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Wristwatches…a legacy of World War I

On the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I, The War to End all Wars, I thought this article from the WSJ was interesting: From The Wall Street Journal has selected 100 legacies from World War I that continue to shape our lives today One of these  legacies is wristwatches, by  Sarah Sloat — Today it […]

Actual military ssue Marathon TSAR watch

SEMPER FIDELIS: Out of Iraq: The Story of an Issued Military Watch

This article originally appeared on OCTOBER 15, 2018 in the  WATCHES section of Gear Patrol, By JON CUSTIS,  Photo by HUNTER D. KELLEY A former Marine speaks about the Marathon TSAR he was issued while in the service and how he used it downrange….. Although an entire genre of horology is dedicated to the military-issued watch, there are very few accounts written […]

Marathon Watch Summer Sale! Free morale patch!

Marathon Watch Summer Sale! Free morale patch!

Marathon Watch Summer Sale! Free morale patch! Summer is here and what better time of year to get something special for father’s day (whether it is your dad or you are the dad)?  Right now has never been a better time to pick up our authentic military issue Marathon watches or accessories.  For a limited […]

New Marathon black GSAR dive watch

Introducing the new Marathon Black GSAR Dive Watch

Windy City Watch Collector is pleased to introduce the new Marathon black GSAR dive watch.  Marathon’s new Anthracite Black Search & Rescue Diver’s Automatic wrist watch features sleek matte Anthracite IP coating on the watch case, bezel and crown elevates the watch and provides superior scratch resistance. The Anthracite IP coating is 3 times harder than stainless steel! The Marathon […]

Marathon Watch Winter Promotion

Winter Savings & Purchase Marathon watches : Get Free Marathon Winter Cap, patch + KFS set

Marathon Watch Winter Promotion — Prosperous, Healthy 2018 to all!  Still Time to Order! Celebrate the 2018 w/ select additional savings on Marathon Watches & this great promotion! Winter is here with beautiful days and cold evenings.  Marathon watches are a great item for extreme times!  Strap on a new Marathon military watch and get […]

Books on sale — Benefit NAWCC

The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) promotes horology.  This weekend, they are having a sale on extra books from their library as well as tools and parts: Up to 25% off sale on selected items in NAWCC’s eBay store. Be sure to check it out.  If you are not already a member, […]