Invicta 44mm Minute Repeater Perpetual Calendar Quartz Alligator Strap Watch w/ Collector's Box
Choices: Silver-tone, Gold-tone or Black case
Evine and Today's Top Value team up with Invicta to deliver what is sure to become the crown jewel of any watch enthusiast's collection - the Invicta Minute Repeater Perpetual Calendar timepiece! This complicated creation arrives packaged in a handsome, all new 20-slot Invicta Collector's Box.
Handsome design execution loaded with intriguing complications. This Minute Repeater Perpetual Calendar timepiece from Invicta begins with a round reeded edge stainless steel case in your choice of silver-tone, gold-tone or black. Two function pushers and a push/pull crown on the east side of the case join with a single function pusher on the west side to put you in control of the Japanese Quartz 6U60 Perpetual Calendar movement. The timepiece contains a specially designed caliber hand made in Japan for Invicta.
The perpetual calendar keeps you aware of the current date and month by accounting for the different number of days in each month and leap year and automatically making the appropriate adjustments. A repeater function allows you to determine the current time by listening to the chime sound played by the watch. Multiple alarm settings offer the convenient option of having daily or single instance reminders.
Beneath a protective scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, black Roman numerals occupy all hour positions on the round silver-tone dial. A seconds subdial exists next to 3:00. The local time subdial featuring month and leap year indications appears near 7:00 while a coordinating AM/PM retrograde shows up between 4:00 and 5:00. A day retrograde/alarm set retrograde anchors between 10:00 and 11:00. The date scale circles the outer dial edge. Dial hands are black for the black choice and blue for all remaining choices.
An exotic genuine alligator strap with a rich black finish secures to your wrist with an Invicta logo etched buckle clasp in the color of the case. The strap fits wrist sizes up to approximately 8-3/4".
Each Invicta Minute Repeater Perpetual Calendar timepiece ships out in a 20-slot Invicta collector's watch storage box. The leatherette exterior of the box features a textured top and the Invicta name on the front. A soft suede interior shows the Invicta name on the inside of the lid and sports a single removable tray. The box measures 14"L x 8-1/2"W x 8-3/4"H with each individual slot measuring 2-1/2"W x 3-1/2"L.
The silver-tone choice includes a black collector's box, the gold-tone choice includes a brown collector's box and the black choice includes a red collector's box.
Please Note: To maintain the condition of your watch storage box, please ensure the metal handles on the tray are placed facing inward before closing the lid. Failure to do so, may result in damage to the material inside the lid.
Additional Features: The watch comes packaged in a 20-slot collector's box with instructions and warranty information. Movement and watch made in Japan. Strap made in the United States.
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Analog-Digital Display (ana-digi): Watch that shows the time by means of hour and minute hands (analog display) as well as by numbers (digital display).
Arabic Numerals: Popular counterpart to Roman numerals consisting of 1,2,3, etc; Became popular during the 18th century and typically allow for more space on the dial for complications.
ATM: Commonly used measurement in water resistance; Stands for "atmospheres" or the amount of pressure a watch can withstand before leaking; One atmosphere is equal to 10 meters of water pressure.
Automatic Movement: Type of movement where the mainspring is wound via the movement of one’s own arm; Movement of the arm causes the rotor to rotate, which in turn winds the mainspring; Similar to mechanical movements, except winding is not manual.
Bezel: Retaining ring surrounding the case and securing the crystal; Sometimes incorporates unidirectional or ratcheting movements, as well as additional benefits such as chapter markers.
Case: Timepiece’s container; Protects the movement from dust, dampness and injury; Common case shapes are round, tonneau, rectangular and square.
Chronograph: Timepiece capable of both timekeeping and stopwatch functions; Chronographs are a unique and valued complication due to their ability to measure increments of time.
Chronometer: High-precision timepiece that has been tested and is certified to meet precision standards; Chronometer watches often come with certificates indicating their certified status.
Complication: Any feature added to the timepiece that does not indicate hours, minutes or seconds. Popular complications include chronographs, tachymeters, date windows and exhibition backs.
