Boccia titanium watches – the only line of watches produced entirely from titanium
Boccia titanium watches is a line of timepieces marketed by the US based Universal Watch Company. The brand name was coined in 1996, and, though the Universal corporation cataloque has many watch, the specific of the Boccia line is that is marketed as the single watch line that is entirely made by products manufactured from the titanium metal.
According to their claims this includes crowns, buttons of chronographs, link bracelets, flex bands, buckles of leather straps, earring backs, and clasps. The only non-titanium component in Boccia watches are the mesh bracelets, which are made of stainless steel.
UWC was founded in 1994 by former jewelry retailer Raphael Cohen. Boccia watches are produced in Hong Kong by a subsidiary of Tutima Germany. Swiss and Japanese watch movements are used.
Tutima traces its founding as back as 1927 and is one of the few German manufacturers of high-grade professional instrument watches that can be easily compared to the long established Swiss masters of the watch industry.
Apart from being the single timepiece is line that is manufactured in all titanium, Boccia watch shines as being the first product that has left the sport, out-door, rugged arena and introduced titanium as a manufacturing material in mainstream watches.
Boccia titanium watches are marketed in several subcategories which are identified by a numeric designation. – 100, 300, 400, 500, 600 and 3000. The products themselves are further identified inside the series by using additional numbering – 101, 345, 3141 and so on.
The 3000 series is further subdivided in men’s, ladies and unisex categories. Prices vary, but in general, Boccia watches are regarded as "affordable" with retail prices ranging in the couple of hundreds area.
Apart from taking the most out of titanium properties due to extensive use of the metal, all Boccia watches are water resistant to at least 99 feet and are usually sold with a two year warranty.
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