I take pride in the research done for many articles, which offers a unique perspective on the watch industry through a business lens. Below are some of the books and sources in the Watch Ponder “library”. I encourage you to seek them out if you are enthusiastic about watches and horology.


  • Revolution in Time: Clocks and the making of the modern world by David Landes
  • The World of Watches: History, Technology, Industry by Lucien Trueb
  • The Beauty of Time: the watches of A. Lange & Sohne by Harry Niemann
  • Fifty Watches that Changed the World  
  • Clocks & Culture 1300-1700 by Carlo Cipolla
  • History of the Swiss Watch Industry by Pierre-yves Donze
  • Timepieces: Masterpieces of chronometry by David Christianson
  • Timing a Century: History of the Waltham Watch Company by Charles Moore
  • Royal Oak by Audemars Piguet
  • European Clocks & Watches in the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Manufacturing Time by Amy Glasmeier

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