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Resin Ironman Triathlon 50Lap Black Resin Fits T5C661 Mens
Timex Group B.V. is one of the best-known American watch companies. Timex's U.S. headquarters are located in Middlebury Connecticut and it has substantial operations in China, the Philippines and India and full scale sales companies in Canada, the UK, France and Mexico.
The company began in 1854 as Waterbury Clock in Connecticut's Naugatuck Valley, known during the nineteenth century as the "Switzerland of America." Sister company Waterbury Watch manufactured the first inexpensive mechanical pocket watch in 1880. During World War I, Waterbury began making wristwatches, which had only just become popular, and in 1933 it made history by creating the first Mickey Mouse clock under license from Walt Disney, with Mickey's hands pointing the time.
During World War II, Waterbury renamed itself U.S. Time Company. In 1950 the company introduced a wristwatch called the Timex. Over the next three decades, Timex was sold through a series of advertisements which emphasized its durability by putting the watch through "torture tests," such as falling over the Grand Coulee Dam or being strapped to the propeller of an outboard motor, with the slogan "It takes a licking and keeps on ticking." With the help of former Olympic broadcaster, spokesman John Cameron Swayze, sales took off. The company later became Timex Corporation, then Timex Group and, to date, has sold over one billion watches.
The company has remained very competitive and the Timex brand continues its dominance through present day. Its primary market remains the United States and Canada, although the Timex brand is sold worldwide due to its ability to capitalize on its strong brand image and reputation for quality.
One of the most successful and important features available on many Timex watches is the Indiglo backlight system. Indiglo is a brand name of Indiglo Corporation, solely owned by Timex for licensing purposes. Timex electroluminescent lamps, branded Indiglo, were introduced in 1992 in the Ironman watch line. They were an immediate success. The Indiglo lamp uniformly lights the surface of the Timex’s watch dials in a manner that makes the dial read very easily in many different light settings. In some newer watches the Indiglo backlight only lights up the numbers, rather than the entire LCD display, which is achieved by means of a specialized film that inverts the LCD transmissivity.
Today, Timex Group products are manufactured in the Far East and in Switzerland often based on technology that continues to be developed in the United States and in Germany. With a large and varied line of watches, Timex has the style for everyone. From the locker room to the board room, there is a great Timex style time-piece for you.
|Brand, Seller, or Collection Name||Timex Watch Bands|
|Band length||Men's Standard|
|Band width||18 millimeters|
|Item weight||1.92 Ounces|
it doesn't fit the watch connection for triathlon 50 lap watch, made in China... go figurePublished 2 months ago by karen Justice
From now on I'm just going to buy a new watch. I'm too stupid to retain the paperwork each time I buy a watch. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Bob
While I sure the band is perfect it is not the correct band for my watch and there was no way to be sure, so I still have a cracked band for my Timex Ironman Triathlon 50 Lap watch... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Doug McGhie
It doesn't fit my Triathlon 50-lap watch. The connection to the watch is completely wrong (see photo).Published 6 months ago by Elf King
Must return do not fit my timex watch, Tri iron 50 lap, email@example.com, want to send yu photo of back plate on watch for identification. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Herbert C
This was perfect. I noticed a lot of 1-star reviews saying it was the wrong strap etc. I'm guessing that they either purchased it from 3rd party vendors instead of directly from... Read morePublished 6 months ago by joeworm11
As you've probably already figured out, this band does not fit the 590 model watch. If you go directly to timex you can order one for under $13 that will fit. Read morePublished 6 months ago by PAUL D FERGUSON