A beautifully packaged look at the world's most sought-after timepieces, with detailed photography of every example.
Forewords by Jean-Claude Biver (CEO of Tag Heuer) and Aurel Bacs (Christie's and Phillips auctioneers).
This breathtaking book explores more than 50 of the rarest watches in the world, including unique examples of which only a single model exists. From watches that have set new records in auction houses, to feats of modern technology and engineering, via iconic models worn by figures such as Elvis Presley and James Bond, this book appeals to professionals, collectors and amateurs alike.
The photography in this book is published in collaboration with high-end auction houses and watch manufacturers, displaying some of the rarest, most expensive and sought-after watches in the world in incredible detail.
Paul Miquel is editor-in-chief of Sport&Style, the lifestyle magazine of French sports daily L'Equipe. He was previously the timepiece columnist at GQ, and has acted as a consultant for a number of Swiss watch manufacturers.
Aurel Bacs was head of the watch department at Christie's before co-founding Bins & Russo, a company that provides expertise to watch collectors and manufacturers. He currently works as an auctioneer at Phillips auction house.
Jean-Claude Biver is chairman of Hublot, and runs TAG Heuer as well as the LVMH Watches division. He has contributed to the success of many brands and has revolutionized the Swiss watch industry.