Schiffer Fashion Press BACKLIST 2 4 Rolex Highlights. Herbert James. In this overview, become acquainted with Rolex's exciting history, which has been almost constantly characterized by success and expansion. At the same time, examine the highlights of the most important models, primarily from the current collection, pre- sented here in detailed images with complete technical specifications and accurate prices. Size:91/8"x81/8"•131colorphotos• PriceGuide•96pp.• ISBN:978-0-7643-4684-2•hardcover•$29.99 The Rolex Story. Franz-Christoph Heel, Edi- tor. The development of Rolex from the 1920s, when it began its steady rise to unprecedented international appeal, to the present. Browse images and historical and technical details of the most reliable Rolex models, including the Submariner, Cosmograph, and Yachtmaster, on which divers, auto-racers, and boat captains trust for their precision and durability. Size:9"x12"•185colorphotos• PriceGuide•144pp.• ISBN:978-0-7643-4597-5•hardcover•$39.99 Rolex Wristwatches: An Unauthorized History. Revised & Expanded 3rd Edition . James M. Dowling & Jeffrey P. Hess. Over 400 color photographs celebrate the watches pro- duced by Rolex over the last 90 years. Lavishly illustrated with color photographs that capture their beauty and technological innovation, this is the most thorough and extensive history of the company ever written. Information for collectors is provided, including a current price guide. Size:9"x12"•415photos•320pp. ISBN:0-7643-2437-3•hardcover•$125.00 Rolex: 3,621Wristwatches. Kesaharu Imai.A virtual catalog of Rolex wristwatches, with 3,621 wristwatches in over 14 different model lines, including Oyster, Bubbleback, Chronograph, Submariner, Explorer and more. Each watch is shown in full color, with the most important technical details as well as reference numbers and year of manufacture. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 3,650 color photos • 256 pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-3380-4•hardcover•$69.99 Vintage Rolex® Sports Models: A Com- plete Visual Reference & Unauthorized History. Revised & Expanded 3rd Edition . MartinSkeet&NickUrul.Acomprehensivereference guidetoRolex’ssportsmodelwatches,includingthe Submariner,Explorer,GMT-Master,Turn-O-Graph, Milgauss,andCosmographwatches,from1952to 1990.Morethan140vintagemodelsaredescribed indetailinchronologicalorder.Colorphotosillustrate everywatchmodel. Size:81/2"x11"•250colorphotos+drawings• PriceGuide/Index•240pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-2981-4•hardcover•$79.99 Swiss Wristwatches: Chronology of Worldwide Success. Gisbert L. Brunner & Christian Pfeiffer-Belli. Swiss wristwatch designs in the 20th century with nearly 650 photos. The many forms and styles of casings, dials, and hands are covered, along with manufacturers’ literature, advertising, and catalogs. Omega, Longines, Tavannes-Cyma, Breitling, Doxa, Universal, Movado, and Zenith are represented, and a price guide makes it a valuable reference for collectors of wristwatches. Size:9"x12"•648 illus.•PriceGuide•248pp. ISBN:0-88740-301-8•hardcover•$69.95 The Fascination of Time: Marks, Manufactur- ers, & Complications of Classic Wristwatches. Harry Niemann. For the aspiring mechanical watch collector, this casual yet insightful overview is the perfect introduction. Learn everything you need to know about Patek Phillipe, Maurice Lacroix, Blancpain, Tag Heuer, Zenith, A. Lang and Sohne, Jaeger-LeCoultre, and more, while avoiding the obscure watchmaking terminology found in other texts. Also receive expert collecting and fashion tips. Size:6"x9"•166colorphotos•232pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-4685-9•hardcover•$34.99 The Alarm Wristwatch: The History of an Undervalued Feature. MichaelPhilipHorlbeck. The complete history of the alarm wristwatch, presented in depth and illustrated with clear and accurate color photographs. Nearly every model ever produced is chronicled, in words and pictures. Clear photos of the case and di- als are presented, along with detailed photos of the movements, often at multiple levels. The technical data for each watch is recorded. Size:9"x12"•535color images•232pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-2644-8•hardcover•$79.95 The Illinois Watch: The Life and Times of a Great Watch Company. Frederic J. Friedberg. A rich history of the Illinois Watch Company, and record of nearly every wristwatch design they ever created, and their variations, in beautiful full color photographs. Each is accompanied by complete information about the watch and its production. Size:9"x12"•433color&b/wimages•PriceGuide/ Index•288pp. ISBN:0-7643-2038-6 hardcover•$79.95 Sports Watches: Aviator Watches, Diving Watches, Chronographs. Martin Häusser- mann. A sports watch is a sporty-looking time- piece, made of steel, that stays on your arm whether you’re racing, diving, or flying. In this guide to modern sports watches, discover hon- est assessments of luxury sports models, many varieties of chronographs, GMTs, and extreme diving watches, represented by the best sports brands in the world, including Patek Philippe, Breitling, Omega, and more. Size:81/2"x11"•254colorphotos•144pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-4599-9•hardcover•$39.99 Electrifying the Wristwatch. Lucien F. Trueb, Gunther Ramm, & Peter Wenzig. The electrifica- tion of the watch led to massive upheaval in the watch industry as mechanical chronometers built by Old World masters developed