Usually, high performance chronographs cost quite a bit of money. After all, you’re getting a high-precision high-quality timepiece that tells you several time measurements in a rugged case that can handle outdoor stresses. Sadly, too many chronographs focus too much on a ‘high performance’ look instead of actually being rugged enough to handle the great outdoors. Many of these timepieces have the right look but don’t necessarily have the durability and mission-critical performance that you’d expect from a chronograph. Also, many chronograph timepieces pack some sticker shock. Too many watch fans find out that they’re paying quite a premium for a chronograph ‘look.’ Well, leave it to Invicta to upend the way the timepiece industry has positioned chronographs. True to Invicta’s maverick approach to time pieces, you’re in for a bit of a surprise with the Invicta Men’s 6412 Python Collection Chronograph.
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Overview & Thoughts
Wouldn’t it be nice to get top-notch chronograph performance without paying through the nose? Wouldn’t it be nice to get a Swiss chronograph without the typical Swiss price? Well, I can’t say was all that surprised to find out about the Invicta Men’s 6412 Python Collection Chronograph. This is one model where you get all the performance and great look of a proper chronograph, Swiss quality and precision, and great outdoor appeal. What’s missing? The Swiss pricing. This fact alone makes this model worth writing home about. On a feature for feature basis, this unit not only acquits itself well, it calls into question why many other chronograph models feature bloated pricing.
6412 Style: Chronograph
The typical chronograph design is all about performance, versatility, and adaptability. However, other design elements like its case and dials round out the picture and give clues as to the real value and capability of the chronograph. Sadly, the chronograph ‘look’ is one of the most mimicked design styles in the world of timepieces. Often, many pieces that look like they are the real deal flat out disappoint when it comes to performance. Thankfully, that’s the not the case with the Invicta Men’s 6412 Python. This timepiece is water-resistant, hardy, and, did I say it looks great?
Movement Type: Swiss quartz
Your jaw might have dropped to the floor when you scoped out the price of this timepiece. However, if you consider the fact that it is powered by Swiss quartz technology, you can see why it comes in at the price it does. Not only do you get Swiss performance, you also get reliable quartz battery technology. Definitely a winning mix if you’re looking for a true chronograph value.
Special Features: Luminous
There’s no need to grope around in the dark if you have this timepiece strapped to your wrist. When it comes to solid chronograph value, the Invicta Men’s 6412 Python Collection Chronograph makes a great showing. Not only do you get genuine Swiss technology and high-level chronograph performance along with that snazzy chronograph design that’s been a proven hit, you also get this whole package at a recession era-friendly price.