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RNIB large easy-to-see watch, black crocodile strap

Product code: CW229
£27.59 (inc VAT) £22.99 (ex VAT)

The ex VAT price will apply to blind or partially sighted people, or someone buying on their behalf.

This gent's easy-to-see watch has a clear white face featuring bold numbers and hands, and a black crocodile-effect, synthetic leather strap. Five ATM water resistance means this watch is suitable for swimming in shallow water and while showering.

This gentleman’s easy-to-see watch has a clear, white face with bold black numbers and hands with a navy blue second hand. Fitted with a black PU, crocodile-effect strap, this watch is completed with a silver buckle and enlarged stylish crown, for easier time setting.

This watch is five ATM water-resistant, meaning that it is suitable for surface swimming only. RNIB does not guarantee watch straps and batteries. A synthetic leather strap is supplied, as leather straps can become damaged with water exposure.


  • Easy-to-see gents watch with black crocodile-effect strap
  • White, clear dial
  • Bold black hands and numbers with navy second hand
  • Enlarged, stylish crown for easier time setting
  • Black crocodile-effect synthetic leather strap
  • Water resistant: five ATM 
  • Supplied with lithium battery
  • Case diameter: 40 mm
  • Size: 206mm +/- 5mm (8.1” +/- 0.2”)
  • Weight: 50g (1.76oz)
  • 12 month warranty

Important note about water-resistant watches

  • There can be confusion with the meaning of water resistance ratings on watches. If marked with 50 metres or five ATM this doesn't mean that it can be used at depths of 50 metres, but the rating refers to the amount of pressure the watch can withstand. At five ATM, the watch can be worn while swimming in shallow water or while showering. It is also splash- and rain-resistant. It is not recommended to wear water-resistant watches in a hot shower, sauna or hot tub. The extreme heat can damage them.
  • RNIB water-resistant watches CW229EXP (men's expanding strap), CW229 (men's crocodile strap), CW230EXP (ladies' expanding strap) and CW230 (ladies' crocodile strap) specify five ATM, so are suitable for the activities described above.
  • To maintain water resistance, ensure that the crown remains pushed in and the time isn't set while in water as this can allow moisture into the watch. After swimming it is recommended to rinse the watch so there isn't build-up of salt or chlorine – which could cause irritation.

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If you find this product is unsuitable for your needs, or is faulty, then follow our returns instructions to ensure we deal with your enquiry efficiently.  Some products cannot be returned.  More information can be found in product description where applicable. 

Special order products are non-returnable unless faulty. We kindly ask our customers to ensure that any faulty products being returned are packaged securely for stable transit, or the warranty may be voided. Where possible, please use the original packaging. These include specially ordered items that are not part of our standard range. This also includes personalised items, including computer packages, as well as special order canes, walking sticks and more.

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