With the spread of television, Timex watches really came into their own. The dignified demeanor and distinctive voice of John Cameron Swayze, probably the most famous newscaster of the time, accentuated a new series of commercials to prove that Timex watches could survive whatever "torture tests" were thrown at them. To this end, Timex watches were stepped on by elephants, fastened to the propeller of an outboard motor, and plunged off the cliffs of Acapulco. By the end of the decade, one-third of all watches sold in America were from Timex.timberland roll top boots wheat,
Timex Watches Are Still Known as Survivors
Modern Timex watches are just as tough as their forebears, and people still send survival stories to the Timex company, some of which are posted on their website. One California couple found a Timex buried in seaweed on the beach. Judging from the encrustation of ocean plants and animals, the watch had probably been at the bottom of the sea for several months, but it was still running, and both time and date were correct. The alarm even went off, as it must have been doing under water all that time. timberland boots discount,
Timex watches have survived crushing auto wrecks, being buried in the Yukon tundra where temperatures reach 70 degrees below zero, and being in a basset hound's stomach for six months! The indestructible Timex has become an icon of American folklore. It's nice to know that some things are still built to last.timberland boots black for women,
Fossil watches set the standard for innovative design. The number of styles displayed on their website is staggering, but that's only the beginning. You can customize Fossil watches by combining any of their faces with any strap or band. Choosing among these watches is like eating potato chips--you'll have a hard time limiting yourself to one.
Moving dials are among the innovations created by Fossil watches. Your dial can switch between two presentations, such as alternating a heart print with a solid pink dial or alternating between a college sports logo and a mirror finish. The other kind of moving dial is actually animated, with growing flowers or flickering flames. new timberland boots for women,
Specialty Fossil Watches
There are four specialty collections of Fossil watches for men and women. Two of them, the NCAA and Davis Cup collections, have sports themes. The other two were created by designers Frank Gehry and Philippe Starck.timberland 6 boots Starck's watches have digital displays integrated with a rubber wristband. Frank Gehry presents a true original in his watch that tells you the time written out in his own handwriting. If the time is 9:40, for instance, the watch face will say "20 till 10." This dial also features a negative/positive display, switching according to available light.