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Technique and history of The Swiss watch from its beginnings to the present day

Eugene Jaquet

Technique and history of The Swiss watch from its beginnings to the present day

by Eugene Jaquet

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Published by Boston Book and Art Shop in Boston(Mass.) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Eugene Jaquet and Alfred Chapuis ; English Translation by D S Torrens and C Jenkins.
ContributionsChapuis, Alfred.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20629002M

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Edited by Urs Graf-Verlag, Olten, Switzerland. Published under the auspices of the Swiss Society of Cronometry and the Swiss Watch Chamber.

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