The Ball Watch Engineer III Marvelight Chronometer – Sturdy and Stylish

The Ball Watch Engineer III Marvelight Chronometer

The more I see the range of watches coming from Ball Watch Company, the more I want to own one. Particularly their latest Engineer III Marvelight Chronometer. Modern design, superbly built with the history of a fine Swiss watchmaker behind it.

Ball Watch makes timepieces to be used, enjoyed and trusted. Not just for a collection to sit on display. The company are very proud of their history governing the time of Railroads of North America.

Their watches were worn by the railroad staff of the Railroads so had to be built well, capable of keeping accurate time in harsh conditions, taking regular knocks during their daily use. The modern incarnations reflect this, none more so than the latest Engineer III Marvelight Chronometer, which as expected, is designed for daily use and adventures.

Ball Watch Engineer III Marvelight Chronometer case back

A significant feature of the watch is the Ultra luminosity and trusted COSC precision, while extreme anti-magnetic protection and powerful lines blend with a heritage fortified by resolution amid challenges.

2020 has proven very difficult so far with the pandemic causing chaos around the world. Ball Watch wanted to give something back to the people in these troubled times. They are donating CHF 300 from each Engineer III sold featuring a multi-coloured dial, to The Salvation Army. A generous contribution to a worthy organisation.

About the Engineer III Marvelight Chronometer
Micro gas tubes not only adorn the dial and all three hands but also light up the minute track. They shine automatically in darkness, so you can rely on bright time reading at a glance during an expedition and in all conditions.

The Marvelight Chronometer series employs two vastly different techniques to fasten the delicate micro gas tubes above and underneath the dial. The baton-shaped gas tubes proudly represent each hour marker as well as the three hands, while those for the minute track are placed below the dial to maintain the uncluttered dial design.

Ball Watch Engineer III Marvelight Chronometer multi-coloured dial

The green, yellow and orange gas tubes on the standard version of the Marvelight Chronometer, create a harmony of light. Six coloured gas tubes mimic the rainbow, a symbol of hope and a natural marvel of light.

The tritium tubes require no form of charging and last for an extended time. Revealed in darkness, it is simultaneously an impressive light show and a guiding light forward.

Ball Watch Engineer III Marvelight Chronometer dial luminosity

It is incredible how we rely on watches, especially in circumstances which take us off the path well travelled. Ball Watch has kept this very much in mind. The movement in the Engineer III is well protected by a very sturdy case bringing some extra peace of mind.

Inside is a certified mechanical chronometer built to deliver perfect timekeeping even in imperfect conditions. Powered by the motion of your wrist, the automatic precision keeps pace with your every move powered by purpose.

40mm and 43mm in diameter stainless steel cases are available delivering functional strength along with a classic silhouette. Along with water resistance to 100 meters (330 feet), robust toughness and elegant finishing, the Engineer III Marvelight Chronometer is ready for daily wear. Everywhere and at any time.

Ball Watch Engineer III Marvelight Chronometer dial

It is limited to 1,000 pieces each. The Engineer III, Marvelight Chronometer series, is now available for pre-order until 31 July 2020 at a special Pre-order price of £1,117.00* After July it will be (Retail price: £1,500.00*).

Delivery will be between November 2020 and December 2020, subject to Swiss product schedule and shipment.

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This article was written by Jeremy Webb.

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