Sunday, February 19, 2012

Citizen Men's BM8242-08E Eco-Drive Gold-Tone Leather Watch

Citizen Men's BM8242-08E Eco-Drive Gold-Tone Leather Watch

Product Details

  • Item Weight: 1 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 8.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
  • ASIN: B000EQU0NW
  • Item model number: BM8242-08E

List Price : $175.00
Price : $105.00
You Save : $70.00 (40%)
Citizen Men's BM8242-08E Eco-Drive Gold-Tone Leather Watch

Item Description Product Description
A men's Eco-Drive timepiece at its' preferred. The gold tone stainless steel case, brown leather and hassle-free black dial, bring just about every outfit together. The timepiece is highlighted with day/date indicator, gold tone stainless steel hour indicators and water resistance.
The Citizen Story
The organization was established in 1924. The founding fathers selected the name Citizen so it would be "Close to the Hearts of Individuals Everywhere" and soon soon after adopted the company’s formal name, Citizen Watch Business.

Throughout the last seventy-five years Citizen has expanded its home business all through the planet and has accomplished recognition as the global brand. The past twenty-5 year period has coincided with the company’s dramatic rise to its current position as the world’s biggest watchmaker, a distinction Citizen has held every year because 1986.
Beyond sheer size, Citizen is also recognized as a worldwide leader in advanced technology. From the world’s slimmest LCD watch to the initial voice recognition watch and the world’s initial specialist dive watch with an electronic depth sensor, Citizen’s record of "world’s firsts" is unmatched.
More lately, Citizen has staked out a new position as the leader in timekeeping with its Eco-Drives watches that are light powered. With models ranging from dress models to sports models to skilled dive watches, Citizen Eco-Drive runs continuously in any sort of all-natural or artificial light for a lifetime of use. Fueled by light, it never ever desires a battery.

Customer Reviews

I'm a small embarrassed that I am singing about a watch, for crying out loud. Perhaps it is for the reason that we all are just craving a small honesty this election year. Anyway, as an old(er) coot, I necessary a watch for enterprise (my waning days) and pleasure (hopefully) and getting a curmudgeon. This watch is excellent.
The circumference and thickness sort of make you keep in mind older days in watches. The numbers are hassle-free to see against the background (massive 4, 8, and 12), and the gold double bars to indicate the other hours are sized perfectly compared to the actual numbers. You can see the watch devoid of reading glasses - at least, I can this year - and I can even make out the day and date without glasses. Whoever designed the face almost certainly has been studying those Golden Ratios, or whatever: there is a pleasing connection in between the circumferences on the face (outer and inner) and the diameters of the outer ring (hours section) and inner circle (most of the day-date, the Citizen logo, and the key whatchamacallit that the hands attach to). The color of the gold is not bright yellow it type of grades to the ochre red-gold - undoubtedly a watch for the Beowulf wannabe's out there (like me). The band is, or was, an alligator-steer genetic fluke, I suppose reasonably soft. And the color of the band picks up the reddish good quality of the metal. It is a quite light-weight watch.
Plus, it runs on light, man! Light! (Need to have said that throughout the 60's sometime....) Quite cool to believe that nobody Really knows what's powering this thing. Under no circumstances needs a battery - gedoutaheah! Honestly! If you get this watch (your personal), they could bury you on Mt Everest with your arm sticking up, perhaps with a baggie around it - I do not know why, and in a thousand generations, your heirs can come by, take the watch, leave the baggie, and use it till the universe...nicely, whatever it will do.
Do some Amazon reviewers have too significantly time on their hands? (Clever, no?)
Decide to purchase this watch. I prefer the gold/brown: far more mythic. You'll like it.

I purchased 4 of these for groomsman's gifts for my wedding. 3 out of four will barely take it off. The other will only wear it sparingly because he is afraid to scratch it. The age ranges are from 16 to 33. Perhaps this aids if you are considering this as a gift. One thing to contemplate for bigger guys, go ahead and buy a longer strap the identical time you invest in the watch. I bought my four from a brick and mortar jewelry retailer so I can't speak about Amazon's service in this instance. One issue to note about eco-drives, if you leave them in the dark for extended periods of time (say in a secure deposit box whilst on a year long deployment) it might take up to a week for the capacitor to charge sufficiently.

Item Capabilities

  • Light powered eco-drive Japanese-quartz movement charges in natural sunlight or indoor light
  • Durable, hardened mineral crystal
  • Case diameter: 36 mm
  • Gold-tone-stainless-steel case genuine brown leather strap with buckle black dial day and date function
  • Water-resistant to 330 feet (100 M)

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