Based on the M1A2
Abrams main battle tank, this watch features design elements inspired by the
iconic vehicle. The case, along with massive crown protector, has the side view
of a tank commander hatch. The crown itself is machined in the shape of a road
wheel. The dial features a number of design call outs from the tank. The
numbers and ‘V’ are taken from unit marks. The lower part of the dial features
a mesh texture (2 level dial) calling out the basket mesh for supplies behind
the turret. The date window surround is formed based on the Browning .50
machine gun mount, while etchings and bolt holes mimic the texture of the
This massive watch itself
is built like a tank! The thick walled case (45mm x 14.2mm high) seems as invulnerable as
heavy tank armor, while the large 2mm thick sapphire crystal provides extra
protection for the dial and mechanism within.
The heavy crown is screw-down for added water resistance to 50 meters depth.
The Swiss made Ronda quartz movement features an industrial style GMT (military
time) crescent read-out. Each case back is individually numbered, as the
variants are all limited editions. The track-like silicon strap enables the
weighty timepiece to be worn with surprising comfort and ease, even on small
M1 Tank Watch with 2mm thick sapphire crystal set within the massively thick armored 316L hardened steel case. Screw in crown with thick protector surround. Tank tough!