Harley Davidson Watches: A Buyer's Guide
Harley Davidson Watches......... A Buyer's Guide
Harley Davidson watches for men and women, have become extremely popular among Harley motorcycle enthusiasts across the world. Harley watch designs embed the Harley name, logo and symbols within the watch face and/or straps.
There are classic watch designs with the black and orange color scheme, bar and shield logo, and black leather straps. There are upscale, stainless steel designs with understated Harley embellishments. There are even flashy watch designs with flames, crystals and rhinestones. With so many watch choices, you are sure to find one that suits your unique needs and Harley style.
Harley partnered with Bulova to create most of their wrist watch models. As you may know, Bulova has been in the watch-making business since 1919 and is known for their “beautiful, precision timepieces”. New, certified Harley/Bulova watches come protected with the Bulova two year limited warranty.
Here is a Harley Davidson watch buyer's guide. I’ve provided an overview of the most popular, best selling and stylish models. I’ve also researched and shared the best places to purchase a Harley Davidson watch.
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Harley Men's Wrist Watches
There are a number of Harley Davidson men’s wristwatch designs that range in price from a low of $65 upwards to about $200. From classic to modern, from stainless steel to leather you are sure to find a men’s wrist watch design that your Harley enthusiast will love.
The “Harley Davidson Bulova Men's Watch” has a stainless steel band and an understated Harley Davidson and Bulova logo on the watch face. The silver patterned dial is unique with hour markers instead of the traditional 1-12. The Harley watch has a fold over buckle, safety clasp with a lock, to keep it extra secure while riding. The watch is water resistant up to 50 meters. About $100. Model 76A123
The “Harley Davidson Men’s Bar & Shield Bracelet Watch” has a heavy, stainless steel band and an extra large, easy to read watch face. The black and orange, bar and shield Harley logo is clearly displayed behind the watch dial. It’s water resistant up to 50 meters and has a fold over safety clasp. About $90. Model 76A019.
The “Harley Davidson Men’s Strap Watch” has a unique, antiqued pewter dial and a three dimensional Harley eagle in the center. This watch comes with a wide, black leather strap, stainless steel case and is water resistant up to 50 meters. About $90. Model 76A12.
The Harley Davidson Flame Watch has a dark grey dial with a reflective black and red flame design on the watch face. The watch has a stainless steel case, black leather strap and is water resistant. About $100. Model 76A16
The “Harley Davidson Men's Chronograph Watch” has both timekeeping and stopwatch functions. This watch has a black, patterned dial with a tachymeter, lapsed time, date window and chronograph. The stainless steel strap has a fold over buckle with a safety clasp and lock. The Chronograph watch is water resistant up to 50 meters. About $140. Model 78B113
With The Watch!
You may like this watch:
→ The Harley Davidson Bar & Shield Watch, The Harley Flame Watch or The Harley Strap Watch. Traditional, classic Harley.
→ The Harley Davidson new for 2009 Bulova Watch or the Chronograph Watch. Both with understated, Harley elegance.
Match The Man....
If you are….
• A traditional Harley guy who likes black tee-shirts, jeans, leather vests. You drive your Harley in all kinds of weather. Nice Harley tattoo!
• A Harley enthusiast, but mainly on the weekends. Monday- Friday you wear business suits, khaki’s, golf shirts. Your Harley comes out of the garage during the warm weather.
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Harley Women's Watches
Although there are fewer choices than the men’s line, Harley Davidson designs and distributes about ten women’s wrist watch models. Some of these watches look almost identical to the men’s versions, only made smaller. Others are very feminine and look more like jewelry than just a simple wrist watch. Here is an overview of some of the best selling Harley women’s watches.
The “Harley Davidson Women’s Bar & Shield Logo Watch”, has a classic look with a black dial, black leather strap and the black and orange Harley Bar & Shield logo. The watch hands have orange tips to match the Harley logo color scheme. The extra large, watch face is surrounded by a durable, silver, stainless steel casing. Water resistant. About $70. Model 76L10.
The “Harley Davidson Bulova Women's Watch” has a silver-white patterned dial, Swarovski crystal hour markers, 24 hour readout and an understated silver Harley Davidson logo embedded in the watch face. The stainless steel bracelet strap has a fold-over buckle clasp with a lock. This Harley watch is water resistant to 50 meters. About $170. Model 76N00.
The “Harley Davidson Women’s Bangle Watch” is unique, with three, interchangeable top rings which allow you to adjust the look of the watch face. Rings included are basic black, stainless steel with the Harley slogan and silver, shiny crystals. The stainless steel, watch strap looks and feels like a bangle bracelet. This Harley watch is water resistant to 50 meters. About $160. Model 76L25.
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Harley Pocket Watches
Harley Davidson designs and distributes just over 30 designs of men’s pocket watches, often considered collector’s items. Many of the watches are named after a specific Harley motorcycle model including the Electra-Glide, Chopper and Heritage Springer. Prices range from a low of about $30 to a high of about $160.
Since each pocket watch has a very specific Harley design and color scheme, you should browse before you buy and choose one that is right for you.
If you or your Harley enthusiast is a pocket watch collector, you may also be interested in purchasing a Harley Davidson watch display case. There are several designs available with wood and black accents and the Harley symbols and logos.
The Franklin Mint website has an extensive collection of Harley Men’s pocket watches which include detailed, color photos and product descriptions. Visit www.franklinmint.com for more information.
Where To Buy Harley Watches
There are a number of places to browse or purchase Harley Davidson watches. If you want to touch and feel before you buy, your best bet is a local Harley retailer. There you can feel the quality, weight and comfort of the watches first hand. The drawback is that the selection is usually very small.
If you want to view the largest selection of Harley watches available, and are comfortable make decisions via website descriptions, photos and buyer feedback, I strongly recommend purchasing your watch online.
Here are some specific options for “where to buy” your Harley watch:
Amazon.com: The Amazon.com website has an inventory of just under 100 different Harley Davidson watch models, about 80% are men’s styles and 20% are women’s styles. The site includes multiple watch photos, images and buyer feedback.
Harley Davidson Official Website: The Harley Davidson company website provides information on about 25 models of Harley Davidson watches. Unfortunately, watches can not be purchased on the website itself and visitors are instructed to go to an in-store Harley dealership to make purchases.
Local Harley Dealer: Most local Harley Davidson dealerships have a retail store with Harley Davidson watches and accessories. In addition, local dealers often create their own online stores. To find yours, Google the name and location of your local Harley Dealer and see what listings are provided.
Ebay: Individual sellers on Ebay list Harley Davidson watches on a regular basis. A recent search uncovered just under 200 listings, some used some new. Since this is not an official retailer, you can not always determine if the purchases are official Harley merchandise or knock-offs. But, you can negotiate the prices and attempt to get a great deal.
Giving Gallery: The Giving Gallery website stocks about 20 Harley Davidson watch models and unlike other sites, actually has Harley product discounts and offers free shipping on orders $79 or more. Visit www.givinggallery.com.
Franklin Mint: If you are in the market for pocket watches, The Franklin Mint website has an extensive selection and also sells the watch display cases. Note: They do not sell Harley wrist-watches. Visit www.franklinmint.com for more information.
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