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During the Second World War, a growing need for military timekeepers for all kinds of different applications evolved. Thus, for example, belonged to every radio station, whether portable or stationary, a so-called radio-station's clock. Quick readability due to large digits on a clean dial where the key features of these timepieces. It is this simple but highly functional design that inspired us to re-design our Military-series, led on by the new Military 42. The 42 in the name stands for the case's diameter of 42mm, a very wearable size, neither too big nor is it likely to be too small. The classic snake hands harmonize very well with the large numbers that are only interrupted at 6 clock by the subsidiary dial for the small seconds. The domed sapphire crystal with two anti-reflective coatings on the inside allows a clear view of these components of timekeeping, that even without light remain visible, thanks to the generous use of Swiss luminous paint. Turning the DLC-coated stainless steel case of, the Military 42 around, will reveal yet another crystal. It lets one have a good view of the richly decorated ETA Unitas 6498 manual winding caliber, an extremely robust movement that fulfilled its duties in pocket watches already decades ago. A classic mechanical Swiss movement. And so the new Military 42 may have what it takes to become a classic as well, a must-have for any watch collection.
Type: Military 42 black
Item no.: 100-0470
ETA Unitas 6498-1, made in Switzerland
18,000 vibrations per hour..
Geneva stripes 18 lines ( inhouse design)
Hour and minute hands silver, with superluminova old Radium..
Second hand on the “6”.. in red
case, stainless steel...black matt DLC
Case: Satin stainless steel...black matt DLC
Back: Stainless steel screwed (see through window)
Diameter: 42 mm (1.65 inches), without crown
height: 13 mm
Weight: 96 g
Dial: black matt
Crystal: Sapphire, domed, with double anti-reflecting coating on the interior side
Bezel: Stainless steel black matt DLC
Indices: Arabian, Superluminova 3D printing, old Radium
Lug width: 22 mm
WaterRes: 3 ATM, limited water resistant, no swimming or shower
Strap: Russian leather vintage brown, 22 mm
Buckle: Stainless steel black DLC pin buckle, OEM 22 mm, screwed with logo