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Grand complications

Grand complications

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Published by Tourbillon International in association with Rizzoli in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wrist watches,
  • Wrist watches -- Collectors and collecting

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoberta Naas, editor
    ContributionsNaas, Roberta, Tourbillon International
    The Physical Object
    Pagination416 p. :
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17178137M
    ISBN 100847827550

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