Every year hundreds of new wristwatch designs are introduced, featuring changes and improvements or limited editions, keeping the field exciting for collectors. In this annual catalog, hundreds of the world's most extraordinary wristwatches are shown in close-up color photographs, with complete prices and specifications for each watch, giving collectors a wealth of up-to-date information all in one volume. The specifications and materials for each watch include price, mechanism, special features, housing, face, band, and available variations of a particular model. There are general histories of each manufacturer, providing the reader with a handy overview of the companies' background and style. The annual also showcases the wristwatch of the year, an honor bestowed by popular vote on the watch that best combines mechanical and aesthetic value.