Crown: Small, cap-like device located on the side of a case that allows the user to set time or manually wind watch.
Crystal: Transparent cover on a watch face that gives view of the dial; Sapphire and mineral are the most common crystals used today.
Date Window: Reveals the numeric day of a given month.
Deployant: Type of clasp that keeps the closing mechanism hidden, creating an uninterrupted look for your bracelet or strap.
Dial: Plate beneath the crystal showcasing the timepiece’s features; Sometimes referred to as the face of a timepiece, the dial indicates hours, minutes and seconds, as well as complications such as date windows and sub-dials.
Dual Deployant: Similar to a deployant clasp, except it uses two hinges to fasten or open, as opposed to one.
Dual Time Zone: Timepiece that simultaneously gives time in two time zones.
Exhibition case: Unique complication wherein a crystal is implemented into the case back, allowing view of the timepiece's movement.
Greenwich Mean Time: Refers to the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England where mean time is kept; Located at the prime meridian of the world, GMT is thought of as "the world's time".
Jewels: International term referring to the rubies, sapphires or other gemstones used as bearings in a watch movement; These bearings are set to reduce friction in a movement and help the delicate parts of the movement work smoothly and with great precision.
Mechanical Movement: Type of movement where the winding crown is used to power the movement; Needs to be manually wound after an elapsed period of time; Sometimes accompanied by a exhibition back to display its old-fashioned sensibilities.
Mineral Crystal: Technical term for glass; Standard crystal used in timepieces today.
Minute Repeater: Timepiece that sounds hours, quarters and minutes as requested.
Moon Phase: Complication on a timepiece that displays the various stages of the moon; Stages include new moon, first quarter, full moon and last quarter.
Mother-of-Pearl: Dial material that has been cultivated from the inside of certain shells; Provides an iridescent surface and gives timepieces a rich aesthetic.
Movement: Assembly making up the principal elements and mechanisms of a watch or clock; Includes the winding and setting mechanism, the mainspring, the train, the escapement and the regulating elements.
Perpetual Calendar: Complication that exhibits the days in a Gregorian calendar, the most common calendar used today; Automatically adjusts to months with different amounts of days in them.
Power Reserve: Time a watch will continue running based on the movement's residual winding of its mainspring; In quartz and digital watches, this can also refer to the amount of energy left in the battery.
Push Button Dual Deployant: Similar to deployant clasps, with the addition of two small hidden push buttons that spring your clasp open.
Quartz Movement: Most common type of movement used in modern timepieces; Vibrating at a high frequency and placed under an electric current, quartz movements provide accurate time without the need to wind.
Repeater: Complex watch mechanism that sounds hours, quarters or minutes, or repeats them on request; Originally designed to help the wearer to tell the time in the dark.
Retrograde: Hour, minute, second or calendar hand that moves across a scale and resets to zero at the end of its cycle.
Sapphire Crystal: High-end crystal that adds greater value to a timepiece; The only natural substance able to harm a sapphire crystal is a diamond.
Skeletonization: Cutting away unnecessary metal from the movement to allow the wearer to actually see through the movement; Any part that is not needed is carved out, leaving only the movement's skeleton.
Subdial: Smaller dials located on the main dial of a timepiece; Used to measure seconds, minutes or days.
Tachymeter: Popular complication that measures distance based on speed; Typically located along the outer rim of a dial.
Water resistant: Watches described as simply "water resistant" can handle light moisture, such as a rainstorm or splashes from a sink, but they should not be completely submerged in water for any length of time; A commonly used measurement in water resistance is ATM, which stands for "atmospheres" or the amount of pressure a watch can withstand before leaking. About Alligator:
Alligator is the crème de la crème hide of the crocodilian species. Found in southern parts of the United States and in areas of China, alligators have a hide that is pliable, durable and typically softer than crocodile. They thrive in fresh water alone and have scales that are relatively flat with a few wrinkles around the edge. If you see many lines or dots in the scales, or notice a drastic change in the adjacency of scales, you are probably looking at caiman hide, a crocodilian counterpart of substantially lower quality.