New 2017 edition! Complete Price Guide to Watches by Tom Engle, Richard E. Gilbert, and Cooksey Shugart is the most comprehensive watch reference / price guide available. The 2017 edition contains thousands of price changes. This is an essential reference for buyers and sellers alike. A great way to learn about watch collecting!
Number of Pages: 1218
Dimensions: 5.2 x 1.9 x 8.2 inches
Great book to learn about watch collecting!
The Complete Price Guide to Watches 2017 is the most reliable and convenient guide available. This annual book is a miniature encyclopedia with over 1,200 pages, over 10,000 watches listed with current values, and more than 8,000 images. American and European pocket watches, wrist watches, and even comic character watches fill this comprehensive guide. It also includes tips for collectors and historical information, as well as guidelines for grading and appraising watches. There are thousands of price changes, and once again a handy index that appeared for the first time in the 2006 edition. With this handy pocket reference, collectors can make on-the-spot judgments about identification, age, quality, and value.
The Complete Price Guide to Watches has become the professional standard for watch collectors and dealers.
There have been many price changes since 2016. This is the only book with current 2017 values!
The book usually pays for itself the first time you buy or sell one watch!
More info.: Every year there are thousands of price changes and this year is no exception. The Complete Price Guide To Watches contains the most up to date information on American and European pocket watches and wrist watches, Comic and Character watches including pricing, identification information, tips, history, terminology and the annual market report. This book provides not only accurate pricing information on a plethora of watches, but also provides historical information on a myriad of watchmakers, including birth and death dates, company histories, movement identification, serial numbers, grade numbers, production dates and quantities. The guide also has dedicated illustrated entries on how a watch works, watch parts nomenclature, the individual parts of a watch movement, how to properly open a pocket watch case and care for your watch, Railroad watch dials, cases and adjustments, how to determine the age and manufacturer of a watch and how watches are appraised. All of this information is accented by antique illustrations salvaged and lovingly reproduced from long lost watch catalogs, advertisements and brochures. It is because of this attention to detail that the Complete Price Guide To Watches has attained its near legendary status as the only true Bible of watch prices, history and education currently in print.
There is no other book on watches this thorough on the market today. Before you buy or sell any wrist or pocket watch, be sure to buy the Complete Price Guide To Watches.
Here’s a list of some of the chapters and watch types covered. Please E-mail me if you have a question!
How to determine Manufacturer
Collecting on A Limited Budget
Railroad Pocket Watches
Railroad Grade Watches
Railroad Approved Watches
Early American Watchmaker’s List
Sizes….how to determine Watch Sizes!
Solid Gold Marks, Gold Filled Marks
Nomenclature of Watch Parts
How a Watch Works
Jewels and Pivots
Offering versus Appraisals
Special Named Or Private Label Watches
2015 Market Report — Important info on the watch market over the past year!
American Pocket Watch Listings (See below for maker names)
Comic and Character Watches
Early European Antique Watches
Clues to Dating Your Watch
Chronological Date List
Early European Watchmakers
Hallmarks of London
European Pocket Watch Listings
Nello Watch Cases
Match Serial Number and Date
Wrist Watch History
Swiss Code Initials
Brand Names and Owners
Wrist Watch Listings
Micro-Mechanical Marvels……….and MORE
Wrist Watch Manufacturers:
