, special features, complications, case, dial, band, and variations. Also included are a glossary and a guide to watch maintenance. The clear photography, structured layout, and lively writing also makes this book a pleasure to read or just browse. This year’s edition features updated and expanded content, focusing on new American brands.
A glorious century of vintage wristwatches springs to life in 1,000 spectacular color photos! 100 Years of Vintage Watches features wristwatches and pocket watches produced from 1870 - 1970, the most popular period for watch collectors. &break;&break;Author Dean Judy provides readers wit practical tips on the hobby, as well as advice on what items to avoid. Each listing features a detailed description and accurate pricing information. Before-and-after pictures illustrating the restoration stages, along with photos of near mint versus the average watch, will aid readers in identifying and valuing their own collections.
Author: Dr. N. K. Natarajan
Publisher: Jaico Publishing House
Release Date: 2014-06-12
Genre: Study Aids
SIMPLIFYING ALL THE STEPS: • Screening Test • Psychological Test • Group Testing • Interview • Conference Procedure WITH DYNAMIC TOPICS: • Service-Related Information • Geo-Politics • National Issues In this new and updated edition the author takes the candidates through the various stages of the SSB test. He lists out the different phases of the tests that are conducted in exact sequential order with his vast experience in this field. The content in this new edition has been divided into two parts and nine sections. The first part addresses the screening tests, which includes verbal, non-verbal, picture perception and discussion tests followed by psychological tests, group testing, interview techniques and conference procedure. The second part covers service-related information, geo-politics and national issues. KEY FEATURES • Simplified and reader-friendly approach towards all necessary steps: Screening Test; Psychological Test Series; Group Testing Series; Interview Techniques and Conference Procedure • Coverage of essential topics like Service Related Information; Geo-Politics and National Issues DR. (CDR) N. K. NATARAJAN has an experience of over 25 years in the Indian Navy, and a three year stint as a Group Testing Officer at the Selection Center in Bhopal. In addition to serving in the navy, he also holds a degree in management and a doctorate in psychology. He has helped assess more than 1500 candidates during his term as a selection officer.
Antique watches have become a hot new area in the collectibles field, and now collectors of wrist and pocket watches can enjoy a portable, full-color guide to their favorites with Warman's Watches Field Guide. &break;&break;This conveniently sized book features 450 detailed color photos of wrist and pocket watches produced from 1870 - 1970, from more than 50 American and Swiss watch manufacturers. Each listing comes complete with current collector pricing as well as historical facts about the watch. Collectors can carry this affordable pocket-sized guide with them on all their watch-seeking adventures.
Whether you simply find watches fascinating or you have an old watch that you are curious about, this book is the one for you. This exploration of the evolution of the pendant/pocket watch is divided into centuries. Each century explores what was happening in the world and how these events and fashions influenced watch making. It includes information on makers, their marks, and even the serial numbers for the American watch movements. Filled with clues, it will help you determine when a watch was made, how it was made, what it is made of, and what makes it tick. The amount of photographs of timepieces in this volume is impressive - hundreds of watches are featured in beautiful color photographs. Cases, dials, and movements are included in the photographs - this book encompasses the entire watch. 2004 values.
Now in its third edition, this easy-to-use guide to vintage mechanical watches lists 1,300 timepieces that are accompanied by a color photograph; a description of the movement case and special features or historical significances; and an estimated value based on recent auction results. Original. 7,000 first printing.
Over 400 color photographs illustrate this wonderful collectors book that explores and identifies hundreds of Westclox clocks, pocket watches, and wristwatches. Big Ben, Baby Ben, Key Wound Alarm clocks, Bull's Eye Pocket Watches, early wristwatches and more all dating from 1885 to 1980 are included. A must-have collectors guide for novice as well as veteran collectors. A price guide for all models shown is included in the captions.
Whether a cherished heirloom or state-of-the-art design, sensible or frivolous, the watches people wear are often expressions of their personalities. Watches have long been desirable collector's items, as some of the vintage models in this book show. Collectible Wristwatches features over 500 color photographs of watches, from rare and valuable early models to recent designer creations, from deep sea diver's watches to those worn by aviators. Each photograph is accompanied by a short text explaining the significance of the item. Whether you are a novice or the proud owner of a series of beautiful watches, this book is the perfect source of new ideas for what to look for next for your collection.