100 Years of Vintage Watches


100 Years of Vintage Watches


100 Years of Vintage Watches: Identification and Price Guide, 2nd Edition

By Dean Judy

100 Years of Vintage Watches features wristwatches and pocket watches produced from 1870 to 1970. Each listing features a detailed description and accurate pricing information; before-and-after pictures illustrate restoration stages, and photos of near-mint versus the average watch aid in identifying and valuing collections.


ISBN: 9781626541191

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Telling time has never been so stylish. 100 Years of Vintage Watches brings an entire century of classic watch craftsmanship to life with over 1,000 full-color photos. Detailing watches made between 1870 and 1970—the most popular century for watch collectors and aficionados—Dean Judy’s remarkable guide provides information on what and how to collect as well as what to avoid. 
In addition to large, detailed photos, 100 Years of Vintage Watches offers accurate pricing information, and a description, history, and dating for each of the watches included. Watch collectors will find the before-and-after photos of vintage watch restorations particularly useful, especially when it comes valuing a piece. And who knows, maybe that old watch your grandfather left in his junk drawer is worth thousands.
Featuring examples from over 50 watchmakers including renowned Swiss companies like Agassiz, Rolex, Breitling, Cyma, Tissot, and Zodiak as well as American companies like Bulova, Elgin, Hamilton, and Illinois, 100 Years of Vintage Watches is a comprehensive and practical guide to the greatest century of watchmaking in modern history.