Victorinox

Victorinox is a Swiss watch and knife company. We publish Victorinox watch news, Victorinox watches updates and other posts about Victorinox watches as well as Victorinox watch infos. This section includes Victorinox swiss army watches and Victorinox prices. Victorinox watches are available globally and WatchTime covers the full range of all Victorinox products from Switzerland. Victorinox originally was a Swiss knife company and with high revenues stemming from its focus on affordable and reliable products. The company acquired Wenger in 2005 (popular for Wenger Swiss military watches). Today Victorinox is the leading pocket knife company globally.

Feeling Blue: 20 Watches With Blue Dials and Blue Straps

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Blue watches are one of the growing style trends seen in the watch world in the past few years — and on display at the watch shows in Switzerland and in the U.S.A. —, with blue-on-blue dial-strap combinations. We took a look at such blue watches with blue dials and blue straps released within the past few years, and compiled a list of 20 timepieces from brands on the blue-dial bandwagon. … [Read more...]


Automatic for the People: 7 Mechanical Watches Under $2,000

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At the Swiss watch fairs, the attention-grabbing releases are often the most astronomically priced timepieces with the most complex movements. But what about those who are seeking a more "entry-level" timepiece without compromising on the mechanical movement? We've compiled a list of affordable watches with automatic movements that might have flown under your radar. While less complicated and less expensive, at under $2,000 each, these watches won't break the bank. … [Read more...]


New Victorinox Swiss Army Watches Celebrate Two Victorinox Anniversaries

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Victorinox, maker of the iconic Swiss Army knives, was founded 130 years ago, in 1884. The company made its first Swiss Army watches 25 years ago, in 1989. Victorinox marks both milestones this year with the release of two new Victorinox watches: the new Inox line of tough sports watches, and a limited-edition dive watch, the Dive Master 500. … [Read more...]


Dive Watch Wednesday: Discover the Most Dangerous Dive Watch Ever Made

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A couple of weeks ago, the watch brand Artya presented a fold-out knife strap buckle for its eccentric range of watches (which the brand's own representatives refer to as “crazy projects,” occasionally). The idea instantly reminded me of an unfortunately much more serious attempt at bringing together two iconic Swiss products: the Safari dive watch from the 1970s. And even though it was the Victorinox Swiss Army brand (which happens to be celebrating its 25th anniversary of making … [Read more...]


Fratello Friday: 5 Mechanical Watches Under $1,000

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Call it a "budget" timepiece or an "entry-level luxury" affordable watch: for many, affordable watches are the first step into a lifelong passion. Fortunately, there are many affordable mechanical watches on the market priced under $1,000. I've reported on a number of affordable watch brands on my blog, Fratellowatches.com, and the affordable swiss watches presented here come from some of the most popular articles. … [Read more...]


Basel Bargain Hunting: 7 New Watches Under $5,000

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At the 2013 Baselworld watch fair, held in April, many of the biggest watch brands unveiled their new watches for the year. … [Read more...]


Million Dollar Club 2012: Watch Advertising at All-Time High

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In an exclusive report in the upcoming May-June issue of WatchTime, we reveal which watch brands are spending the most on advertising in 2012, a record year for watch-company ad spending, and we provide a complete list of the 60 brands that spent more than $1 million on ads. … [Read more...]


Facetime February 16

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Welcome to another installment of Facetime! … [Read more...]


Watch Wallpaper: Sport-Specific Watches

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Certain watch models are inseparably linked with particular sports. In our December 2009 issue, we presented a gallery of specialized sports watches inspired by activities from yachting to golf to horse jumping, with original photos by ace watch photographer Nik Schölzel. Now we present six of these exclusive shots to download for your desktop. Click on the photos for wallpaper images. … [Read more...]


Vote Now in the Victorinox Swiss Army Time to Care Sustainable Design Competition

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Victorinox is promoting sustainable solutions into the next generation with the Victorinox Swiss Army Time to Care Sustainable Design Award. Students from the world's leading design schools have submitted projects to an international jury of designers and Victorinox Swiss Army executives, who have selected the top ten entries. Now you can vote for your favorite project and be entered to win a watch. Find out how inside. … [Read more...]


Visual Quiz: Mystery Watches

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Can you identify manufacturers without seeing their names on the dials? We’ve lined up a dozen images, sans brand identification, to test your visual skills. Some watches are current, while others were produced in years gone by. As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]


Victorinox Redesigns the AirBoss

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On an aircraft carrier, the air boss is the officer who decides every takeoff and landing. For 2011, the new Victorinox AirBoss is simpler in its design, and slightly smaller at 42mm. The look — three hands, three circles of digit tracks, and a date window at 6 o’clock — emphasizes precision, readability and functionality. Find pricing and wallpaper inside. … [Read more...]


Trivia Quiz: Hollywood Watches

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This time around our quiz features (mostly) action films, and we throw in a small-screen question or two. Do you know which watches these characters wore? This ticket to the movies is free, and as always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]


Oris Creates U.S. Subsidiary, Names V.J. Geronimo CEO

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Oris SA has established a new U.S. and Caribbean subsidiary, Oris Watches USA, and named V.J. Geronimo as the chief executive officer. Effective September 1, the new subsidiary will take over U.S. distribution from Hawthorne, N.Y.-based Oris USA, Inc., headed by Mark Wasserman. Oris officials said the move reflects a decision to exercise greater control over distribution in the U.S. market. … [Read more...]


A Boom for the Budget-Minded: Watches Under $1000

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Times are tough. But, contrary to what you might think, a tight watch budget doesn’t mean taking a pass on a mechanical movement. With the fall selling season dawning, there’s a fresh crop of under-$1,000 mechanical watches now in stores or soon to be there: the biggest batch, at least it seems to us, since the mechanical revival began. … [Read more...]


Speak Easy

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Not long ago, Lynn Miner, a reader of WatchTime magazine, wrote with a request: would we publish a guide on how to pronounce all those nettlesome watch-brand names? We hope the following brand list, with phonetic spellings on the right, helps Miner and tongue-twisted watch fans everywhere. … [Read more...]