Like many watch brands Timex is starting use more recycled or reclaimed materials for their watches, plus reduce water and power consumption during the manufacturing process. How much water is being used to make things you ask? Well, it’s a little known fact that 2.2 million litres of water are consumed to produce just one ton of lithium for use in car, motorcycle, smartphone and … Continue reading Timex Adds Eco-Strap to Its Standard Range
Timex has released a new variant of the Marlin automatic, which has a 60s Mod theme. That trad red, white and blue colours from the RAF roundel are reworked on the hands, plus a red stripe across the balance wheel, which is visible through the porthole on the caseback. The 39mm steel case is a homage to the 60s and 70s Timex cases, with an … Continue reading New Watches: Timex Marlin Mod Edition
Nah, we don’t really get the whole cartoon watches for grown-ups here at NWC mag, but there is no denying that lots of older men collect this stuff. For example recent research found that 25% of the toy market in the USA was being purchased by the over 12s and while teenagers aren’t adult males, we have all seen bearded blokes online checking out Star … Continue reading Timex Marlin Snoopy, Easy Rider Edition
We had another scout around the web for watch bargains as the final reductions are applied in the January Sales. WATCHO ONLINE UK How about a Baume and Mercier Riviera down from £3380 to £2704? The smoky grey dial Riviera has a tweaked movement with 120 hours of reserve, which is impressive, plsu a see-thru caseback. A green dial Seiko 5 at £199 is also … Continue reading January Sales: More Online Wristwatch Bargains
What’s not to like about an automatic powered tool watch, with lightweight titanium case, 200m of water resistance and a liberal helping of Super Luminova on the numbers and hands? Yep Timex have built a tempting package with this new model, which is powered by the Miyota auto movement and set inside a 41mm case. Good compromise size. You even get sapphire crystals front and … Continue reading Timex Expedtion North: Titanium Case, Auto Movement
We are still casually browsing the net, pretending to read news about Harold’s long list of imaginary grievances, but secretly checking out the wristwatch bargains online. Someone has to. Here’s what we found; CRAFTER BLUE Some sharp designs at this Indie brand and there’s a handy 20% off anything above $100, just apply code C20 at checkout. Simple as that. The discount code lasts until … Continue reading Yes, Still Checking Out Those January Watch Sales
Timex have been making some very nice looking watches for the last few years now. Automatics, retro 80s digital, everyday quartz, chronographs etc. They have all the bases covered and some of their Waterbury autos make an interesting alternative to an Accurist, Seiko or Citizen auto or solar watch. But when we get to £475 we are in entry level Tissot territory, or up against … Continue reading Hmm a Timex Dress Watch For £475 – Worth 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, wide range of spares, crystals, stems, crowns, hands plus an … Continue reading Is It Worth Repairing an Old Timex Watch? Yes, You Can Do It