Intriguing Must-Have High Quality Holiday Gifts From Hammacher Schlemmer

Oct 07, 2010, 12:13 ET from Hammacher Schlemmer

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Gifts that promote better health and well being, and clever items for coffee lovers, readers, and golfers are among the must-have gifts this holiday season.

"For 162 years, Hammacher Schlemmer has matched the pulse of American consumers and their desire to have the best products for the home, entertainment, fitness, business, and personal use," said Fred Berns, general manager of Hammacher Schlemmer. "We continue to offer the best, the only, and the unexpected, to meet consumers' desires for clever solutions to everyday needs."

Hammacher Schlemmer (, America's longest running catalog and online source for intriguing and unusual high-quality gifts, offers an early look at Holiday 2010, available at or 800-543-3366.

For the Coffee Lover

Handheld Espresso Maker makes espresso in the palm of your hand without using electricity. The globular head holds freshly ground coffee and hot water, and with the pull of the trigger the unit extracts coffee that the New York Times describes as "sophisticated and balanced...delicious espresso" (#79423, $189.95).

Gifts for Better Health & Well Being

Foldaway Recumbent Exercise Bike encourages riders to sit upright and pedal with correct spinal posture. The bicycle has LCD for simple navigation of workout menus, heart rate, exercise time, speed, calories burned, and distance traveled, and the bike's resistance adjusts at the turn of a knob. It folds in seconds to half its set-up size for unobtrusive storage (#78468, $199.95).

Circulation Improving Leg Wraps have six airbags that inflate and deflate to improve circulation, soothe sore muscles, and reduce swelling in lower extremities. The compression intervals stimulate circulation in the thighs, hamstrings, calves, and feet and help facilitate blood flow back to the heart. Select from three levels of intensity and seven programs that pinpoint different areas and at varying intervals. (#76534, $149.95)

Gifts for Readers

Bedtime Reader's Nightstand offers six open shelves to keep bedtime reading material organized and easily accessible. This attractive nightstand helps reduce clutter and holds enough reading material to sate even the most voracious bedtime reader. Despite its large storage capacity, the nightstand requires only 1-1/2' sq. of floor space. (#76536, $199.95)

New York Public Library Reading Lamp Designed for the grand Rose Main Reading Room, this solid brass base and shade lamp provides scholars, researchers and murder mystery readers with clean, bright, focused light. (#75056, $379.95)

Gifts for Golfers

Gyroscopic Golf Trainer is the golf swing-training club with a gyroscope built into the head that keeps the clubface on-plane, encouraging proper technique during backswing, downswing, and release. A leading swing coach for PGA Tour Major Champions said, "it's the only product that lets golfers feel what it's like to have a technically correct swing." (#78135, $199.95)

Golf Ball Locating Glasses helps to filter light as it passes through, causing white balls repeatedly hit into the rough to stand out against dark backgrounds. Form fitting wraparound styling (#79460; $39.95).

Hammacher Schlemmer is known for its unconditional, unwavering lifetime guarantee policy. Gift certificates are available, and gift wrapping is available at an additional charge.

Hammacher Schlemmer is America's longest running catalog, offering the Best, the Only, and the Unexpected since 1848. The company provides unique products that solve problems or represent the only one of their kind, and backs its products by a rather famous Lifetime Guarantee of Complete Satisfaction. Hammacher Schlemmer's innovative offerings are available through its catalog (800-543-3366), online at, or at the New York City store, 147 East 57th Street.

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