Walk into a jeweler and ask to see an 18kt gold, automatic watch with more than a century of heritage behind it. You will undoubtedly be shown an assortment of name-brand Swiss watches, and the jeweler will certainly stress their venerable origins.
History Early years. The first digital watch, which debuted in 1972, was the Pulsar manufactured by Hamilton Watch Company. "Pulsar" became a brand name which would later be acquired by Seiko in 1978. In 1982, a Pulsar watch (NL C01) was released which could store 24 digits, making it most likely the first watch with user-programmable memory, or "memorybank" watch.
The ’80s were Nerd City, peppered with popped polo shirts and pie-crust collars, Slime, The Breakfast Club, pommes noisettes, Pop Rocks candy and brine shrimp pets masquerading as Sea-Monkey kits. All items the young cast of the addictive, nostalgia trip that is Stranger Things no doubt had to get across when their director asked them to watch The Goonies and Stand By Me in pre-production.
A watch is more than just an accessory. For me, it's a conversation piece. It's the perfect way to get to know those around you and let them know a bit about you. Whether you're out at lunch or on a sales call, what you wear on your wrist can really set you apart. Some of you know may know that I'm ...
Feel free to jump to one of these sections: Watch sizes explained; Types of watches, simplified; 25 great small watches (sortable table) When you wear a watch that's too big for your wrist, it makes your hands and arms look smaller and weaker than they really are, and let's face it: no guy wants to look weak and dainty, right?
On January 12, 2014 I had My First Experience With the Seiko 5 SNK809, and It Would Go On to Redefine How I Assessed Affordable Automatics. Updated August 19, 2016 – I’m excited to revisit this watch because the SNK809 really shaped my perspective.It was the first affordable automatic watch I reviewed that was made by a major brand in the watch world, and it was also the first that taught ...
As many of you are probably aware, the Santos is generally accepted as the first watch designed for the wrist from the beginning. In the late nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, people were strapping pocket watches to their wrists or fitting old movements into modified cases with straps, but the Santos was, from idea to initial execution, a wristwatch.
The Rangeman tactical watch is part of the company’s G-Shock series of incredibly rugged watches that have been wowing hunters, mountaineers, first responders and others for several years now.The Rangeman has all the attributes of Casio’s other G-Shock timepieces plus even greater durability, an enhanced layout and an overall feeling of comfort that leaves the competition in the dust.
Kidding aside, if you break down the laundry list of primary functions built into the Casio G-Shock GWG 1000-1A3 Mudmaster, you might notice it bears a striking resemblance to another industry-leading ABC watch, the G-Shock Rangeman – a heavy favorite at the PX amongst actual servicemen.
Casio Edifice Bluetooth EQB-501DB-2AER is a functional and handsome Gents watch. Case is made out of Stainless Steel and the Blue dial gives the watch that unique look. The features of the watch include (among others) a chronograph and date function. This model has 100 metres water resistancy - it is suitable for swimming, but not high impact.
A bit over three years ago, our David Bredan published the Top 10 Affordable Watches That Get a Nod From Snobs article. This roundup of our best watches that are actually affordable ranged from a $150 Swatch Sistem51 and we tried to keep the upper limit at $1,000, though we did make an exception for the Dietrich OTC.
At Luxury Bazaar, you’ll always be able to find various Rolex watches for sale like a GMT-Master II watch, Daytona watch, President watch, Skydweller watch, Submariner watch, Yacht-Master watch, Day-Date watch, Datejust watch, Pearlmaster watch, Oyster Perpetual watch, and more.
The Grand Seiko Spring Drive SBGA011 is better known to Grand Seiko fans simply as the "Snowflake," and it's probably the single most iconic model for Grand Seiko Spring Drive, having been first introduced in 2010 (hard to believe). In the seven years since its release it's become a huge fan ...