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Black ion-plated brass case with a black textured silicone strap. Fixed black ion-plated bezel with tachymeter markings. Black dial with luminous hands and alternating Arabic numeral and index hour markers. Minute markers around the outer rim. Dial Type: Analog. Luminescent indiglo night-light. Date display at the 4 o'clock position. Chronograph - three sub-dials displaying: 60 second, 30 minute and 1/10th of a second. Quartz movement. Scratch resistant mineral crystal. Solid case back. Case diameter: 42 mm. Case thickness: 12 mm. Round case shape. Band width: 20 mm. Tang clasp. Water resistant at 50 meters / 165 feet. Functions: chronograph, date, hour, minute, second. Casual watch style. Timex Ameritus Chronograph Black Dial Black Silicone Mens Watch T2P043.
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|
|Dial window material type||Mineral|
|Special features||Second hand, Chronograph, Tachometer, Light|
|Item weight||16 Ounces|
|Water resistant depth||165 Feet|
It broke 6 month's past bought. Looks great but poor quality.Published 24 days ago by Diego Coopman
Great Watch. To see my full review of the same watch but different style. Follow this link.
3 months later and I still really enjoy this watch. it is a little thicker than I would like, but it is built well and sized appropriately.Published 2 months ago by Ben M
Great looking watch, but broke the first day I had it. The Indiglo light started to come on whenever I touched any plunger and would stay on until I repeatedly pushed the middle... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jared M. Bigelow
Junk. Didn't even ware it every day and it broke after a few months.Published 4 months ago by Jonathan G.
excellent watch, I used it everyday and I never had a problem w/ it till the crown got snagged on by bag and popped right off. :(Published 6 months ago by Nathan A.