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|Price:||$387.00 + $9.45 shipping|
|You Save:||$138.00 (26%)|
|Brand, Seller, or Collection Name||Tissot|
|Dial window material type||Anti reflective sapphire|
|Clasp||Deployment push-button clasp with buckle|
|Case material||Stainless steel|
|Case diameter||42 millimeters|
|Case Thickness||12 millimeters|
|Band Material||Stainless steel|
|Band length||Men's Standard|
|Band width||20 millimeters|
|Bezel material||Stainless steel|
|Water resistant depth||330 Feet|
|Warranty type||Contact seller of record|
For more than 150 years, Tissot has embodied the innovation and tradition of Swiss watch-making. Based in the Neuchâtel area of the Jura Mountains, in Le Locle, Switzerland, Charles-Félicien Tissot and his son Charles-Emile created the watch making company Tissot in 1853. Whether in the technology of its movements, in the research for special materials or in the very functions of the watch itself, Tissot's engineers and watchmakers have developed pioneering timepieces over the years.
Some of Tissot's triumphs over the years include the the Idea 2001 (the world's first plastic watch) released in 1971, the Rock watch (which set the timepiece's movement in a stone case made from Swiss Alps granite) in 1985, and the Wood watch from 1988 (with a completely wooden case). Tissot uses the best movements (from ETA SA Manufacture Horlogère Suisse), the highest quality materials (316L steel, 18K gold, titanium) and scratch-proof glasses (sapphire crystal--at least 2500 Vickers).
The company has been involved with high profile sports events since 1974 when they sponsored a racing car in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, France. Since then Tissot's timepieces have been chosen as official timekeepers for world championships in cycling, motorcycling, fencing and ice hockey. And Tissot is currently the the official watch and timekeeper of NASCAR.
Tissot timepieces have been worn by a bevy of celebrities over the years--including Grace Kelly, Elvis Presley and Nelson Mandela--and James Stewart's character L.B. Jefferies wore a Tissot timepiece in Alfred Hitchcock's "Rear Window." Today the company is represented in a variety of sporting fields by English soccer star Michael Owen, IndyCar driver Danica Patrick, and MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden. Today, Tissot is a member of the Swatch Group, the world's largest watch producer and distributor.
Stainless steel case with a stainless steel bracelet. Black ion-plated bezel with tachymeter. Silver dial with luminous hands and stick hour markers. Minute markers around the outer rim. Date displays between the 4 and 5 o'clock position. Chronograph - three sub-dials displaying: 30 minutes, 60 seconds and 1/10th of a second. Quartz movement. Scratch resistant sapphire crystal. Solid case back. Case diameter: 40 mm. Case thickness: 10 mm. Push button deployment clasp. Water resistant at 100 meters/ 330 feet. Functions: hours, minutes, seconds, date, chronograph, tachymeter. Tissot PRS516 Chronograph Mens Watch T0444172103100.