The Watch, Thoroughly Revised

The Art and Craft of Watchmaking


The best book for anyone interested in the
world of vintage and modern watches


ISBN: 9781419732607 Category:

Gene Stone, Stephen Pulvirent


The Watch is the most popular book on vintage and contemporary mechanical watches, appealing to both beginners and experts. In the decade since it was published, the international audience of watch lovers and watch collectors has grown exponentially. It’s time for The Watch, Thoroughly Revised. For this new edition, the original author, Gene Stone, is joined by Stephen Pulvirent of Together, they have thoroughly revamped the book to reflect the current state of the watch world, with the addition of new brands, new models, and more focused and nuanced coverage of the traditional brand leaders, including Rolex, Patek Philippe, Omega, and TAG Heuer.

Additional information

Weight 1407 g
Dimensions 24 x 23.5 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 1 December 2018
Number of pages 272
Format Hardback
Dimensions 24 x 23.5 cm
Weight 1407 g


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Gene Stone has written and coauthored more than 45 books on a wide variety of subjects, including the national bestsellers Forks Over Knives and How Not to Die. A former Peace Corps volunteer and book, magazine, and newspaper editor, he lives in Hudson, New York.

Stephen Pulvirent is the managing editor of, the leading online watch magazine. Pulvirent was previously executive digital editor of Surface magazine and associate editor at Bloomberg. He lives in New York City.