American Time Icons

With Independence Day this Saturday there is no better time to pay tribute to American brands and designers. Although the labels Designed In America and Made In America are perhaps not easy to find in the world of men’s and women’s fashions and accessories, there are a good number of respected American fashion designers, not to mention popular brands with roots and headquarters in the United States.

When it comes to prominent American designers, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Tory Burch, Vera Wang, Kenneth Jay Lane and Kenneth Cole easily come to mind. What’s more, Bulova, Jorg Gray, Luminox, Invicta, Swiss Legend Fossil and Nixon are among the most popular American brands in the world today.LUMINOX-3001-BO

All of these popular brands and designers have corporate offices in the United States and their designs are created in America as well. Only their production facilities are located overseas. For example, Luminox is an American company, founded in the United States in 1993 has production facilities in Switzerland.

In 1993, Luminox was commissioned by the US Navy SEALS to develop illuminated timepieces expressly for the Seals nighttime missions. Widespread approval of this illuminated watch, led Luminox to market the timepiece throughout the US and around the globe.

Luminox was commissioned by Lockheed Martin six years later in 1999 to produce illuminated watches for US Air Force Pilots flying the F-117 Nighthawk stealth fighter jets.

Today, Luminox is the leader in the watch industry for illuminated Swiss-made watches. You’ll find an impressive assortment of Luminox men’s and women’s watches at luxury retailer

The Luminox Original Navy Seal watch is an excellent choice. This high-performance timepiece is ideal for today’s man in motion with a strapping oversized case in rugged, durable black ion-plated stainless steel.

The case is presented on an attractive horizontal patterned strap in sturdy black silicone. The black plated steel unidirectional rotating bezel with embossed markers surrounds the black dial with 12/24 hour military time indicators, luminous hands and hour markers.

Features include an automatic date calendar and scratch-resistant sapphire crystal above the dial. Premium Swiss-made quartz movement inside assures you of precise time-keeping accuracy. A locking screw-down crown and caseback provide water-resistance to 200 meters or 660 feet.

Complementary shipping and delivery is included on all domestic US purchases at

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