Review of the TX 530 World Time Airport Lounge

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Travel makes a great inspiration for a watch. Take the TX 530 here (model number T3C474TX): it's got world map as a dial, 24 cities around the bezel, and a retro design from the days when flight was glamorous. New in 2009, the 'World Time Airport Lounge' is a vintage-inspired design with a brand new six-motor quartz movement. Let's look at the details: Stainless steel case, 44mm by 13mm, 90g on the leather strap. Hour, minute, second, date, and a fourth hand for time in one of 24 global..

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Review of the TX 400

TX-400

It is a rare occasion that I am sent a dress watch amid the bevy of divers that swim through my collection. I have had the opportunity to review two previous TX models and both were multifunction chronographs with busy dials and many duties beyond date and time. The 400 Series is a different piece altogether: an attractive and simple dress watch that matches its understated look with a simple and functional perpetual calendar quartz movement. TX supplied a stainless steel version on a bl..

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TX 800 Linear Chronograph

TX-800-Linear-Chronograph

TX has released a new line of watches: the 800 series Linear Chronograph. It is a watch that carries the design ethic of the popular TX 730 which we reviewed last year, but incorporates a 30 minute linear chronograph register and the ability to track the time in a second time zone. It's a stylishly understated watch with a considerable amount of wrist presence and a completely useful feature list: 44mm stainless steel case, or 47mm titanium carbide case. Chronograph resolution of 1/5th..

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Review of the TX 730 Flyback Chronograph

When we think of Timex, we usually think of the king of the American bargain bin. Timex is known for inexpensive "drugstore" watches sold in places like Walmart and Target. But they are good inexpensive watches, and because they are such a good value, we like Timex. Besides, any company that has put over a billion watches on wrists over the years deserves and gets our respect. And now, with their new TX line of premium quartz watches, Timex deserve even more respect. The TX 730 Flyback Ch..

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Timex TX Watches

Historic American watchmaker Timex has been doing some interesting things lately. In addition to their broad line of quartz watches, they've reintroduced a line of inexpensive mechanical watches based on Chinese movements, and more recently added upscale lines under the TX brand. These are analog quartz watches, with retrograde displays (where the hands move back and forth in an arc) and lots of hands. Timex designed these in Germany over a five-year period, with six-sigma manufacturi..

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