Are Luminox worth the money?

Are Luminox worth the money?

They are as good as any other quartz watch with an ETA movement. You are paying primarily for the looks and the name. I wear a black on black on black (black stainless steel watch band) Lum-Nox series 3150 as my daily watch. It is not an automatic watch which I prefer, but it is sturdy and waterproof.

Is Luminox a luxury watch?

Luminox is a high-end watchmaker based in San Rafael, California. Their watches are Swiss made and are notable for containing tritium inserts, providing long-term luminescence….Luminox.

Type Private
Founder Barry Cohen
Headquarters San Rafael, California , United States
Products Watches

What is so special about Luminox watches?

Luminox watches are known for their military-style and their always-visible tritium lume. Luminox makes watches for US Coast Guard, US Air Force, Navy SEALs and a variety of other special forces and EMS teams world wide. It is a step up compared to “normal” watch lume, as it doesn’t need to be “charged” by daylight.

How long will Luminox watch last?

25 years
Luminox watches glow continuously for up to 25 years, even in complete darkness. Every Luminox watch is equipped with small micro gas tubes that do not require an external energy source.

Do Navy SEALs wear Luminox watches?

The watches that Navy SEALs really wear on missions are sometimes issued, but usually individually-owned. These include Casio G-Shock, Luminox, Timex, Tudor and Rolex, Seiko dive watches, and Suunto.

Are Luminox watches radioactive?

Conclusion. Luminox were pioneers of GTLS technology. By partnering with MB-Microtec they have been able to safely use radioactive Tritium in watches.

How long do Luminox batteries last?

How long will the battery last in my watch? A battery can last between two and ten years, depending on the type of watch, the capacity of the battery, the size and weight of the hands and the energy required for the various functions of the movement.

How long does the battery last in a Luminox watch?

The battery life of a Luminox watch is 2.5 years. This is the average battery life of most watch brands typically between 2 – 5 years.

Why is my Luminox fogging up?

This can happen if the watch is exposed to extreme heat or cold within a short period of time, for example if the watch is first illuminated by the sun and then worn while swimming or under a cold shower, or if you fall down while skiing and the watch glass comes into contact with cold snow.

Do navy SEALs wear Luminox watches?

What watches do CIA agents wear?

Stanford, that confirm Benrus watches were made for and worn by active CIA agents during the 1960s. Founded in 1921 by three brothers, Oscar, Benjamin, and Ralph Lazrus, the Benrus Watch Company aimed to provide affordable American-made wristwatches with reliable Swiss movements.

Why buy from Luminox?

We have an extremely high customer satisfaction rate and also a high return customer rate. We know that your Luminox watch is important to you and understand that the sentimental value more often than not outweighs the monetary value. Our expert watchmakers strive to make sure your watch can be worn for many years to come.

Why choose our expert watchmakers?

Our expert watchmakers strive to make sure your watch can be worn for many years to come. Not only can we take preemptive measures to keep your watch running for a long time, but we can restore watches that have seen better days. We are willing to hunt for rare parts. We have done many repairs that others have given up on.

What is the return policy for the Luminox always visible feature?

This is a holiday-extension of our usual 30-day return policy. The ALWAYS VISIBLE function is powered by an innovative Luminox Light Technology (LLT), a self-powered illumination system that utilizes tritium: tiny micro gas light tubes to create ultimate visibility in complete darkness, under any conditions.

Can We do any watch repairs for You?

We have done many repairs that others have given up on. No job is too big or too small and we can do any repair on any watch. Our repairs can be as simple as a battery change, pin replacement, or band replacement, and can be as complicated as a dial refinish, a band/case polish, movement clean and overhaul and even a complete restoration.