You have to admit, when Movado steps outside their self-imposed box (the Bauhous inspired one large dot at the top, with no hour markers, aka “Museum Watch”), Continue reading
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Tissot, a Swiss company, has been making fine watches for 150 years. They use ETA SA Manufacture Horlogère Suisse movements. Recently, while researching dive gauge watches I came across these pieces, noticed how remarkably reasonable the prices were on amazon.com and spent the rest of the day assembling this list of multi-function watches for you folks to check out. If you’re a fan of high-tech goodies like I am, you’ll be impressed by all the clever innovations that make these watches technically superior and worth your investment. Tissot is right there with the Japanese when it comes to useful sporty complications but without all the lumpy plastic cases and buttons – the T-Touch operation makes it so much easier to directly access all the features.
Anyone with some knowledge of the history of personal timepieces is aware that the Hamilton brand is over a century old and that it has been a company that has brought innovation and high quality products to the market since it’s inception. My grandfather owned a 992b 16 open face Hamilton that his father gave him in the 1920s. I’ll never forget the satisfaction on his face every time he pulled it out to let us all know it was time to get our chores done and head back to the house for supper. I think he loved that old timepiece as much as he did my grandmother.
To think that you could get a well engineered Swiss sport watch for $80. to $140. would usually be just plain dumb. But here we are – three fantastic timepieces that you can rock for cheap from Stuhrling Original. Check out the big pictures and special features after the jump..