MARVIN Malton Rectangular Flying Hour
MARVIN Malton Rectangular Flying Hour


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Malton Rectangular Flying Hour

To celebrate its 160 years of existence, Marvin launched a stellar collection called the Malton 160, named after the Malton Special watch introduced by the watchmaking firm in 1906.

Issued in round and later cushion-shaped versions, the collections eloquently embody the brand’s signature design codes: a subtle blend of elegance and sportiness, extreme concern for detail in terms of both aesthetics and finishes, and genuine wearer comfort at an affordable price. This collection, which has been quick to earn iconic status, is now being enriched with the Malton 160 Rectangle.

Marvin gives wings to the “Flying Hour” model
The message comes across loud and clear: the “Flying Hour” model is an eloquent tribute to the saga of the Marvin brand and to its historical partnerships with the most prestigious airlines of the era.

In 1955, Marin signed a contract with KLM and became the official watch of its entire fleet of aircraft. Around the globe, long-haul pilots form The Netherlands wore the “Flying Dutchman” watch on their wrist, named after the famous opera by Wagner and specially created for them by the Swiss watchmaking company with a decided penchant for aviation and for classic legends. Subsequently, Marvin was to undertake equally successful collaboration with Air France. 

Loyal to the brand heritage, the “Flying Hour” follows naturally from the “Jumping Hour” launched in the 1970s, and also gives a nod to the “Passing Hour” introduced in 2008.

The “Flying Hour” features two superimposed “instrument panel” counters that imbue the dynamic architectural lines with a resolutely aviation-inspired spirit. The finely sculpted sides of the case, along with the sapphire crystal that is cambered both above and below, reinforce a powerful and wellbalanced design, while testifying to the meticulous care devoted to finishing, as well as ensuring excellent readability.

This model is available in two versions, both driven by quartz movement: one with a vertical-brushed rhodium grey dial, and the other with an engine-turned black dial. Finally, the case is beautifully teamed with a pilot’s strap lined in “Marvin” red – one of the brand’s favourite design codes.

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TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION

Movement : Ronda 753 and Ronda 751, quartz, Swiss Made

Case : 316L steel, 50 x 35 mm, screw-in back, 4 screws, adorned with “Marvin” motif, steel crowns, polished and sandblasted finish

Dial : Vertical-brushed rhodium grey or engine-turned black Glass Glareproofed, ultra-resistant sapphire crystal

Strap : Black “Jack calf” leather, cream-coloured overstitching, 25/22 mm. Buckle Steel pin buckle, folding clasp available. 

Water resistance 5 ATM (50 metres, 160 feet)

Guarantee 2 years

Contact:
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