FRED'S NEW BOOK IS HERE!!! NEW UPDATE

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FRED'S NEW BOOK IS HERE!!! NEW UPDATE

#1 Post by GJH » Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:29 am

The wait is OVER!!!

Fred's new book is finally ready for pre-publication sale!!!

http://www.illinoiswatches.com/

Fred has let members of Mark's forum have FIRST shot at these limited edition
SIGNED COPIES (NUMBERED)

At a Special Member's price of $175 (+shipping) for all 5 books!!!
This is done BEFORE the publisher sets the price for the REST of them
and that should be much higher.

***NEW UPDATE***

SEE POST #25 PAGE 3 FROM FRED

The publisher is thoroughly reviewing the book set now and has already decided to increase its retail price from $250.00 plus shipping to $295.00 plus shipping, but Schiffer is likely to increase the Book Set even further once they complete their review. Once on the open market, these books wont be floating around on the discount websites. This is as cheap as it is going to get and the rest won't be limited editions signed by the author, I am sure there aren't many left at this point.

The $175 Forum Limited Edition Signed Copies price still stands... WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.

Spoke to Fred and the orders are pouring in folks... I just wanted to point out that Fred's first book in 2004 sold for $80.00 and was a bit over 200 pages. We are 14 years later, and he is selling five volumes (that is over 8 Times the size of the first book) with 1000s of more images for a mere $35.00 per volume. This is a HUGE steal, because Fred is not looking to make any profit at all and they are going to the NAWCC. He took on much of the work for the publisher for the design and layout of the 1648 pages, as well as all the covers and the slip case design and art work to keep its cost down. He did this as a labor of love, only wanting to research every relevant area, and document it a captivating, exciting and easy to read format for now and future generations. Hamilton Master, René views it clearly as the absolute best horological work ever!! I am SURE he wishes he had a couple extra first edition Hamilton books, those are almost impossible to find.


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PLEASE DON'T WAIT!!!
The hard core collectors are all here and you are the folks
who will appreciate this the most, I am sure.

The book has tons of Hamilton/Illinois info and Military related info
as well, so it should appeal to a wide range of folks.

Fred's first book signed run SOLD OUT FAST!!!
and once they were gone, there weren't any more...
Same is going to happen here I am sure.

This is VERY EXCITING!!!

GO FOR IT FOLKS!

JUST GOT MINE

G
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Re: FRED'S NEW BOOK IS HERE!!!

#2 Post by Squash61 » Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:00 am

Just ordered mine.

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Re: FRED'S NEW BOOK IS HERE!!!

#3 Post by Bluebonnet » Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:17 am

Me too...can hardly wait for them to arrive.

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#4 Post by stryfox » Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:37 pm

Ordered!
Excited about it too.
Carl

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Re: FRED'S NEW BOOK IS HERE!!!

#5 Post by Kul-Tymz » Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:56 pm

Me too! Ordered!!!
Can't wait to become immersed in this book.
EdK

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#6 Post by Clyde » Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:34 pm

stryfox wrote:
Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:37 pm
Ordered!
Excited about it too.
Carl
Also.

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Re: FRED'S NEW BOOK IS HERE!!!

#7 Post by HamiltonIllinois » Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:34 am

I ordered my copy over the weekend. Can't wait!
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Re: FRED'S NEW BOOK IS HERE!!!

#8 Post by randy van » Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:54 am

Ordered my copy today.

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Re: FRED'S NEW BOOK IS HERE!!!

#9 Post by Magpie » Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:44 pm

Looking forward to reading it in its published form! ;)

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Re: FRED'S NEW BOOK IS HERE!!!

#10 Post by mrtoad » Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:47 pm

Magpie, I second that! :roll:

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