Breguet, the story of a passion 1973 – 1987
Written in the form of an intimate journal of François Bodet, a former manager of Breguet, this book will be released on 19th March. It tells the story of a man’s passion to keep the traditional art of watchmaking art – a passion that helped to keep the name Breguet alive and allowed the brand to experience its phenomenal renaissance. Mr Bodet will be signing copies of his book on Monday 23rd March from 10am to 11.30am.
Bridging Art and Mechanics, The Unabridged Story of Corum’s Golden Bridge
Renowned horological journalist Elizabeth Doerr traces the history of one of Corum’s iconic models using previously unpublished photography. Born at a time when electronics threatened to destroy the traditional Swiss watchmaking industry, the Golden Bridge model has come to stand as a reference in independent watchmaking.
Elizabeth Doerr and Vincent Calabrese will be signing copies on 21 March at 4pm.
A delight for collectors thanks to its authors’ tireless work to catalogue and aid identificiation of the legendary Omega Speedmaster deserves its title as the Ultimate Omega Speedmaster Guide. (Read our review of this book).
Authors Grégoire Rossier and Anthony Marquié will be signing copies of the book on Sunday 22 March from 2.30pm to 3.30pm.
Zenith, The story of a watch manufacture under a guiding star
Also new for Baselworld this year and timed for the brand’s 150th anniversary, this book tells the history of Zenith since its creation in 1865. Read more about this new work in our news article.
Author Joël Duval will be signing copies on Thursday 19 March from 11am until 11.45am.