into electromechanical devices mass produced in Asia. In nearly 600 images and in-depth text, this book retraces the often circuitous paths that led from the electromagnetic pendulum clock to the modern quartz wristwatch. Size:9"x12"•580b/w&color images•320pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-4304-9•hardcover•$99.99 American Wristwatches: Five Decades of Style and Design. Revised 2nd Edition . Edward Faber & Stewart Unger, with Ettagale Blauer. The development of the wristwatch styles in America, from the early 20th century to the age of quartz. Richly illustrated with 700+ color photographs, the original research brings life to some of the persons who influenced its development. Current prices make this a valuable collector’s reference. Size:9’’x12’’•710photos•Price Guide • 272 pp. ISBN:0-7643-0171-3•hardcover•$79.95 Wristwatches: History of a Century’s Development. Revised 5th edition . Helmut Kahlert, Richard Muhe, and Gisbert L. Brunner. This respected reference includes hundreds of wristwatches in nearly 2000 photos, cel- ebrating both the style and mechanics of the designs. Watches from around the world, their makers, technological changes, construction, and automatic features all are discussed. A current price guide by noted authority Gordon Converse is included. Size:9"x12"•1994photos& illus.•Price Guide/ Index • 400 pp. • ISBN:0-7643-2137-4 hardcover•$79.95 Wristwatches: A Handbook and Price Guide. Revised 6th Edition .GisbertL.Brunner & Christian Pfeiffer-Belli. This classic reference book includes an historical survey, description of how mechanical wristwatches work, and thorough glossary. Updated price ranges for various wristwatches are included, along with a chapter on fakes, knock-offs, and hybrids, and information on the preservation, care, and repair of watches. Size:7"x10"•480+b/wphotos•PriceGuide•192 pp.•ISBN:978-0-7643-3313-2•softcover•$19.99 Time in Gold: Wristwatches. Gerald Viola & Gisbert L. Brunner. The history of the 18 leading luxury wristwatch companies of Switzerland richly illustratedwithbeautifulphotos.Themost important andelegantwatchesofAudemarsPiguet,Baume& Mercier,Blancpain,Breguet,Cartier,Chopad,Corum, Ebel,GeraldGenta,Gerard-Perregaux, IWC,Jaeger- LeCoultre,PatekPhilippe,Piaget,Rolex,UlysseNardin, Vacheron Constantin, and Technisches Kapitel. An indispensablereferenceforcollectorsandhistorians. Size:9’’x12’’•450photos•256pp. ISBN:0-88740-137-6•hardcover•$79.95 Russian Wristwatches: Pocket Watches, Stop Watches, Onboard Clocks & Chronometers. Juri Levenberg. Over 500 watches manufactured in Russia andtheUSSRfrom1950-2000,withexplanationsoftheir styles,workings,andmanufacturers.Poljot,Wostok,and Slavawristwatchesarecovered,withasamplingofpocket watches,deckwatches,andmarinechronometers.Watch facescommemorateallthegreatmomentsofRussianand Soviethistory. Size:7"x10"•500+watches•PriceGuide•96pp. ISBN:0-88740-873-7•softcover•$19.95 Automatic Wristwatches from Switzer- land: Watches that Wind Themselves. Heinz Hampel. The automatic mechanism became the hallmark of the skilled Swiss watchmaker as the technology developed in the years from 1926 to 1978.200watches fromalltheSwissmanufactur- ers are illustrated with three photos, the dial, the completeandthepartlydisassembledmovement. Information on their mechanism and construc- tion is offered along with a current price guide. Size:9"x12"•500+photos •PriceGuide 352pp.•ISBN:0-88740-609-2•hardcover•$79.95 AutomaticWristwatchesfromGermany,Eng- land,France,Japan,RussiaandtheUSA. Heinz Hampel. While often associated with Switzerland, manufacturersinmanyothernationshaveproduced wonderfulautomaticwristwatches.Richlyillustrated withover400photostheworkofGerman,English, French,Japanese,RussianandtheUSwatchmakers isexplored.Atotalof123watchesare illustrated in three different views and are described in detail. A priceguide isprovided. Size:9"x12"•400photos ValueGuide\Index•216pp. ISBN:0-7643-0379-1•hardcover•$79.95 ChronographWristwatches: To Stop Time. Gerd-R. Lang & Reinhard Meis. Hundreds of photographs illustrate this outstanding look at the history, development, and identification of wrist chronographs-mechanical wristwatches that, in addition to their normal clockwork, have a mechanism that allows them to time short- term events. Both the technological and design achievements are explored and celebrated. A price guide is included for collectors. Size:9"x12"•675+photos& illus. Price Guide • 256 pp. ISBN:0-88740-502-9•hardcover•$99.99 Wristwatch Chronometers: Mechanical Precision Watches and Their Testing. Fritz von Osterhausen. A richly illustrated account of wristwatch chronometers and the rigorous test- ing they undergo to become certified. Over 400 photos document this crowning achievement of the watchmakers art. A list of makers based on Swiss Testing Agencies’ yearly reports from 1925 and the Swiss Observatories’ reports is included as is a guide to current values. Size:9"x12"•414photos •Price Guide • 214 pp. ISBN:0-7643-0375-9•hardcover•$79.95 Comic Character Wristwatches. Debra S. Braun. The first Mickey Mouse™wristwatch in 1933 inspired thousands of other comic character watches. Collec- tors are eager to find them because of their connec- tion with pop culture. Here over 375 color photos, descriptions, and pricing, present advertising, movie promotion, and contemporary comic characters on watches manufactured between 1970-2000. Size:6" x9"•387colorphotos Price Guide • 160 pp. ISBN:0-7643-1329-0•softcover•$19.95