Military NavigatorModel WW194001DT By Marathon
Marathon have been engaged in the manufacture of fine Swiss watches since 1939. Members of the Federation de l'industrie Horlogere Suisse, all manufacture takes place at their base in Chaux de Fonds to the most exacting standards of the Swiss watchmaking industry. Each and every watch movement is produced to Marathon's own demanding standards for accuracy and performance.
The Marathon Military Navigator Pilots Quartz is a highly accurate watch built to strict military specifications under MIL-PRF-46374G, the Navigator Pilots Quartz is a watch made to withstand the challenges that may face it in both a professional or everyday environment.
First developed by Marathon Watch Company in 1986, the Navigator Pilots Quartz was developed as a request by Kelley Air Force Base for a watch which could be used in situations a pilot or parachutist would encounter. Marathon fulfilled this request with the Navigator Pilots Quartz. Made from a special fibershell case that is water resistant to 6 ATM (60m), sweat and shock resistant, as well as lightweight.
Included with the Military Navigator Pilots Quartz is a 20 millimetre width nylon strap made underMIL-S-46383B, Type III.The Military Navigator Pilots Quartz also uses a special acrylic crystal resistant to rapid changes in pressure that are experienced by a parachutists that would cause a watch’s crystal to shatter or pop off of the watch.
The Navigator Pilots Quartz is made in La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland to guarantee the highest level of quality and accuracy in manufacturing. Powered by a Swiss made, high torque, 3 jewel ETA F06 Quartz movement, the Navigator Pilots Quartz guarantees you a high degree of accuracy in timekeeping. The ETA F06 is accurate to -0.3/+0.5 seconds per day and includes an End of Life (EOL) indicator that will make the seconds hand jump once every 4 seconds to inform you that a battery change is needed. The Navigator Pilots Quartz uses self contained Tritium gas tubes to ensure constant visibility in low light situations, a tube is placed on each hour marker, hand, and at the 12 hour marker in the bezel. Tritium tubes are self illuminating gas tubes which contain an isotope of hydrogen that glows consistently for years.
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