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|Brand, Seller, or Collection Name||Timex|
|Dial window material type||Mineral|
|Case diameter||38 millimeters|
|Case Thickness||10 millimeters|
|Band width||20 millimeters|
|Special features||Second hand, Light|
|Item weight||1.76 Ounces|
|Water resistant depth||99 Feet|
|Warranty type||Contact seller of record|
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.
The Timex Unisex Weekender Olive Slip Thru Strap Watch offers casual, yet fashionable styling for the relaxed lifestyle. The olive colored slip thru strap makes this an ideal accessory for any wardrobe. The 24-hour time and Indiglo® night-light make this timepiece truly unique. The dial is protected by a mineral crystal, which covers the luminous hands powered by analog quartz movement. A relaxed style featuring the Timex tradition of quality craftsmanship, this watch is the everyday timepiece you have been waiting for.
I use this all of the time. Nothing better than the feeling of staring down at a glass circle and literally watching the seconds tick off of your life. Read morePublished 13 hours ago by DixieChicksfan79
Recently, after never owning a watch, I became obsessed with finding a clean, white dial, casual watch. Read morePublished 3 days ago by johnny farms
Watch is great! Bought this for my husband and he loves it! He is also getting compliments on it.Published 4 days ago by Lisa
This is, without a doubt, the best watch I've ever owned. It keeps time fantastically well (the only exception being when I left it next to a magnet overnight and it was off by six... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Bryan Moore
This is my forth purchase of this kind of watch. The band can be removed to be washed, it is a great watch for someone who needs to see the time at night.Published 6 days ago by Kathy A Martin
I've actually bought this watch twice. I love it, but the strap is a liability.
The first time the clasp on the band broke (again) and I lost it. Read more
Great watch for the money. Classic styling only down side is it ticks loudly for a watch.Published 7 days ago by Mark David Richards