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 […]
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! 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 […]
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 — 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 […]
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, […]
Check out our new category of horological miscellany! From time to time I come across new old stock plates, shipping cases, and other interesting items that related to horology in one way or another. These are often fun and useful bits of history that you won’t find anywhere else.
Extended by popular demand! Buy $100 in new Marathon Watch products (watches and/or accessories) and get a free logo watchcap (aka toque) and patch. It’s getting cold out! Get yours today!
I started selling Marathon navigators in the 1990s and am always impressed with the way the company continues to expand on its product line and come out with new and improved product. The latest addition to the product line are the general purpose field watches in stainless steel cases. They have introduced both the General Purpose […]
Marathon Watch Repair and Servicing We recently returned from a visit to Marathon Watch Company and learned of some exciting developments regarding Marathon watch repair. It’s always a pleasure to make this visit to their offices in Toronto, Canada. We have a long relationship with Marathon that started in the 1990s and have sold their watches […]