A Grand Complication

A Grand Complication

The Race to Build the World's Most Legendary Watch

Book - 2013 | 1st Atria Books hardcover ed
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"The race between two ambitious, complicated men in the early 1900s to create the most extravagant, complicated timepiece ever"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents: Lot 7
The first tick
A shining light
Esse Quam Videri
Mr. Packard's horseless carriage
Ask the man who owns one
Eagle Island
The collector
Acceleration
Vallee de joux
A gentleman's war
Time stop
The final windup
Game over
Across the sea
The James W. Packard Collection of Unusual and Complicated Watches
A supercomplication
Age of quartz
Collecting time
Back in time
The comeback
The final gavel
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2013
Edition: 1st Atria Books hardcover ed
Branch Call Number: 338.092 P
Characteristics: viii, 343 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781439190081
1439190089

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