Timex Watches From American Swiss

In the state of Connecticut, whose name translates from the Algonquian language as 'on a long river, subject to the tides', formerly called nutmeg state issues in the valley Nugatak, referred to as 'Switzerland of America', in the 50-ies of the xix at. company appeared Waterbury Clock, which made the wall and table clocks available to working Americans. These watches imetirovali expensive imported mechanisms, having in stamped parts made of copper. Began the history of the famous Now the company Timex. Soon the company became famous by organizing the mass production of cheap pocket watches. Hours 'Yankees' quickly gained the world. They were all: miners, farmers, soldiers, actors, writers and salespeople 'Yankee' worth of only a dollar, so they jokingly called 'the clock, making the dollar famous.

" First World War brought us the glory of reliable manufacturer of watches for the soldiers to the former name of 'Yankee'. After the war, wristwatches subdued and the civilian population first, the U.S. and then Europe. Company has managed to combine cheapness with good quality. The result – a multimillion-dollar demand. In the 30 years of xx century.

firm has made a new breakthrough – began manufacturing baby hours under exclusive license from The Walt Disney Company in dogonku fame cartoon of Mickey Mouse. After World War ii first appeared brand Timex. So called watches, designed for people with active lifestyle. That is, at this time was taken to creating a durable and reliable sports watch. Advertising portrayed Timex frozen into ice cubes to please a week inside a vacuum cleaner, miraculously found themselves in the claws of a huge shrimp, etc. etc. Of all these troubles clock, of course, came out in full intact. By the end of the 50 th of every three watches sold in the U.S., clocks were brand timex. By the end of the 60's – every second. In the 80 years only timex Corporation (both now called the company) has managed to survive in a brutal fight with the producers of electronic watches from the Far East. And not just survive, but to conquer new heights. Manufacture of mechanical watches is gradually decreased. Markedly increased manufacture of electronic models. In 1986, Timex has developed a new model – Sport Watches Ironman Triathlon, which owe much to the well-known athletes, uchastvovashim in development. In the 90 years the first time in watchmaking company has introduced first night electro-luminescent backlight dial Indiglo, and then the clock All-day Indiglo. At the beginning of the xxi century. Timex watches have become a masterpiece of electronics, minicomputers that can meet the most pressing demands of professional athletes.

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