Marathon TSAR Quartz Dive Watch Overview
This Marathon watch is manufactured in accordance with GSA Stocked Item Purchase Description, and is now under GSA contract – US Government NSN 6645-20-001-9382 (6645200019382). The intended use is dive, search, and rescue (SAR).
The screw down crown and 20mm wide 100% vulcanized black rubber strap with Swiss-made 316L stainless steel buckle ensure excellent performance under water. Referred to as the Marathon “TSAR” watch, it has been tested to meet IAW ISO 6425 and Canadian government specifications. The watch also includes a scratch resistant sapphire crystal face. Commonly called the TSAR (pronounced "tea sarr").
Engraved markings on the watch back include details such as date of production & serial numbers for traceability and maintenance. Case dimensions are 42mm without crown, 48mm lug-to-lug, with 20mm lugs.
Available With and Without US Government Insignia
- WW194007 - U.S. Government Insignia
- WW194007NGM - Sterile Dial
Weighing in at a hefty 16 ounces, the Marathon TSAR is a watch with definite style and a solid build. This quartz dive watch is designed for performance above and below the water, and is water resistant to a depth of 30 atmospheres (300 meters/1000 feet). Although intended for use in dive, search, and rescue scenarios, it also performs well at high altitudes.
The watch’ bezel incorporates uni-directional movement. Internal hour and minute hands are powered by tritium, while the sweep second hand has a MaraGlo illuminated triangle with thin red border. The 14mm case height is enough to remind you the watch is there without weighing you down. The battery replacement for this Marathon quartz watch model is #371.
Now Includes hand-rubbed lacquer storage & display box.
Marathon Dive Watch Size Comparison:
From the Manufacturer…
“…Diver’s Quartz is an authentic military watch intended for dive, search and rescue… Each watch is individually numbered and engraved with date production and serial number for traceability and maintenance…”
|Color:||Stainless Steel (Raw)|
|Product Type:||Diving,Military Issue,Pilot / Aviation,Search and Rescue (SAR)|
|Dial:||Sterile Dial - Does NOT Show "U.S. Government",U.S. Government|
|Crystal:||Scratch Resistant Sapphire|
|Case Material:||Stainless Steel 316L|
|Water Resistance:||30 Atmospheres (300m/1000ft.)|
|Strap Material:||Vulcanized Rubber (20mm)|
|Watch Weight:||110 grams (3.9 oz.)|