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Our watches blog. Here you’ll find all of our blog posts about watches in general. We cover dozens of brands, hundreds of styles, and talk about the watch industry and our store, WorldOfWatches.com. You’ll also find video reviews, interesting articles about our products and services, and lots of opinion.

The U-Boat Legacy In Time…

U-Boat watches have a heritage in watchmaking history that could easily lend itself to the story of a feature film. In 2000, Italo Fontana came across watch designs by his grandfather Ilvo Fontana, who was commissioned in 1942 by the Italian Navy to create high-performance, precision crafted time instruments of high quality standards to be worn by Italian military seamen. Ilvo Fontana’s original 1942 designs however did not see the light of day for more than a half of a century. After discovering his grandfather’s designs in 2000, the younger Fontana spent seven years working on U-Boat Watches, utilizing the…

MLK Jr. Day Watch Blowout Savings Just For You…

Today marks the 17th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This relatively new holiday was officially signed into office in 1983 by President Ronald Reagan and has been an official national holiday in all states throughout the nation since 2000. Dr. King is best remembered for his work in the Civil Rights movement during the 1960’s and his tragic death in 1968. He was a pivotal force in the passing of the Voter’s Rights Act, which was signed into office my President Lyndon Johnson in 1965 and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 as well. Interestingly both…

The Oversized Time Phenomenon…

Bold oversized wristwatches are as popular as ever today  with watch collectors and aficionados, along with fashion forward men and women throughout the globe. The average size today on most men’s timepieces is approximately 42mm in diameter, while the average size on most women’s watch styles is approximately 37mm in diameter. The oversized watch trend started in the early part of this century with popular watchmakers TAG Heuer, Invicta, U-Boat and Breitling offering extra-large models for men with cases measuring more than 42mm in diameter and 15mm thick. The trend was soon adapted for women by watchmakers TechnoMarine and Michele, who introduced…

Eterna Time Classics…

Eterna Watches are true revolutionaries in the world of horology. The brand founded during 1856 in Grenchen, Switzerland is renowned and highly regarded for their innovative spirit as well as being true visionaries in the art of watchmaking. In the early 1900’s the brand introduced a series of wristwatches for women, utilizing small pocket watches attached to bracelet and leather straps. In 1908, the Eterna brand patented and introduced the first alarm wristwatch. Eterna is legendary for developing a five ball-bearing mounted rotor system in its automatic wristwatches during 1948. The rotor system reduced the friction and resistance of the…

Top Watch Brands For 2017…

The start of the New Year offers new beginnings and resolutions for many, normally upon the lines of getting in shape, eliminating negative vices and improving personal attributes. Punctuality traditionally ranks high on many individuals’ resolutions for the New Year and we at World of Watches have selected an assortment of the Top Watch Brands for 2017, you’re certain to arrive perfectly on time with. Over 160 of today’s top men’s and women’s watches are featured in the promotion, including highly sought-after styles from Rolex, Invicta, Bulova, Corum, Maurice Lacroix, Luminox, Movado, Breitling, Michael Kors, Oris, Raymond Weil, Porsche Design, Citizen,…

We Are Going Out Of 2016 With A Big Bang!

There’s less than five days left until the New Year and World of Watches is going out of 2016 with a big bang. Our End-Of-Year Blowout features over 760 popular timepieces from today’s most-wanted watchmakers at gigantic savings up to 90% or more. Plus, for a limited time you can save an extra 35% off, when you use the promotional code BYE2016 at checkout. Many of today’s most-wanted men’s and women’s watches are featured in the event, including styles from Rado, Maurice Lacroix, Lucien Piccard, Invicta, Bulova, Michael Kors, Raymond Weil, Corum, TechnoMarine, Ingersoll, Akribos XXIV, Ritmo Mundo, Seiko, Oris,…

There’s Still Time To Get Your Gifts Before Christmas…

The clock is ticking and time is now starting to run out. Christmas Eve is  a little more 110 hours away and if you have not completed your Christmas gift list yet, you are still in luck. At World of Watches we are offering Free Upgraded Next Day Shipping on all purchases over $249 if ordered by 12pm EST, this Thursday December 22, 2016. What’s more we have thousands of today’s most-wanted men’s and women’s watches in price ranges for every budget from today’s top watchmakers, including Breitling, Invicta, Rolex, Cartier, TAG Heuer, Oris, Eterna, Maurice Lacroix, Bulova, Daniel Wellington, Michael Kors,…

Invicta Watches At The Top Of Everyone’s Gift List…

Invicta by far one of the top watch brands at World of Watches and one of the most sought-after watchmakers around the globe today. Their bold and innovative good looks matched to unsurpassed quality and affordability have made them leaders in the horological industry, not to mention a highly popular holiday gift choice. We’re highlighting our Top 100 Invicta Watches this week at World of Watches and we are also taking an additional 30% off our already prices too for this limited-time promotion. With the Christmas and Hanukah gift-giving holidays less than two weeks away, you couldn’t pick a better time to take advantage…

Countdown To Christmas: Great Gifts For Him…

With just seventeen full shopping days left until Christmas, today we are focusing our attention on Great Gifts for Him at World of Watches. No matter if you are shopping for your husband, boyfriend, dad, son, brother, uncle or special friends, there are over 2,600 men’s styles from by today’s most sought-after watchmakers, including Breitling, Corum, Invicta, U-Boat, Bulova, Rolex, Swiss Legend, Omega, Red Line, TAG Heuer, Lucien Piccard, Raymond Weil, Luminox, Tissot, Porsche Design, Eterna and more. Whether it’s a prestigious high-end timepiece, a depth defying deep-sea diver’s model, an action-packed pilot’s chronograph or a rugged and adventurous sport…

Cyber Monday Deals Just For You…

Today’s Cyber Monday and online shoppers across the United States, Canada and many other parts of the world are participating in what very well may be one of the busiest online shopping days ever. This relatively new holiday which officially took place in 2005 is the cyber equivalent of Black Friday. Cyber Monday dates back to the early 2000’s, when many shoppers would scout-out items on Black Friday weekend and return to the workplace the following Monday to seek out the very best online deals. Connection speeds were considerably faster in the workplace at the time and many waited for…