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- Oval resin watch in translucent purple featuring striped nylon band with buckle closure
- Quartz movement with digital display
- Acrylic crystal dial window
- Features alarm, timer, chronograph, and silver-tone pushers
- Water resistant to 99.0 feet (30 meters)
Iron Kids DigitalThe Timex range of colorful and exciting Youth watches do much more than let children express themselves. No matter what your child likes at the moment, the Timex Youth Collection has a timepiece for their wrist.Features: Exciting design with fun icons for each feature Chronograph (race car icon) Countdown Timer (rocket ship icon) Alarm (horn icon) Comfortable slip-though strap with buckle Dependable water-resistance to 30m Easy to view in low light conditions with INDIGLO night-light Logging Capability NONE Motion Detection (GPS/Accelerometer) NONE Screen Size NONE Speed NONE
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.
- Product Dimensions: 4 x 3 x 3 inches
- Shipping Weight: 3.2 ounces
- ASIN: B00BF77SIE
- Item model number: T7B9839J
- Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
- Discontinued by manufacturer: Yes
- Date first available at Amazon.com: March 7, 2013
- Domestic Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
- International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Learn More
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|Brand, Seller, or Collection Name||Timex|
|Dial window material type||Acrylic|
|Case diameter||34 millimeters|
|Case Thickness||13 millimeters|
|Band width||18 millimeters|
|Calendar||Day, date, and month|
|Special features||Chronograph, measures-seconds, Light, Timer|
|Water resistant depth||99 Feet|
Top Customer Reviews
Which is....Water resistant up to 99 feet or withstands rain/splashes but no submersion??? Very dissappointed. Gave it to my daughter for B-day and then had to take it back. I did not get it returned in time so am stuck with it.
I would much rather have paid more to get a watch that's more like the quality of the women's ironman that I've been buying and wearing daily for 20 years. I bought these watches for the Ironman functions, not a low price.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
We got two of these, and they both leaked after wearing in the pool and shower. Foggy screen after about 1 month. Disappointed. Read morePublished 23 days ago by A. King
This is our second watch. My daughter absolutely loves this watch. She had a pink one that lasted forever but she broke it while hiking at camp. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
I like Timex but this wasn't working when we received it. We took it to get a new battery. It worked for a few hours and then stopped again.Published 10 months ago by L. Mazzolini