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MARATHON Navigators US Armed Forces / Military Issue

This watch was SOLD on April 21, 2014 (Destination: Tecumseh, ON, Canada).

navigators by marathon military quartz watch
Gender: male
Crystal: glass
Dial Width: 30 mm
Dial Height: 30 mm
Movement: jeweled quartz
Case: fiber glass/noryl
Case Width: 42 mm without crown
Case Height: 47 mm with lugs
Serial Numbers on Back: CAGE 38776, 6645-01-364-4042, MIL-PRF-46374G, SPO440-04-D-1170-0001
Bracelet: fabric
Bracelet Width : 20 mm
Bracelet Length: measures up to 9 in

This is an authentic Swiss Made MARATHON Navigators Military Quartz Watch

  • 99% Original MARATHON parts - new band & buckle!
  • white detail against matte black face
  • white detail against black bezel
  • stainless steel crown (coated), back, toggles & clasp
  • fiber glass/noryl case
  • new black fabric band
  • jeweled quartz movement
I described this watch as having 99% all-original parts though the band & clasp are new because in the case of military bands, the buckle always comes with the band. Therefore, we consider the band & buckle as 1 unit/part.

This watch keeps good time & is in good working condition! Add this to your collection of quality timepieces!

The photos presented below are of the actual item for sale. Kindly study them carefully because what you see is what you will get. We try our best to describe watches as accurately as we can that's why we present them visually & literally. In case we missed a few points, you are welcome to ask questions.

navigators by marathon military quartz watch

EXTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *VERY GOOD condition (83-87%): The watch shows what might be considered normal wear by a careful owner who wore the watch regularly. Scratches are evident, but no nicks or dings. May have replacement parts. A sound, attractive presentation overall.

INTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *EXCELLENT condition (88-92%): Working perfectly, needs no repair or service.

*condition descriptives mainly based on the Timezone Grading System
navigators by marathon military quartz watch

black fiber glass/noryl case

matte black dial or face

navigators by marathon military quartz watch

black fiber glass/noryl bezel with white detail

The bezel is fixed in place & appears to have been repaired at some point
navigators by marathon military quartz watch

luminous coated white steel hands

white Arabic numeral hour markers (12 Hour with corresponding 24 Hour)

navigators by marathon military quartz watch

white radioactive symbol at 3 o'clock

white "H3" at 10 o'clock

H3 is Hydrogen-3 or Tritium, which is a radioactive isotope of hydrogen that glows in the dark! That's what make the hands of the watch glow. The watch has a few microcuries of H3 to make it glow without power.

[Ridenour, JWU.S. Army/Military • personal communication • October 26, 2012]

white "SWISS MADE" at 6 o'clock

clearly-marked white grid with luminous bars marking hours

navigators by marathon military quartz watch

original MARATHON coated black steel crown

clear glass crystal

navigators by marathon military quartz watch

new black fabric band

Bracelet Length: measures up to 9 in

navigators by marathon military quartz watch

new stainless steel clasp & toggles

navigators by marathon military quartz watch

stainless steel case back embossed with the following:

  • WATCH. WRIST: NAVIGATORS
  • MIL-PRF-46374G
  • 6645-01-364-4042
  • 26 MILLICURIES
  • NRC ID: 54-28526-01E
  • SPO440-04-D-1170-0001
  • JUN 2004
  • CAGE 38776

Swiss-made jeweled quartz movement

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