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Gruen The 1910's & 1920's Two Decades of Watches from the Daily News By Mike Barnett
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The first book of the "Decade Series" of Gruen watch identification guides. Unlike the other 3 guides, this one covers two decades the 1910s and 1920s. Gruen first started advertising in... More > 1911, but it was the 1920s when they began to run large ad campaigns. They also introduced many new technologies and watch lines in the 1920s. This book contains move 950 images of Gruen watches. It was in the newspaper that advertisements of the rarer Gruen models can be found. These models often had short lifespans that only the newspaper was able to capture. An extensive index is actually a data table containing a large amount of data on each watch including the year, number of jewels, movement type, price, the case materials, number of diamonds, etc. Along with the other books in this series, a span of 45 years, from 1910 to 1955, is represented with many 1,000s of watches identified.< Less
Gruen Guild Book 1929, 1931 (Economical color) By Mike Barnett
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A full 200 pages of Gruen watches in color! The 1929 / 1930 Gruen Watchmaker's Guild Book. Added to this is the 1931 Supplement "A". This book is by far the largest catalog of watches... More > available for purchase. There are Pocket watches, Cartouches, Quadrons, Baguettes, Carre's, etc, all illustrated and identified by their model name, case material, movement, price, and more. It is filled with historical facts and one of the best resources for collectors of early Gruen timepieces. Previously only available to the lucky handful of people owning one of the originals, this is the first opportunity for all Gruen collectors to own their own copy.< Less
Gruen Stock Record Book By Mike Barnett
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The Gruen Stock Record book is a 1927 publication from the Gruen Watch Company that contains images and information for every watch that was in its catalog. ALL of the watches available to purchase... More > in 1927, and ONLY the watches available to purchase in 1927 are in this book. The value of this book cannot be overstated. It is the predecessor to the 1929 Guild Book which has some of the watches from 1927 along with new models. In 1929 some watches were dropped, some added, with the result being another catalog of watches that Gruen used to precisely define what was and was not available for purchase. There was a Supplement "A" added in 1931 which added more watches to the catalog. There is only one of these Stock Record Books known to exist. Rare is an understatement. And the value to Gruen researchers is immense as never before has Gruen listed, in totality, their complete lineup of watches at a snapshot in time.< Less
The Gruen Watch Catalog (Hard Cover) By Mike Barnett
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A full-color DUPLICATION of the rare and priceless Gruen manuscript that was utilized to create the "Gruen Master Book". The Gruen Watch Catalog duplicated the manuscript by utilizing high... More > resolution scans with powerful image processing that resulted in a book that mirrors the original. Owning this hard cover book is essentially the same as owning the original manuscript. Nearly every Gruen watch made between the early 1920s and late 1950s is represented in the photographs. There are over 4,000 individual Gruen watch photographs that Gruen took using professional photographic equipment and setups. All of the pages originally contained in The Gruen Master Book are included, men's and women's watches, with the addition of tabs on the pages the clearly show each of the sections.< Less