The signature oyster case in polished premium grade stainless steel is presented on the Jubilee bracelet in brushed premium grades stainless steel with polished 18K yellow gold link accents. The signature fluted bezel in polished 18K yellow gold encircles the black dial with a magnified Cyclops date window at the 3 o’clock hour, gold colored baton hands and hour markers.
Features include a locking screw-down crown and case back for water-resistance to 100 meters or 330 feet and a scratch resistant sapphire crystal above the dial.
The attractive black rubber strap adds to the sleek contemporary design. The legible black dial with fluted detail on the background features small-second and 12-hour sub-dials, luminous baton hands and hour markers.Features include an exhibition skeleton case back, a 42-hour power reserve and water-resistance to 100 meters or 330 feet. The Alpina Avalanche Regulator Mechanical men’s watch is 44mm in diameter and 12mm thick.
The Oris Artelier Mechanical Men’s Watch is another exemplary mechanical timepiece choice. The contoured round case in polished premium grade stainless steel is presented on a brown alligator-textured leather strap. The handsome onion-shaped crown with fluted detail adds distinction.
The silver-colored dial features a small-second sub-dial, silver-tone skeleton hands and silver-tone hour markers. Features include an exhibition skeleton case back along with a scratch resistant sapphire crystal above the dial and water-resistance to 30 meters or 100 feet. The Oris Artelier Mechanical Men’s Watch is 40mm in diameter and 7mm thick.
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 one anytime soon.
Call me old-fashioned or a traditionalist, but I prize the time-honored excellence and precision craftsmanship of both Swiss-made mechanical and automatic timepieces. Each feature intricate bespoke movements inside that were originally conceived hundreds of years ago