Known for their toughness, reliability, and luminosity; military watches are becoming a go-to option for the explorers and adventurous souls.
Watches have become one of the most exquisite of all accessories. They never fail to add a statement look to our routine attire. From the Haute Horlogerie pieces bejewelled with the high-end jewels to the daily wear smartwatches, today there are a plethora of options to choose from. This time, we bring to you some of the best pieces from military watches that are characterized by precision and durability. For the unversed, Military watches are known for being functional timepieces that are water-resistant, are easily readable, and are luminescent. Their designs take cues from the watches that are worn by military men, pilots, and marine personnel showing they are made for rough and tough personalities.
For instance, Montblancs 1858 Geosphere Limited Edition Automatic Chronograph 42mm Bronze and NATO Watch’ is a case in point amongst military watches. Crafted in Switzerland the watch comes with a durable NATO strap and bronze case. One of the attractive features of the watch includes an engraving of the slogan Spirit of Mountain Exploration which can bring a thrilling adventurer in us. What further gives a rugged feel is that the watch comes with an army-green dial, anti-reflective domed sapphire glass crystal and bronze coated titanium engraved case back.
What further gives a rugged feel is that the watch comes with an army-green dial, anti-reflective domed sapphire glass crystal and bronze coated titanium engraved case back.
Another, military watch that can impress us is the IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN’s ‘Pilot Mark XVIII Le Petit Prince Edition Automatic 40 mm Leather Watch’. While the previous one had an army dial, this watch has a navy dial with luminescent white numerals and indices. It has a solid stainless steel case with an anti-magnetic soft-iron inner case. Made in Switzerland, the watch is water-resistant making it suitable for rugged terrain and inner water use. Its clean-lined look and strong built emanates an original aviator style. Another, sturdy option to look for is Panerais ‘Radiomir 1940 3 Days Automatic Acciaio 42mm Stainless Steel and Leather Watch’. The timepiece is polished with a bright stainless steel case and is powered by p.4000 caliber automatic movement. Its dial is made of Arabic numerals and graphic indices that fulfill the need for clarity. However, the watch is more elegant compared to the previous robust options, given its brown strap is designed with cream stitching. If you wish to opt for something more resilient and craggy, then there are many options apart from these curated ones that you can go for.
If you wish to opt for something more resilient and craggy, then there are many options apart from these curated ones that you can go for.