This is a Marathon SAR aka Search and Rescue diver’s watch. This piece is model WW194006 from May 2006, with military contract code NSN 6645215580133. It is one of the last original SAR watches made. The run of this style lasted from 2000-2006 and was replaced by the GSAR.
It has an automatic movement powered by an ETA calibre 2824-2 with 25 Jewels, housed in a solid 316L stainless steel case.
The regular SAR shown in the video and pictures here is a bit smaller than the JSAR (Jumbo SAR) and measures 41mm diameter with a 14mm thickness.
The matte black dial has a date window at 3:00. This model has Super-LumiNova lumed markers, so no tritium tubes. If you want constant glow, you’re going to want to look for the Marathon TSAR (Tritium Search and Rescue).
The 2.8mm thick flat sapphire crystal has a “cyclops” lens over the date window, another feature not found on the other models.
This tool watch has an easy to grip bezel with a satisfying click to the uni-directional rotation. The knurled crown screw-down and helps the SAR achieve water resistance up to 300m.
The standard issue Marathon rubber strap is soft and comfortable and measures 20mm wide at the lugs. This set was sold in our watch store and also included the Marathon stainless steel bracelet.