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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…

What Becomes A Daredevil Most?

A Daredevil according to most reference books is “a recklessly bold and daring person.”  The term is often associated with stunt performers Evel Knievel, Philippe Petit, the Wallenda family and Eddie Braun… although the idioms skill, precision and risk-taking come more to mind in most cases than recklessness. Knievel is a motorcycle stunt performer who successfully jumped over a series of automobiles, buses and trains with his bike at arenas and stadiums across the nation during the 1970’s and unsuccessfully tried to jump over a fountain at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada as well as the Snake River Canyon…

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…

Smart, Highly Evolved Gifts Of Time…

Smart watches are a popular gift choice this holiday season. After all who wouldn’t want a wristwatch that delivers text messages and also lets you know someone is calling you on your smart phone, not to mention keeps track to each and every step you take during the day. Like smart phones and other high-tech necessities, one of the caveats of owning a Smart Watch is the fact that newer models with advanced technology will me making current models obsolete in no time at all. I do not own a smart watch and personally have no intense desire to get…

Rolex Time-Honored Gifts…

Nothing says time-honored elegance and luxury more than a Rolex wristwatch. Rolex is not only the most highly searched and popular watch brand in the world, it also holds the distinction of being one of the very few watch brands that best holds it value over time. It’s no wonder Rolex wristwatches are among the most highly coveted and requested timepieces during the Christmas gift-giving season. You’ll find a wide array of Rolex men’s and women’s wristwatches at World of Watches from our impressive collection of pristine pre-owned timepieces. Each pre-owned Rolex watch available at World of Watches is expertly…

Countdown To Christmas: The Best & Brightest Gifts For Her!

Christmas is a little more than three weeks away and if you’re starting to contemplate what to get the special individuals in your life this year for Christmas, we at World of Watches are here to make your holiday shopping a whole lot easier. Today we’re focusing on Great Gifts for Her. Whether you’re shopping for your wife, girlfriend, mother, grandmother, daughter or many other special females in your life, we have thousands of excellent gift selections for ladies from many of today’s top watchmakers, including Cartier, Rolex, Michael Kors, Maurice Lacroix, Citizen, Seiko, Bulova, Corum, Lucien Piccard, Swiss Legend,…

We’re Feeling Off This Week… An Extra 50% Off That Is!

At WorldofWatches.com this week, we’re feeling off… an extra 50% off that is. Our Extra 50% Off Promotion taking place this week for a limited time, features over 130 popular men’s and women’s watches marked down an extra 50% off our everyday low prices. Hence, popular models regularly priced as low as $29.99 are on sale for $14.99, while you can save up to $575 on higher priced models, too! Many of today’s most-wanted watches are featured in the promotion, including styles from Invicta, Swiss Legend, Ben & Sons, ESQ Movado, Lucien Piccard, ToyWatch, a_line, Cabochon, Caravelle NY, Mulco, Akribos…

Gift-Giving Doorbusters You’ve Got To See…

There’s 45 shopping days until Christmas and a little more two weeks away from Black Friday. The holiday gift-giving season is now fully upon us. While many may think it’s best to wait until the final shopping days of the season to find the best holiday gift buys, World Of Watches is currently offering the best gift deals right now with our Gift Giving Doorbusters promotion, featuring outstanding watch styles for everyone on your gift list at special “doorbuster” pricing. This ongoing weekly holiday event updates every Monday and features highly sought-after styles from today’s most-wanted watchmakers, including Rolex, Breitling,…

High-Flying Glycine Adventures!

Glycine Watches founded by watchmaker Eugene Meylan in Bienne, Switzerland during 1914 is renowned for its meticulously crafted timepieces for both men and women. The brand’s ultra-precise and petite women’s watches encased in platinum and gold with diamond accents were highly sought-after by well-heeled women in Europe and America during the 1920’s. The Glycine brand was institutional in the development of self-winding automatic watches and chronometers during the 1930’s. However, it was the introduction of the Airman timepiece in 1953 that brought Glycine into worldwide prominence. In addition to offering 12/24 hour time, the Airman also featured world time-zone functionality and soon…