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- Precise Swiss-quartz movement
- Performance stainless steel case and bezel; combination tungsten carbide and stainless steel bracelet
- Scratch resistant sapphire crystal
- Water-resistant to 99 feet (30 M)
Stylishly minimalist, this Movado Fiero men's watch is a perfect day-in/day-out timepiece, easily moving from professional to casual couture and back again. The watch case is made of tungsten carbide one of the hardest, most scratch-resistant materials currently used in jewelry--which has a gunmetal coloring--and the bracelet band mixes tungsten carbide and black rubber links. Its tall, rectangular case with gently barrel-shaped, Tonneau-style sides measures 33mm (1.3 inches). The deep black dial face includes a single polished cabochon gemstone at 12 o'clock and two silver sword-shaped hands. Powered by a precise Swiss quartz movement, it also features a highly scratch-resistant sapphire crystal and water resistance to 30 meters (99 feet)--enabling it to withstand splashes and accidental dunks into the water, but not suitable for swimming.
About Movado Since its founding in 1881 by 19-year-old entrepreneur Achille Ditisheim in the village of La Chaux-de-faunds, Switzerland, Movado has lived up to the meaning of its name--translated as "always in motion" in the international language of Esperanto. It's created some of the world's most famous timepieces, including the 1912 Polyplan (which was constructed on three planes to fit a case curved to follow the wrist), the Kingmatic series of rotor-driven automatic watches, and the Museum Watch--created by American designer Nathan George Horwitt in 1947.
Defined by a single dot at 12 o'clock representing the sun at high noon, The Museum Watch's uncluttered dial is regarded as an icon of Modernism. In 1960, it was the first watch dial ever selected to be part of New York's Museum of Modern Art's permanent collection. Movado later teamed up with designers and artists such as Andy Warhol to create one-of-a-kind limited edition watches, which reside in museums, galleries, and collections today.
The art of Movado is the art of design. Since its founding in 1881 by 19-year old entrepreneur Achille Ditesheim in the village of La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, Movado has achieved a legacy of design innovation, earning more than 100 patents and 200 international awards for artistry and innovation in watch design and time technology.
Movado, meaning "always in motion" in the international language of Esperanto, is the hallmark of some of the most famous timepieces ever created: the 1912 Polyplan, its revolutionary, patented movement constructed on three planes to fit a case curved to follow the wrist…the WWI Soldier’s Watch with its elegant, protective grill…the 1927 Ermeto, a capsule-shaped pocket watch wound by the sliding motion of its case…the innovative 1950’s Kingmatic series of rotor-driven automatics…the Movado Artist’s Series by luminaries of the fine art world…and the Movado Museum® Watch with its legendary dial.
Defined by a single dot at 12 representing the sun at high noon, the Museum Watch dial is regarded as an icon of Modernism. It was designed by Bauhaus-influenced artist Nathan George Horwitt in 1947. When Horwitt’s dial was selected for the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1960, it was the first watch dial ever awarded this distinction. The name "Museum Watch" derives from this recognition. Today, Movado watches are in prominent museums worldwide, and this legendary dial distinguishes an entire collection of singular timepieces.
The Movado Boutiques extend the Movado brand philosophy of design innovation beyond watches to a range of products for modern living. Exclusive offerings include the proprietary and patented 114-facet Movado Diamond™ jewelry collection, Movado’s own modern 18K gold, diamond, sterling silver and gemstone jewelry, signature pens and personal accessories, Movado clocks and fine Swiss watches. Selections are highlighted in our seasonal catalogs. There are currently more than 25 upscale Movado Boutique stores in major markets across the United States.
Excellence in design. A dedication to Swiss craftsmanship. The quest for technological innovation. The Movado philosophy remains as valid as it was in 1881. Swiss made and water resistant, all Movado watches are distinguished by a legacy of design innovation and dedication to the future of time. Discover the complete collection today.
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.5 x 3.4 inches
- Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces
- ASIN: B0012NR3L8
- Item model number: 605850
- Date first available at Amazon.com: September 22, 2008
- Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S.
- International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Learn More
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|Brand, Seller, or Collection Name||Movado|
|Dial window material type||Scratch resistant sapphire|
|Clasp||Deployment clasp with push-button|
|Case material||tungsten carbide|
|Case diameter||33 millimeters|
|Case Thickness||7 millimeters|
|Band Material||Stainless steel|
|Band width||15.8 millimeters|
|Bezel material||tungsten carbide|
|Special features||Water Resistant|
|Item weight||11.20 Ounces|
|Water resistant depth||99 Feet|
Top Customer Reviews
I LOVE THIS THING!!!!!
(Note: Did not purchase it online)
So... why only 4 stars you ask? Tungsten Carbide is an amazing material, however highly allergenic for some people who have sensitive skin. I learned $3,000 later that I am one of those people and will now have to sell a watch that I love so much or walk around with a permanent rash on my wrist that looks disgusting. I wish Movado would realize that this material is nice, yet causes serious skin problems for some (not all, some), and would offer this model/style of watch in a stainless steel or a brushed steel, etc
So.... if you have the skin to handle it, I say go for it and you will absolutely love owning this watch, however others that may break out wearing certain types of jewelry such as silver or nickel, etc should be very careful and not make the same $3,000 mistake I did.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I have been a long time watch collector and amazon.com customer. When I ordered this watch, I read the review about how high rollers at the casino take note of this watch. Read morePublished on September 15, 2012 by Math Professor
i got this watch for Christmas Gift.
and this is just really beautiful watch.
i had movado vizio before but now when i got Fiero
i couldn't compare this with... Read more