Abercrombie & Fitch, Alpha, American Waltham, Aramis, Aristo, Americus, Audemars Piguet, Ball W. Co., Baume & Mercier, Benrus,Blancpain, Boulevard, Brequet, Breitling, Bulova, Bulova Accutron, Cartier, Chopard, Concord, Cortebert, Corum, Croton, Cyma, P. DIitisheim, Doxa, Dugena, Ebel W, Eberhard, Elgin, Eska, Fairfax, Fontainemelon, Gallet, Geneve, Girard-Perregaux, Glycine, Goering, Gruen, Guebelin, Hamilton Watch Co, Hampden, Harman, Hayden, Heuer, Huguenin, Illinois, International, Invicta, Jaeger, JurgensenJuvenia, Kingston, Lange, Le Coultre, Lemania, Leonidas, Longines, Lucien Piccard, Marvin, J.E. Meylan, Mido, Mimo, Minerva, Misc. Swiss Watch es, Monarch, Movado, U. Nardin, National, Normandie, Nice Watch Co, Omega, Opel, Patek-Philippe, Patria, Piaget, Pierce, Praesant, Rapid, Rembrandt, Rolex, Rolls, Seeland, Smiths, Tavannes, Telda, Tiffany & Co, Tissot, Touchon, Turler, Universal, Vacheron, Van Cleef & Arpels, Vulcain, Wakmann, Warwick, White Star, Wittnauer, Wyler, Zenith, Zodiac
American Pocket Watches included: Abbott Watch Co, Adams Perry, J. H. Allison, American Repeating Watch Co, American Waltham Watch Co, Ansonia Clock, Appleton, Auburndale, Aurora, Ball, Aurora, Hamilton, Hampden, E. Howard, Illionis, Seth Thomas, Waltham, Swiss, Bannatyne, Benedict & Burnham, Bowman, California, Cheshire, Chicago, Columbia, Columbus Watch Co, Cornell, Jacob D. Custer, Dudley, Elgin (National Watch Company), Charles Fasoldt, Fitchburg, E. H. Flint, Fredonia Watch Co., Freeport Watch Co, Smith D. French, Luther Goddard, Jonas G. Hall, Hamilton Watch Co, Hampden, Herman von der Heydt, E. Howard & co.,Illinois Watch Co, Independent, Robert H, Ingersoll & Brothers, E. Ingraham Co., International Watch Co, Kankakee Watch Co, Kelly, Keystone Standard Watch Co, Knickerbocker Watch Co, Lancaster Watch Co, Manhatten Watch Co, Manistee Watch Co, McIntyre Watch Co, Melrose, Mozart, J.H. Mulford, Nashua, Newark, New England Watch Co, New Haven Clock and Watch Co, New Haven Watch Co, New York City Watch Co., New York Chronograph Watch, New York Standard Watch Co., (Crown Watch Co), New York Springfield Watch Co., Non-Magnetic Watch Co., Otay Watch Co., D.D. Palmer, Peoria Watch, Philadelphia Watch, James & Henry Pitkin, Albert H.Potter Watch Co., George P Reed, Rockford Watch, San Jose Watch, South Bend Watch, J.P. Stevens & Co., Suffolk, Seth Thomas, Tremont Watch, Trenton Watch, United States Watch Co., U.S. Watch of Waltham, The Washington Watch Co., Waterbury Watch, E.N. Welch MFG. Co., Westclox United Clock Co, Western Watch Co, Wichita Watch Co,
Comic and Character Watches:
Most Walt Disney Characters, Alice In Wonderland, Tom Mix, Bambi, Barbie, Bugs Bunny, Batman, Betty Boop, Dick Tracy, Buster Brown, Coca-cola, Dan Dare, Dizzy Dean, Donald Duck, Adolf Hitler, Dale Evans, Mickey Mouse, Girl Scouts, Hopalong Cassidy, Hot Wheels, Howdy Doody, Lone Ranger, Jiminy Cricket, James Bond, Orphan Annie, Popeye, Porky Pig, Red Ruder. Robin Hood, Roy Rogers, Snow White, Snoopy, Wizard of Oz, Shirley Temple, Winnie the Pooh, Wonder Woman, Woody Woodpecker, Superman, Boy Scout (Scouts) and MORE!!
European Pocket Watch Listings:
Agassiz, Assmann, Audemars, Piguet & Cie, Barraud & Lunds, Barwise, J.W. Benson, Borel & Courvoisier, Bovet, Abraham-Louis Breguet, Breguet et Fils, Bulova, Henry Capt, Cartier, T.F. Cooper, Courvoisier, Freres, E.J. Dent, Paul Ditisheim, Dubois et fils, Duchene L. & Fils, Dunand, Thomas Earnshaw, H.R. Ekegren, Favre-Leube, Charles Frodsham, Girard-Perregaux, Golay A, Leresche & Fils, H. Grandjean, Gruen Watch Co., E. Gubelin, C.L. Guinand & Co., Haas Neveux, Hebdomas, Huguenin & co., International Watch Co., Invicta, Charles E Jacot, Henri Jacot, Joseph Johnson, Jules Jurgensen, Edward Koehn, A. Lange & Soehne, Le Coultre & Co., Le Phare, L’epine (lepine), Le Roy Et Cie, Longines, Markwick, Markham, Mathey Tissot, McCabe, Meylan Watch, Moricand, Ch, C. Montandon, Movado, Ulysse Nardin, Nicole Nielson & Co., Omega Watch Co., Patek, Philippe & Cie, James Picard, Albert H. Potter, George Prior & Edward Prior, Rolex Watch, Jean Romilly, Robert Roskell, Roskopf, Thomas Russell, Tavannes, Tiffany & Co, Tissot, Tobias, Touchon, Vacheron & Constantin, Windmill, Zenith
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