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Swiss Military Calibre Men's 06-5R1-04-007 Racer Black Dial Steel Bracelet Watch


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  • Swiss made
  • Stainless-steel bezel
  • Date
  • Second hand
  • Water-resistant to 330 feet (100 M)
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Watch Information
Brand, Seller, or Collection Name Swiss Military Calibre
Model number 06-5R1-04-007
Part Number 06-5R1-04-007
Model Year 2013
Item Shape Round
Dial window material type Mineral
Display Type Analog
Clasp Fold-Over Push-Button Clasp with Safety
Case material Stainless steel
Case diameter 45
Case Thickness 12
Band Material Stainless steel
Band length Men's Standard
Band width 22 millimeters
Band Color Silver
Dial color Black
Bezel material Stainless steel
Bezel function Stationary
Calendar Date
Special features includes a seconds-hand
Item weight 16 Ounces
Movement Quartz
Water resistant depth 330 Feet
Warranty type Contact seller of record

Product Description

This Swiss Military Men's Sport multifunction stainless-steel watch features a handsome dial. The luminous hands, bar-shaped indexes at all hours, and a minute track offer added convenience. Plus, the matte look of the band gives the look we all want to have. The sporty watch offers the date to keep you "up to date." The timepiece is equipped with reliable, quartz movement and is water-resistant up to 330 feet.

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Swiss Military Calibre

The Swiss Armed Forces are unique in the entire world. Under the militia system employed by Switzerland, only about 5% of the country’s land and air forces are professional soldiers. The remainder is ordinary citizens.

Swiss law stipulates that these citizen soldiers keep all their personal equipment, including weapons, with them at home. This unique provisioning requirement, coupled with Swiss precision and ingenuity, has resulted in a wide variety of military equipment becoming popular with Switzerland’s citizen soldiers, who in turn introduced their favorite tools to the world.

Everyone knows about Swiss army knives. These versatile tools were invented by Karl Eisner in 1891, when he discovered to his dismay that the pocketknives supplied to the Swiss army were actually made in Germany. To remedy this embarrassing situation, Eisner came up with a better knife, putting blades on both sides of the knife using a special spring mechanism that allowed him to add additional features like corkscrews and screwdrivers.

The Swiss military forces also took advantage of Switzerland’s watchmaking heritage and adopted a uniquely durable and functional wristwatch for their citizen soldiers.

These Swiss military watches were distinguished by a large readable dial with oversized numbers and a simple, durable case. Like the Swiss army knives, these Swiss military watches quickly became popular with hikers and outdoorsmen around the world, because of their practical functionality.

Today’s Swiss Military Calibre brand wristwatches pay homage to the original Swiss Military designs with a wide variety of functional styles that prove once again the value of form following function.

Swiss Military Calibre men’s watches feature genuine Swiss quartz movements, with case diameters from 41mm to 45mm to accommodate today’s desire for a larger, more substantial case. The collection is available in many styles, including popular diver and chronograph models. Swiss Military Calibre watches are water resistant to 100 meters and feature a durable mineral glass crystal and hardened stainless steel case. Each watch is fitted with a stainless steel or silicon rubber band, depending on the style.

This unique collection brings the proud tradition of Swiss military watchmaking and functional design to a new and younger audience. The company is committed to maintaining the high standards set by previous generations of Swiss military watches, while maintaining a price point that will keep the watch affordable for a wide audience. This is something that Switzerland’s practical and frugal citizen soldiers would be sure to appreciate.

  • ASIN: B004UYACJQ
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 4.5 x 3.2 inches; 1 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • Item model number: 06-5R1-04-007
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #41,341 in Watches (See Top 100 in Watches)
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    1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Julie Cantrell on December 28, 2012
    Purchased this for my husband for Christmas. The band was broken IN THE BOX! Really? Poor quality control, cannot recommend.
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    By knowit on December 26, 2013
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    the hands and number spots DO NOT illuminate more than 15 minutes in the dark. This is a total failure of design and manufacturing by a company which should never have let this happen.
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    By rev13 on October 2, 2013
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    Per my experience, this is a VERY VERY FRAGILE product. A light bump of my hand against a hard surface while walking caused the Crystal to crack and the Watch Stopped working.

    I have a lot of other watches and they have worked flawlessly over more than 10 years when used in all kinds of occasions. None is as Fragile as this one. This gives me a good baseline in my mind to compare with.

    This was a complete waste of my money. I would never buy this product again.
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    By Pamela S McDowell on December 26, 2012
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    This watch was a great buy! Gave it to my son for Christmas and he loves it! Received in a timely manner and it was a great price!
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    The Swiss Armed Forces are unique in the entire world. Under the militia system employed by Switzerland, only about 5% of the country’s land and air forces are professional soldiers. The remainder is ordinary citizens. Swiss law stipulates that these citizen soldiers keep all their personal… Read the story & more in Amazon's Swiss Military Calibre Store.

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