THE BOOK IS NOW AVAILABLE. First edition in English.
Filling up a niche in the catalogue of horological literature, The Dial, dedicated to the face of the wristwatches in the 20th century, reveals the remarkable history of Stern, the famous Geneva dial firm. Running to 392 pages with over 600 illustrations, this seminal reference book deep dives into all the different dial-making methods, from the simplest silver decoration with printed hour markers to the most complex and unique cloisonné-champlevé enamel dials. This in-depth analysis of the dials of selected iconic vintage watches is included in a separate chapter.
Verlag : 2023