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Feldmar Gift Guide: Child’s First Watch


What was your first watch? A child’s first watch is a special rite of passage. If you’re a watch enthusiast, you certainly remember getting your first watch. . . and you may even still wear it to this day. If you’re planning to gift your child their first watch this holiday season and don’t know where to start, we’ve got you covered. Check out our picks below.

Nixon Siren

Nixon Siren
Nixon Siren

The Nixon Siren is easy to read, durable and waterproof – the perfect combination of characteristics for a younger child. The ultra-soft silicone band offers a comfortable option for those who aren’t used to wearing something on their wrist daily. The Siren comes in a variety of colors – pale pink, tangerine, lilac, citrus, aqua and more.

Gucci GG2570

Gucci GG2570
Gucci GG2570

An accessory that a young woman can wear from a young age into adulthood, a Gucci watch is an absolutely timeless choice. The GG2570 features a diamond bezel and a white sun-brushed dial adorned with the brand’s celebrated ‘G.’


Citizen Mickey Mouse

Citizen Mickey Mouse
Citizen Mickey Mouse

M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E. What child wouldn’t love looking down and seeing Mickey Mouse on their wrist? The Disney watches by Citizen feature Mickey silhouettes and subtle Disney design references. The timepieces are powered by Eco-Drive technology meaning they never need a battery. If your child is more into action, check out Citizen’s Marvel line featuring watches inspired by Spider-Man, Captain America, The Hulk and more.


G-Shock Baby-G

Colorful and fun, the Baby G models by G-SHOCK certainly make a statement. Offering the ultimate in durability and shock resistance, G-SHOCK’s are often referred to as “watches that never break” so they are sure to withstand any adventure a child takes them on.

Hamilton Khaki Field Auto 42mm

Want to be a ‘star’ with your child? Get them the watch that starred in their favorite flick. Hamilton is known as the “movie brand” and offers timepieces seen in Captain America (like the Khaki Field Auto pictured), Interstellar, Men in Black and more.

Hamilton Khaki Field Auto
Hamilton Khaki Field Auto

Alpina Smart Watch

Alpina Mens Smart Watch
Alpina Men’s Horological Smart Watch

Have an active child? Get them a smartwatch that can keep up. Though it looks like a non-smartwatch at first glance, this innovative timepiece connects to a smartphone and collects physical activity data, provides helpful alerts, stores information in the cloud and more.

Mido Multifort Touchdown Special Edition

Mido Multifort Touchdown
Mido Multifort Touchdown

Whether your child plays or simply loves the sport, the Mido Multifort Touchdown is the ideal gift for any football fanatic. Featuring a brown Horween football leather strap and a stylish black dial, this timepiece is game day ready.

Bonus: Shop Pre-Owned

A pre-owned timepiece offers the perfect opportunity to get a classic gift within a certain budget. Pre-owned watches are often marked down considerably from their original price. All of our pre-owned watches are inspected by a watchmaker to ensure their authenticity and come with a warranty.

Whether it’s a child, a parent, a significant other or someone else, Feldmar can help you find the perfect holiday gift for everyone on your list! Give us a call or stop into our store to work with one of our experts.

For more tips on shopping for a child’s first watch, see this post.

About The Author: Scott Meller


Born and raised in Los Angeles, Scott joined Feldmar Watch Company, Inc. under the tutelage of his father, Sol. As a fourth generation family member, Scott’s forward-thinking business acumen has placed Feldmar on the cutting edge of the luxury timepiece market. Scott’s favorite part about working at Feldmar is being a part of his family’s multi-generational business and having worked alongside his father. His accomplishments are many, including the expansion and remodel of the Feldmar flagship store, as well as a second location inside The Beverly Hilton.

Since attending Santa Monica College, Scott has become an expert in the technical aspects of the timepieces sold at Feldmar. Each year, he travels to Switzerland—the watchmaking capital of the world—to attend the Baselword Watch & Jewelry Fair and build upon his extensive knowledge of this quickly-evolving industry.

Scott is very proud of the way Feldmar customers are put first: “We regularly go out of our way to meet the needs of our clients. A client once purchased a rather significant watch as a birthday gift for his brother who lived in New York. Our client asked how we were going to deliver the gift and we responded with the typical answer, we would ship it by FedEx. After we answered his question, we could tell that he wanted a more personalized experience for the delivery and offered to have it hand-delivered by one of our associates. He lit up at the thought, and so off went one of our associates to New York City for the day to hand-deliver the gift.”

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