As May 2020 begins, so does another aBlogtoWatch giveaway! This month, we’re giving away this rugged Marathon Arctic Edition Medium Search And Rescue Automatic with Date and Tritium 36MM Automatic (MSAR Automatic, for short) dive watch. Built to the same standards as Marathon’s U.S. military-issue timepieces, the Marathon MSAR Automatic brings durable utilitarian performance in a compact 36mm case size.

This 36mm stainless steel case is incredibly tough and functional, with a tall, easy-to-use rotating dive bezel and prominent knurled crown. This clean, simple diver form offers a solid 300 meters of water resistance.

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Designed for maximum legibility in any conditions, the white dial of the Marathon MSAR Automatic is dominated by its syringe hands, oversized Arabic numerals, and use of tritium gas tubes in place of more commonplace luminous paint. These unusual elements provide a continuous steady glow regardless of lighting conditions, keeping this watch glowing all the way through the night while other dials slowly lose their charge.

Marathon powers the MSAR Automatic with a modified Sellita SW200 automatic movement. To meet the harsh environment needs of the MSAR, this staple automatic powerplant has been adjusted for additional torque to handle the weight of tritium tubes, as well as provided with an additional Incabloc shock absorber. This modified movement offers 48 hours of power reserve.

Marathon completes the package on the MSAR Automatic with a brushed three-link oyster bracelet that is as handsome as it is tough. Marathon currently prices this watch at $1,070. 

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To Enter You Must:

  1. Comment on this post below (on, not Facebook, or elsewhere you might see this article) before the giveaway is over with your valid e-mail address where required. (If you’ve signed up for the commenting system before, your e-mail should already be in there.) For a chance to win, share in the comments with what you’d like to see next from the brand.
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  1. Wait until the giveaway is over on May 31, 2020, for the winner to be chosen at random. A couple of basic rules. You can only enter once. You must comment with a valid e-mail address where you can be reached. Your comment must be confirmed and approved. You must complete the objectives to be considered. You are responsible for providing your contact shipping information if you are chosen. Shipping restrictions to non-U.S. entrants may apply, based on sponsor’s policies. Giveaway watch selection based on sponsor’s inventory and watch availability. All comments made after the end of the giveaway period will not be considered. If you are chosen as a winner, you then have 24 hours to ensure receipt of your full shipping information or an alternative winner will be chosen. For the full terms and conditions, please click here.

Good luck, and thanks to Marathon, sponsor of the Marathon MSAR Automatic watch giveaway on aBlogtoWatch!

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