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“Chronographs for Collectors” reviewed by Fratellowatches


Thanks to Balázs Ferenczi  for his excellent review of our book "Chronographs for Collectors"! Here an extract of the review : Chronographs for Collectors – The book review Not all watch books are the same. You have the ones commissioned or written by the brand about the brand. These are usually very interesting to read with tons of photos, old newspaper ads and extracts. But also often lack a certain depth. Then, you have the watch books written by collectors. These authors are usually crazy about the topic and go extremely deep into details. A prime example would be Moonwatch Only,...

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Grazie mille to Nicola at Orologi Passioni

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Thank you to Nicola at Orologi Passioni to have presented our book "Chronographs for Collectors" to our friends in Italy!   Per la prima volta, un libro ripercorre la storia dei cronografi che hanno contrassegnato il 20° secolo. Attraverso 30 ricchi capitoli, e grazie ad oltre 450 nuove illustrazioni, gli orologi sono illustrati nel dettaglio, confrontati e valutati... Tra gli autori, è presente oltre Sébastien Chaulmontet, anche Joël Pynson, ben conosciuto da chi si interessa di orologi d'epoca per il suo sito "Invenit et Fecit", di riferimento per gli appassionati. Due versioni: in francese ed in inglese (Chronographs for collectors). To read...

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“Chronographs for Collectors” reviewed by MONOCHROME


Thanks to Peter at MONOCHROME for his review of our book "Chronographs for Collectors"! Here an extract of the review :  Book Review – Chronographs for collectors by Joel Pynson and Sebastian Chaulmontet Today, we have something different for you, as we would like to share a very interesting book, written by Joël Pynson and Sebastian Chaulmontet (the man behind Arnold & Son and Angelus), named Chronographs for Collectors. The authors conducted thorough research into the origins of the chronograph and 30 chronographs. Chronographs have always been among the most difficult movements to design, and a lot of technical skills are...

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The Horophile shows the book on Instagram

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The famous blog The Horophile put a short video showing the book on Instagram !   And here his comments:   thehorophile: Today I'm posting about two things I bought at Baselworld 2016, and they're not watches. First up is a book all about collectible 20th century chronographs called, well, "Chronographs for Collectors", covering just about everything from the Heuer Carrera and Omega Speedmaster to the Universal Tri-Compax and Zenith El Primero with original photography of stellar examples. Several years in the making, the book is written by published chronograph specialist Joël Pynson and my good friend Dr. Sebastien Chaulmontet, one of the...

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“Chronographs for collectors” in International Watch Magazine


"Chronographs for Collectors" is in What we're reading of the International Watch magazine website: On the weekends you can find me curled up on the couch with a hot cup of coffee and the latest horological page-turner feeding my inner watch geek. The most recent horological book that has caught my interest is “Chronographs for Collectors” by Joël Pynson and Sébastien Chaulmontet. This hardcover book details over thirty important chronographs in chronological order, including crowd pleasers like the Omega Speedmaster, Rolex Daytona, and Breitling Navitimer to personal favorites like the Heuer Monaco or Universal Tri-Compax. In the preface, Pynson and Chaulmontet...

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