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Mega-Rare Exclusive SWISS RAID Commando for Elite Special Forces

This watch was SOLD on April 25, 2014 (Destination: Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines).

swiss raid commando quartz watch
Gender: male
Accessories: none
Crystal: glass
Dial Width: 30 mm
Dial Height: 30 mm
Movement: quartz
Case: frosted stainless steel
Case Width: 42 mm without crown
Case Height: 48 mm with lugs
Band: fabric
Band Width: 18 mm
Band Length: fits up to 9 in
Serial Numbers on Back: 707

This is an authentic Swiss-made SWISS RAID Commando Special Forces Quartz Watch.

  • 99% Original SWISS RAID parts - new band & buckle!
  • white/red/yellow detail on matte black face
  • Arabic standard & military hours
  • white coated steel hands
  • frosted stainless steel case, screw-down crown, rotating bezel, back
  • stainless steel clasp & toggle rings
  • new black fabric band
  • 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 vintage 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.

swiss raid commando quartz watch

This watch was designed & manufactured exclusively for the competitors, known as "Raiders", of the prestigious Swiss Raid Commando. Today, watchmaker WENGER continues a SWISS RAID COMMANDO line of its own BUT!!! We are offering, for sale, the original & exclusive SWISS RAID COMMANDO Watch!

Only the best of the best among armed forces personnel were equiped with this item!

The Swiss Raid Commando was one of the most enduring & most important military competitions worldwide. It was addressed to very well trained, armed force personnel, who were willing to compete in a "commando" type exercise.

The first SRC was held in 1986, implemented by the Neuchatel officers’ society. The 18th edition took place in 2009. During each edition, an average of 650 soldiers compete, most of who come from elite troops from 15 different nations.

[Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia (April 10, 2014) • Swiss Raid Commando • Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swiss_raid_commando]

swiss raid commando quartz watch

EXTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *EXCELLENT condition (88-92%): Evidence of use is visible to the unaided eye. Scratches are light, but more numerous than "near mint".

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
swiss raid commando quartz watch

frosted stainless steel case

rotating stainless steel bezel with matte black & silver filler/insert

The bezel clicks when turned.

matte black dial or face in PRISTINE condition with crisp markings & a flawless surface

swiss raid commando quartz watch

white coated steel hands

white Arabic numeral standard 12-hour & military 24-hour markers

swiss raid commando quartz watch

white "SWISS RAID COMMANDO" name logo at 12 o'clock

red/white/yellow SWISS RAID COMMANDO emblem logo at 6 o'clock

white "SWISS MADE" also at 6 o'clock

clearly-marked white grid, where hours are also marked with luminous bars

The glass crystal has light scuffing. "SWISS RAID" appears blurry in some photos because of the scuffs.

THE DIAL IS ACTUALLY IN PRISTINE CONDITION!

swiss raid commando quartz watch

original SWISS RAID COMMANDO screw-down stainless steel crown

swiss raid commando quartz watch

new black fabric military band

Band Length: fits up to 9 in

swiss raid commando quartz watch

stainless steel clasp & toggle rings

swiss raid commando quartz watch

frosted case back embossed with "ALL STAINLESS STEEL", serial numbers, "WATER RESISTANT", "10 ATM" & "SWISS MADE"

encased quartz movement - cleaned, serviced & checked by our skilled technician

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