Is It Worth Repairing an Old Timex Watch? Yes, You Can Do It

Can you take a typical eBay watch selling at £10 as a `runs then stops’ project and get it going? Sometimes you can. Let’s delve into the world of budget watch repair. WHAT YOU NEED Unlike real watchmaking, where you need a fully equipped £3000 workshop, with mini lathe, polishing machine, proper workbench, Swiss tools,…

Timex Waterbury Denham Collab: Sharp Dressed Man

 Timex has launched an interesting collab with Denham, a jeans brand based in the Netherlands. The thing that catches you eye immediately are the tailor’s scissor hands, which are obviously essential for cutting denim cloth. BTW, did you know that denim was invented in Nimes in France, hence the fabric de Nimes? Yeah, you did….

Timex Tide-Temp, Plus Compass, Equals Ocean Adventure

Some watches do it all, others are more specialised and if you’re a regular seafarer then a watch that calculates the low/high tide is kinda handy. Add on some temperature info, plus a compass and you really do have a watch for all kinds of days and nights out at sea. The Timex Expedition North…

Repair Shop: Refreshing a Ten Quid Timex From eBay

It’s always satisfying when you bring an old watch back to respectable running order. Not every rescue effort is successful, because watches get water inside, they are poorly serviced – or not serviced at all. Then there are cheap watches like this 1973 Timex. The US company famously ran a factory in Dundee for decades,…

Timex is Official Timekeeper For The UFC Series

Big move from Timex, who are sponsoring the famous UFC fight series. Watches include the Colossus and UFC Pro, which has a sharp looking octagonal gold case, so looks a little bit Patek P from a distance, or if you’ve been recently kicked in the head. Here’s the word; Timex® and UFC®, the world’s premier…

Timex Expedition North: Titanium Tool For The Outdoors

The Timex Expedition North is one of those basic tool watches that keeps doing the job – and doesn’t cost a fortune. A Seiko Alpinist or a super trick, red glowing Casio G-Shock might have more cool features, but this latest titanium Timex has its plus points. Light weight on the wrist is the big…

Timex UFC Models Channel The Sporting Spirit

It’s great to see something different from Timex. All too easy to revamp old school designs like the Marlin, Indiglo, Waterbury etc. from the golden age and miss out on creating fresh, punchy designs for the modern fashion watch market. But they have been busy in the R&D backroom, developing an impressive range of watches…

Timex Add Colours to Their T80 Retro Range

The Timex T80 digital retro watches capture that arcade game vibe perfectly, so some new colours should help boost interest for collectors. Like Swatch did back in the day, Timex are adding some collector appeal by offering buyers a chance to buy the set as it were. So we now have new grey, blue and…