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Watch Collection Essentials: Luxury Strap Watches

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There’s a certain mystique about wearing a leather strap watch that creates an air of distinction on the wrist. Perhaps, it’s the time-honored elegance a crocodile, alligator, ostrich, lizard or supple calfskin leather strap provides. Or maybe it’s the timeless traditional appeal… after all the very first men’s wristwatches introduced in the early 1900’s only featured leather straps. More than a century later, strap wristwatches are still widely popular and are prominently featured today in collections from such renowned watchmakers as Corum, Omega, TAG Heuer, Breitling, Cartier, Invicta, Graham, Greco, Lucien Piccard, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Eterna and IWC. In addition to their…

Watch Out! WOW TV Sneak Preview For August 20th & 21st

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WorldofWatches TV has three hours of incredible watch deals lined-up this weekend, featuring many of today’s most sought-after men’s and women’s watches.  WOW TV anchors Megan Harris  and Wiley Lowe will be hosting the program both Saturday and Sunday evenings. Watches featured on both nights will come with 5 or 6-month stress-free payments and you’ll receive a deluxe Six-Slot Watch Box  with your purchase. The program airs both evenings at 6:00 pm EST on DirectTV and will be streaming live on Facebook, You Tube and WorldofWatches.com/wowtv. Adventure Theme Watches from Elini Barokas, Rado, Swiss Legend, Raymond Weil, Tissot, Invicta, Bell & Ross…

Watch Out! WOW TV Sneak Preview For August 6th & 7th!

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WorldofWatches TV has three amazing hours of jaw-dropping deals on today’s top watches  lined-up this weekend on both Saturday and Sunday nights. Each of the featured deals comes with 4, 5 or 6-month stress-free payments too. What’s more, you’ll receive a Swiss Legend collector’s football with you purchase! The program airs both evenings at 6:00 pm EST on DirectTV and will be streaming live on Facebook, You Tube and WorldofWatches.com/wowtv. Popular Men’s and Women’s Chronographs from today’s top-watchmakers will be featured during the first hour of the program both nights with exceptional savings on top-selling models from Swiss Legend, Michael Kors, Red…

Watch Out! WOW TV Sneak Preview For July 23rd & 24th

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WorldofWatches TV has something for everyone this weekend with three hours of incredible deals on today’s top watches, all with five to six stress-free payments too. The program airs this Saturday and Sunday evening at 6:00 pm EST on DirectTV, as well as streaming live on Facebook, You Tube and WorldofWatches.com/wowtv. The Semi-Annual Lucien Piccard kicks-off the first hour of the program both nights featuring the deep-discounts on many of the brand’s most popular styles. Lucien Piccard customers will also receive a 6-slot watch box with their purchase and each watch will be offered with six stress-free payments. Date Night…

Watch Out! WOW TV Sneak Preview For July 16th & 17th

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WorldofWatches TV is going all out this weekend with three hours of non-stop deals on today’s top watches, all with five to six stress-free payments too. What’s more WorldofWatches TV is now streaming live on Facebook in addition to airing Saturday and Sunday evenings at 6:00 pm EST on DirectTV, as well as also streaming on Youtube and WorldofWatches.com/wowtv. Diving and Diving Inspired watches kick-off the first hour of the program both nights and popular men’s and women’s watches from Tissot, Swiss Legend, Invcita and more will be featured. Skeleton and Automatic watches will be highlighted during the second hour…

Watch Collection Essentials: Pilot Watches

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A Pilot watch is another timepiece essential to consider for your collection. Pilot watches have long been associated with precision timepieces since the very origin of men’s wristwatches in 1904, when jeweler and watchmaker Louis Cartier designed a timepiece for colleague Alberto Santos-Dumont to wear on his wrist while flying. Pocket watches were favored by men at the time, yet were too cumbersome to use when flying in a single engine plane. The first Cartier Santos wristwatch featured a square-shaped case with rounded edges on the lugs and a leather strap that comfortably fit on the wrist. Santos-Dumont always wore the…

GMT Time Essentials

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A GMT timepiece is another essential to consider having in your watch collection. It is a timepiece  with an independent hour hand that offers dual time-zone functionality and may be set to the Greenwich Meantime from which it is named. Greenwich Meantime is the highly-accurate solar mean time displayed at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich England. Since it was first instituted at the International Meridian Conference in 1884, the Observatory’s solar mean time has served as the global time standard for over 130 years. The Observatory’s GMT clock is highly-regarded throughout the globe for its time-keeping accuracy. It also is used as a reference…

Watch Collection Essentials: Sport Watches

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A sport watch is perhaps one the most popular styles of wristwatches for both men and women today… and it is a consummate time-keeping essential for your watch collection. Whether your activity of choice is running, hiking, swimming, basketball, aerobics or boating, you’ll want a durable and rugged timepiece able to withstand the pressures of your workout that also looks great on your wrist. A watch that can take you from work-outs at the gym to business casual days at work. There are several elements to consider when purchasing a new sport watch. First and foremost, the case and band should…

Deep Sea Diver’s Watches In Leagues Of Their Own…

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Seasoned, professional divers will tell you that timing is everything in the deep depths of the ocean, especially when you’re scaling the ocean’s floors. No matter if your next diving expedition takes you off the Maltese Islands of the Mediterranean Sea, to the shores of Belize in the Caribbean Islands or to the Fiji Islands in the South Pacific, you’ll want a truly submersible wristwatch ideal for deep-sea diving. First and foremost, you should consider a timepiece that is water-resistant more than 200 meters, preferably 500 meters or more to ensure that there will be no issues with water entrapment…

Join The GMT Movement!

Before first glancing at a GMT Watch you may think that the timepiece has something to do with either Formula 1 auto-racing or the GMT games. Although the three initials are the same, a GMT watch has very little to do with either activity. A GMT Watch is a timepiece with an independent hour hand that offers dual time-zone functionality and may be set to the Greenwich Mean Time from which it is named. Greenwich Mean Time is the solar mean time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich England. The Royal Observatory’s solar mean time has served as a global…