With The Watch Book and The Watch Book II author and horology expert Gisbert L. Brunner created the remaining coffee desk e-book references for watch collectors and fanatics.
Now he is blended and improved the material into the mother of all luxurious watch tomes – The Watch Book: Compendium. It features nearly 1,000 pix and is due out this month from German publisher teNeues.
Now to be had for pre-order on Amazon, The Watch Book: Compendium specializes in the sector’s 40 coolest and maximum crucial watch manufacturers, from Rolex, Omega and Patek Philippe to more avant-garde names like Richard Mille and MB&F, whose sci-fi stimulated watches fee loads of lots of dollars.
Covering everything from cool archival portions—together with several army commissions—to the state-of-the-art excessive-tech multifaceted timekeepers and tourbillons, The Watch Book: Compendium is a have to-have for every body who loves watches or whatever mechanical and superbly designed.
“Few gadgets combine characteristic, elegance, and standing as well as a wristwatch,” Brunner notes. “A combination of precise mechanics, craftsmanship, quality substances, and innovation distinguishes the without a doubt superlative examples
With so-called smart watches playing a larger function, the world of watches is in transition. However, conventional timepieces with mechanical motion will not disappear from human beings’s wrists, because the ticking of a mechanical watch has been and will stay the heartbeat of human lifestyle.”