March 15, 1993 the first production of the
Discovery of America watch was issued to Imperial
Enterprises of Japan (IEI) by the American Geographical
Society. This event was the first time the American
Geographical Society had ever issued a commemorative
watch. Headquartered in New York City for over
140 years the American Geographical Society is
the foremost authority in researching maps and
Great Golden Voyage" was the name given
to the edition of only 2,500 watches produced
and sold in Japan by IEI.
remarkable watch was designed as a two-time
zone watch with a unique system of working the
Discovery of America watch is commemorative
of the world's greatest discovery when Christopher
Columbus found that the globe was shaped
like a ball and sailed the three ships across
the ocean to discover America over 500 years
outside of the 22k gold tone case is
embossed with the lettering of Discovery
of America and the dates 1492 to 1992 which
depicts the 500th anniversary of the famous
voyage by Christopher Columbus in the year
two time zone 22k gold tone case contains
two Swiss quartz movements. One side
contains a Swiss quartz movement with a
other side contains a regular Swiss
quartz movement with a 22k finish embossed
dial design of the three ships that sailed
with Columbus on his voyage to America…the
Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria.
back of the watchcase is etched with
the certification of the American Geographical
Society commemorating the 500th anniversary of
the discovery of America.
the watch case of the Discovery of America
watch is the globe and compass emblem of
the American Geographical Society. The watch
strap has a crocodile design produced in
fine quality Italian genuine leather.
the flip of the finger, you can easily access
either one of the two time zone movements.
watch is packaged in an attractive
high quality aged teak wood box lacquered
with 15 coats of high gloss polyurethane
with a rich color stain and pearlized
leatherette interior. The Rich Collection
provides a ten year warrantee on the
Swiss quartz watch movements.
the time the Discovery of America
watch was issued in 1993 by IEI in
Japan, the watch sold for the equivalent
of $750 American dollars. The Rich
Company designed and manufactured
the Discovery of America watch for
IEI with the consent of the American
Geographical Society. Currently there
is a limited amount of Discovery of
America watches that are available
through Rich Company. This watch
is sold exclusively on the Internet
for a special price of $375.00.
you wear this exquisite men's watch,
choose the side for the time zone you desire.
The Discovery of America watch has a simple
and elegant look and will be the foremost
watch in your life.
Two Time Zone Watch
Original Price $750
NOW $375 Factory Close-out
you wish more information about the
Discovery of America Two Time Zone Watch
since there is only a limited supply available,
feel free to e-mail
and our staff will be pleased to assist
you with your order.