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The Third Millennium Watch Book, A Sequel Entirely Dedicated To Mechanical Dive Watches

A monography about mechanical dive watches, the technicalities behind them and the most iconic models.

| By Monochrome | 2 min read |
The Millennium Watch Book Divers Watches

Following the success of the two first opus in the collection, The Millennium Watch Book and Tourbillon Watches, Brice Lechevalier of GMT Publishing releases a new thematic monography. And this time, this appealing coffee-table book is entirely devoted to an important category of timepieces, mechanical dive watches.

Just like the two previous volumes, this third sequel of The Millennium Watch Book is presented in a hard XXL coffee-table format. Besides essential information about dive watches, this lavishly illustrated 200-page opus brings together a selection of 50 iconic dive watches released since the year 2000. 

The Millennium Watch Book Divers Watches

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Like the previous editions, this new opus is a collective work written in collaboration with international watch experts – our Swiss Editor Xavier Markl is once again part of the writers to have contributed to the book. New experts were brought in by the editorial committee. Among them are Jason Heaton (The New York Times, Gear Patrol, Revolution, Hodinkee), Justin Mastine-Frost (SHARP Magazine, Esquire, High Snobiety, Robb Report) or Ken Kessler (The Wall Street Journal, Revolution, Telegraph Luxury).

The Millennium Watch Book Divers Watches

Inside the book, with 200 pages and over 500 illustrations, readers will be able to discover several dive-related topics, such as the technicity of diving watches, the explosion of diving watches on the vintage and Certified Pre-Owned market or a chapter devoted to the future, with a retrospective on what’s still possible to develop in the next 10 years in this rich segment of the watchmaking industry. Finally, the iconic Submariner isn’t only making cover, it also has an entire chapter of its own. 

The Millennium Watch Book Divers Watches

For more details about The Millennium Watch Book Divers Watches, please visit where the two first volumes can be ordered while the third (slated for publication in November 2022) can be pre-ordered at an early-bird rate – CHF 90 – as of now in English or in French.

1 response

  1. As an avid watch enthusiast, I’m always excited to delve into the world of timepieces, especially when it comes to the intricate mechanics of dive watches. I can’t wait to read the book and explore the evolution of these remarkable timekeeping instruments. Thank you for sharing this fantastic sequel dedicated to mechanical dive watches!

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