This fascinating and comprehensive book offers a detailed history of the development of the world's first battery-powered watch, with copious full-color illustrations of the watches themselves. Hamilton electric watches are extremely popular among collectors today, and this book is an invaluable reference.
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Rene Rondeau is a professional watchmaker who has been collecting Hamilton watches since 1984. A specialist in Hamilton Electric watches of the 1950s and 1960s, he is the author of "The Watch of the Future" as well as "Hamilton Wristwatches -- A Collector's Guide." He has also contributed many articles about the Hamilton Watch Company to the NAWCC Bulletin. As the world's leading authority on Hamilton wristwatches Rondeau has frequently been quoted in watch magazines, and has served as the historian for the modern Hamilton Watch Company since 1998. He has been a member of the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors and the American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute for over twenty years.Review:
"'The Watch of the Future' is excellent: intelligently conceived, well organized, and, above all, well-written." --Don Sauers, author of "Time for America"
"A must for every watch collector, and for all those who enjoy the modernistic styling of the 1950s." --Watch & Clock Review
"Anyone who is even mildly interested in Hamilton's products and history would surely benefit from its well-researched contents." --Horological Times magazine
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Descrizione libro Published By Author, Corte Madera, CA, 2006. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Fourth Edition. New copy. 255 pages, illustrated, 4th edition, 2006. This much enlarged 4th edition is a detailed history of the world's first battery powered wristwatch from its introduction in 1957 to the end of production in 1969. All the models produced are described in detail and there are chapters on collecting and repairing the Hamilton 'electrics'. Codice libro della libreria N1651
Descrizione libro Rene Rondeau, 2006. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110962221953
Descrizione libro Rene Rondeau, 2006. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Brand New. 4th edition. 256 pages. 11.10x8.80x1.10 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria 0962221953