Secrets of Vacheron Constantin
250 Years of Continuous History
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Secrets of Vacheron Constantin by Franco Cologni
Book DescriptionGeneva-based Vacheron Constantin has maintained its reputation for producing exceptional timepieces, from its first watch circa 1760 to its extraordinary mechanical watches of today. Highly collectible, these prestigious timepieces are conceived as much to seduce by their elegance as to provide precision timekeeping. An unwavering commitment to excellence is the firm's hallmark, and celebrations for its 250th anniversary include the opening of a new manufactory in Geneva where the arts of the watchmaker will continue to flourish, the creation of a magnum opus timepiece, and the publication of this book. Illustrated with specially commissioned photographs, the book traces the rich history of the manufacture and includes an informative catalog of timepieces and a guide to the watchmaker's art that has been enriched by a unique artistic and technical expertise; the heritage of over two and a half centuries of creative work.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9782080305022
(285mm x 247mm x 39mm)
Publisher: Editions Flammarion
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: France
Books By Author Franco Cologni
Vacheron Constantin, Hardback (October 2015)
Geneva-based Vacheron Constantin has maintained its reputation for producing exceptional timepieces, from its first watch circa 1760 to its extraordinary mechanical watches of today. Including photographs, this book traces the rich history of the manufacture and includes an informative catalog of timepieces and a guide to the watchmaker's art.
Cartier: The Tank Watch, Hardback (September 2012)
The Tank Watch, the classic timepiece designed by Louis Cartier in 1917, is an icon of modern timepiece design. This book celebrates the history of one of Cartiers greatest masterpieces through designs from Cartiers rich archives, historical models, and photographs of the famous clients who have chosen the Tank Watch as their favorite timepiece.
Cartier Collection: Precious Objects, Hardback (April 2012)» View all books by Franco Cologni
The Cartier Collection, housed in Geneva, Switzerland, gathers together over 1,360 pieces that reveal the stylistic and technical developments in the creations of this world-renowned house. This title includes more than 550 pieces taken from the collection.
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Author Biography - Franco Cologni
Franco Cologni, writer and historian, has published many works on jewelry and the history of the clock industry including Made by Cartier, and Cartier: The Tank Watch (Flammarion). Domenique Flechon, historian and expert on fine watch making, has written several articles and books. She contributed to Cartier: The Tank Watch.
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