“ Brand: Sekonda / Analogue watch with leather strap. / Display type: Analogue „
Many years ago mom and dad decided to buy my sister and myself a watch each for Christmas as an extra surprise for us. The watches were both the same and since we were adults at the time the watches were smart ladies watches.
I know that my sister only wore hers for a short while buying several new watches during the next couple of years but I loved mine!
The watch is made by Sekonda and it currently retails online at about £17 although I know that mom and dad bought ours from H Samuel all those years ago.
The watch has a white face about an inch long by about three quarters of an inch wide. The face itself is oblong with the corners slightly cut off - if you take a look at the picture at the top of this review you'll be able to see what I mean.
It has a Quartz movement so it doesn't need winding and apparently it is water resistant to a depth of five metres although I cannot vouch for this one!
There are three gold coloured hands - hour, minute and second - and black Roman Numerals. The strap is made from black leather and fastens with a gold coloured buckle so the whole thing looks very smart and classy. It is also light weight and very comfortable to wear.
It is easy to read the time on this watch even in a poor light as the hands and numerals are a contrast to the white face. I mention this because I also have a lovely gold watch that I had for my 21st birthday and the face is pale gold with gold hands and I can only tell the time if I am in a bright light!
As I said earlier I loved my watch even though I had no involvement in the actual choice of the style. I wore it constantly for years until about four years ago it just suddenly disappeared! I never did find out where the blessed thing went!
Dave and I set off into town to try and find another one that I liked as much as - guess what? - they still sold the same watch in H Samuel so Dave treated me to a new one which was just the same as the old one!
So now I still wear my lovely Sekonda watch every day and, although it may not be the original, it still reminds me of my mom and dad, bless them!
I know that this is a very short review but, since it is a basic watch, there isn't really any more to be said!