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Evolving at the forefront of watchmaking’s technical achievements for decades, Ball Watch is renowned for its exceptional timepieces designed with purpose and utility in mind. From its founding as the preeminent manufacturer of railroad watches to its expansive modern catalog, the brand remains focused on delivering robust watches for those who demand reliability and quality. The Ball Roadmaster Marine GMT is just one such example of how the brand balances its rich history with the demands of modern watchmaking.

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Ever since the Roadmaster collection was introduced, it has remained at the vanguard not only of Ball’s watches but of the larger tool watch category. In particular, the Ball Roadmaster Marine GMT stands out as a paragon of functionality and watch design acumen. The 40mm case is crafted from titanium for an ultralight wearing experience that ensures around-the-clock comfort. The ceramic bezel insert, together with the watch’s dial, allows for tracking three time zones simultaneously, while the Marine GMT’s patented GMT quick-set mechanism enables rapid adjustment of the GMT hand.

With a sapphire crystal and screw-down crown, the Roadmaster Marine GMT provides 200m of water resistance, ready for any environment. Its wide-notch 48-click bezel ensures no-fuss operation with tension perfectly calibrated for everyday use. Adding style to the Marine GMT (and the Roadmaster collection) is the fitted bracelet, constructed of titanium with stainless steel center links, with end links that fully meet the lugs and case, creating a seamless transition. The butterfly deployant clasp maintains a low profile, while half links ensure a perfect fit. With a 14mm height, the Marine GMT manages a deceivingly slim profile on the wrist thanks to its sleek silhouette.

As ever, Ball prioritizes legibility with its Roadmaster Marine GMT dial. Available in a number of colors, the dial is vibrant and balanced, with oversized numerals and markers and a day and date display at 3 o’clock. The handset offers excellent contrast against the dial, with a streamlined seconds hand and a bold triangular GMT hand with an elongated end. Ball brings its ingenuity to the GMT function: By turning and actuating the 8 or 10 o’clock pusher, you can quickly adjust the hand backward or forward. For the traveler, the clever mechanism means time changes on the fly with no effort, right on arrival.

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Of course, the Ball Roadmaster Marine GMT benefits from Ball’s trademark H3 tritium tubes for always-on luminescence. A combination of yellow and green baton and Arabic tube markers are applied to the dial, with the hour, minute, and GMT hands receiving a single tube. The effect is uncompromised legibility no matter the conditions. To supplement the glow of the tritium tubes on the dial, the ceramic bezel insert has been applied with Super-LumiNova. No matter where you take the Marine GMT, its incredible legibility will never falter.

Ball Watch’s technical prowess is on full display through a sapphire crystal set in the screw-down caseback. The Ball Roadmaster GMT features the chronometer-certified Swiss automatic Ball RR1203-C caliber. Tuned for exceptional timekeeping, the movement is shock resistant to 5,000G, anti-magnetic to 4,800A/m, and provides 38 hours of power at 28,800 vph. When originally released, using this movement made the Ball Roadmaster Marine GMT among the first GMT watches to have a day and date display, but what makes it unique is the patented in-house modification that allows for the quick-set GMT functionality. This development and others have been developed by Ball Watch’s first spin-off company, Patrick’s Labs, a research and development center focused on horological advancement that continues to keep Ball at the forefront of mechanical timekeeping.

It’s no small feat for a brand with such a rich history to step beyond that history into something new. Building on Ball’s incredible past, the Ball Roadmaster Marine GMT delivers a robust, modern tool watch that’s ready for every adventure. With its always-on tritium lume, streamlined titanium case, and unrivaled legibility, the watch is an easy choice for both discerning watch lovers and globetrotting adventurers. The Ball Roadmaster Marine GMT is priced at $3,249 USD. For more information, please visit the Ball Watch website.

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