Sale! 400 Years in the History of Watchmaking (1526-1925)

400 Years in the History of Watchmaking (1526-1925)


£ 5.00

Booklet featuring some watches in the Timex collection at the Rockefeller Centre, New York.

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Card covers, 24 pages, 20 items described and pictured in black & white. United States Time Corporation, New York. Not dated, circa 1960.

The collection is stated to be over 100 watches in total of which this is a selection intended to show the development of the watch over 400 years, from a so-called 'Nuremberg egg' to a 1st World War wristwatch.

Some good watches shown, including some fine gold and enamel examples, but not all are as described: the Tompion being a Swiss fake, for example.

Cover showing some shelf wear with pencilled owner's name on rear.