Pilot’s Navigator Watch by Marathon with Date and Tritium, available in 3 colors and a choice of 4 dials! This is the current issue, USAF, USN, USMC and IDF Duvdevan and has been issued and worn by troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Marathon Military Navigator Pilot’s Quartz with Date and Tritium is a highly accurate watch built to strict military specifications – in accordance with MIL-PRF-46374G Type III, Class 1 US Government Specification. First developed by Marathon Watch Company in 1986, the Military Navigator Pilot’s Quartz with Date and Tritium is designed for pilots, parachutists, and law enforcement, and is made to withstand the challenges that may face it in a professional or everyday environment. The Military Navigator Pilot’s Quartz with Date uses a special acrylic crystal which is resistant to extreme rapid changes in pressure that would be experienced by a parachutists and would normally cause a watch’s crystal to shatter or come loose from the watch.
The unit features a high quality Swiss made high precision Quartz Movement with Date feature. The watch is water resistant to 6 ATM (196 Ft) and is designed for maintaining accuracy at high altitude to 35,000 FT without compensating pressurization. The case is made of an extremely durable nylon/fiberglass composite material and has a 41mm case size which is 13mm thick. The rotating outer bezel provides marking for a second time zone. The dial is signed “Marathon” and features the radioactive symbol (Tritium isotope), with your choice of 3 additional government markings. Tritium tubes are self illuminating gas tubes which contain an isotope of hydrogen that glows 20 times brighter than an ordinary luminous watch. They will not dull over time like normal photoluminescent (glow in the dark) paint which requires an external light source to create a glow. The stainless steel back has engraved full military markings including “Watch, Wrist: Navigators” and Nato Stock Number 6645-01-544-9475.
This is brand new and comes complete with matching nylon flight strap (watch can be worn on the wrist or over one’s flight jacket) and original box and instructions. 2 year manufacturer’s warranty.
Proudly hand made in La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland, the Navigator Pilot’s Quartz with date uses an ETA F06 high-torque 3 jewels Quartz movement with EOL (End-of-Life) indicator.
Highly recommended — Makes a great everyday timekeeper.