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A powerful combination of strong sport functionality and aerodynamic design for both comfort and performance
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||Acrylic|
|Case diameter||34 millimeters|
|Case Thickness||10 millimeters|
|Band length||Women's Standard|
|Band width||11 millimeters|
|Calendar||Day, date, and month|
|Special features||Stop watch, Light, Lap timer, Chronograph|
|Water resistant depth||330 Feet|
Very nice--hard to find version. I think it's a foreign version, or has been discontinued. Searched far and wide for this one.Published 13 months ago by Top Freight Guy
I actually like the watch, but I was sent the wrong color. I received a purple (dark pink?) watch, not the blue one.Published 17 months ago by Anita M Freres
Great watch for the price! I used it for personal training and I love the features! Great color as wellPublished 18 months ago by Pamolicous
I like everything about it, especially the floral style - very cute. The only complaint is my illumination light doesn't function.Published 22 months ago by Melaura
I love this watch, I got this watch for my 12y old daughter, and one similar for myself. Mine has Hawaiian flowers on it, and we both love them.
Thank you, Janet