In the world of watch collecting the chronograph represents the instrument par excellence. And soon it became the perfect gentleman timepiece and stainless steel the material of choice. The chronograph is passion, graphic design and emotions, but also mechanics and technical skill. The book “FERO – 150 Steel Chronographs” explores one of the most recognizable horological archetypes ever made through a fascinating historical journey that spans across the entire 20th century watchmaking, illustrated by visually powerful photographs and detailed descriptions that allows the reader to further understand the evolution and the many development stages of this extraordinary tool watch.
• 352 pages
• 6 colour System-G print
• Italian and English languages
• Released in October 2018
• 880 original photographs
• 24,4 cm x 34,4 cm
• 4 kg box included
• Cardboard soft cover
Photographs and Texts by Paolo Gobbi
English version by Naomi Ornstein
Paolo Gobbi is a renowned journalist, photographer and globe-trotter from Rome, Italy. He spends the majority of his time traveling all over the world, to tour watch factories and report on the latest watch collections and high-end watch auctions. Currently a writer, contributing photographer and director of specialized magazines, he also works as an independent journalist for distinguished names in the Italian press.