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Military watches

A Brief History of Military Watches

Military watches, as their name suggests, were developed for use in the armed forces. The first military watches were naval pieces, chronometers that worked well for their purposes, but as other branches of the military – aviation in particular – made major technological advances around the time of the Second World War, precise seconds became critical. As the saying goes, “necessity is the mother of invention,” and Navigator (also known as “Pilot”) watches were born.

In Navigator watch design, the seconds bezel allowed the pilot to synchronize the seconds hand with correct...


The Many Types of Watches

The Many Types of Watches

Watches have evolved over the centuries and become almost a necessity. There are many types of watches all with different functions. If you are looking for a watch there are a few things to keep in mind. Your budget is important here. The amount you can spend on a watch will dictate what type of watch and what features or functions you will be able to have. Watches can range in price from $2.00 or $3.00 all the way up to thousands of dollars and more.

An analog watch is a watch that has hands. There may be...


Keeping Fine Watches in Fine Form

Keeping Fine Watches in Fine Form

Keeping Fine Watches in Fine Form

High quality watches typically cost a large quantity of money, and it is unlikely, unless the watchs owner is filthy rich and equally careless with his wealth, that an expensive watch will be tossed aside after a few years. The highest quality watches, from Rolexes to Bvlgaris, will likely be treasured for a generation or more. Even the highest quality watches, however, require regular servicing, which may mean a simple battery change or something more extensive, such as changing the rubber gaskets on a waterproof watch. How should a fancy watch owner go about...


Great Tips And Ideas On Alarm Watches?

Great Tips And Ideas On Alarm Watches?

Vibrating Watches and alarm watches are becoming very popular these days and are packed with features that were not available when they first came out.

I think one of the first popular brands was Casio and I remember well spending a lot of time reading the instructions and setting my first watch up.

All though they were a new innovation at the time and they had a lot of toy value they were not that reliable as I recall. They had many features but understanding how to set them up I found to be quite a trial.

I...


Children's Watches. A Safe Choice.

Children's Watches. A Safe Choice.

Unique Children’s Watches

When it comes to making a choice or liking something, children have a mind of their own. Hence, watch manufacturers regularly come up with new innovative designs that are sure to captivate young hearts and minds. They zero in on the latest development that is popular amongst children and come out with watches on those particular themes.

So today, you have a plethora of choices to choose from. If your child loves a particular cartoon character then you might select a watch that has a picture of that character on its strap or dial. At times, you...