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Six Things to Consider in a Sports watch

25 Aug

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Sports watches are valuable timepieces for professional athletes to track exact time comfortably during physical activities. Sports watches like Replica Rolex Explorer are best and different in performance from common sports watches. Sports watch have their own class as they are unique, durable and above all specially made to stay accurate in tough weather conditions. Such watches are water, dust and carrions proof due to the highly reliable material used in them. In this article we are going to share about different types of sports watches.

1. Common Sports watches

Common sports watches are generic sports timepieces and have handy features like stopwatch mode. Such type of watches is impact resistant and is highly durable. Rubber and hard plastics are two of the most common type of materials used in the manufacturing of general purpose sport watches.

 

2. Multi-use Sports watches

These watches are specially made for intense sports activities with multiple features. The watches are all-inclusive with higher price than common sports watches. The watches also come with detailed list of features.

 

3. Mountaineering

Rolex Explorer is a bright example of mountain climbing watches with specific features needed by mountaineers. Mountaineer watches feature an altimeter, weather prediction and so on. The watches also feature GPS (global positioning system) which helps the hikers to know about their price location.

4. Diving watches

As the name indicates, these watches are perfectly waterproof and aid the diver to track precise time and water depth. Rolex Submariner is one of the best professional diving watches. Diving watches are made with highly reliable material like stainless steel and additional features like gas escape valve is added to them which prevent the watch case from breaking under immense pressure.

5. Running watches

Athletes like marathon runners use such watches to track time in order to improve their pace. Running sports watch helps the wearer to track the covered distance and also their speed. Other features may include a global positioning system, heart-rate tracker and so on.

 

6. Digital/Analog watches

Such sports watches feature a digital face and analog dial. They are mostly utilitarian and are perfect to be used in routine dressing. Men digital watch features LED (light emitting diode) or LCD (liquid crystal display.

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Rolex Submariner- The Diving Legend

23 Feb

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Diving watches are luxury timepiece created especially for the needs of professional divers. The Replica Rolex Submariner wristwatch is a delicate imitation of the genuine Rolex. The Oyster Perpetual Submariner is best known for its high resistance to corrosion and water. The first series of the watch was presented to the public in 1954 at Basel watch fair.

The case reference number of very first watch was 6204. In 1954, the company produced small number of 6200 models. The series was the first one to use Mercedes hand set which later on became the feature of all submarines. The 6200 series also had an oversized winding crown as compared to previous models. After few years, Rolex produced 6536 with small crown and 6538 with oversized crown models. These models were produced with improved movements including chronometer version in few 6536 models, Submariner logo, Mercedes hands and the depth rating printed on its dial. In early 1960s, two other models 5508 with small crown and 5510 with large crown were manufactured and produced. The new models of Submariner 5512 with chronometer and 5513 with non-chronometer marked important change in the design of the Rolex. “Shoulders” were added by manufacturers’ to the crown side of the case to improve the protection of setting/winding mechanism. In previous models, the shoulders were present in pyramid shape and ended in points. But the later models of Submariner were made with rounded shoulders. Both 5512 and 5513 were fitted with an oversized crown which later on became the standard feature of this watch series.

In early 1960s’ Rolex switched to new and safe tritium infused paint. In 1965-1966, Rolex switched to white printing and discontinued the use of gilt/silver gilt dials on the watches. The most important change appeared with the introduction of the new model 1680 in late 1960s. This model was of the first one of the Submariner series which was equipped with date feature. This function completely transformed the diving watch into mass market high end fashion accessory. In next 40 years, water resistance feature of the Submariner was improved along with some new movements and also fewer cosmetic changes. In 2003, 50th anniversary of the Submariner was celebrated by Rolex and launched Rolex Submariner Date anniversary edition with green bezel and Maxi dial. However this edition was discontinued in 2010 with new random serial number. At 2008 Basel watch fair, new Submariner-Date model with “supercase” was presented. The first Date models of the watch were offered with yellow gold, blue face and bezel, while the new model has white gold, blue face and bezel. The stainless steel model with reference no. 116610 was presented at Basel show in 2010. An updated version with reference 114060 was introduced at 2012 Basel watch fair with new Maxi Case, Ceramic bezel, Chromalight, bracelet with Glidelock and blue Parachrom hairspring.

Rolex Day-Date

1 Oct

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