Venator Reticle: A Watch Inspired by a Rifle Scope

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The Venator Watch Company as come out with the Reticle, a field watch with a design inspired by a hunting scope and aimed at a military audience.  The line comes with a Seiko movement, excellent lume, and prices starting at: $462 for the Reticle Stainless, $525 for the Reticle Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) and $595 for the Reticle Titanium.

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That’s a good price for a watch of this caliber and there’s a transferable limited lifetime warranty on all parts manufactured by Venator Watch Company LLC. The Seiko (SII) Caliber NH35A 24 Jewel automatic movement [21,600 bph] comes with 2-year factory warranty, and then transferred and warranted by VWC.

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Former Under the Radar correspondent David Reeder has written about the Reticle over at RECOIL and he likes what he sees. In fact, he assigned a more in-depth review over at Breach Bang Clear and it’s a rave.

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Here’s some more details on the tech details on the Reticle.

  • Available in 3 case materials: 316L Stainless Steel w/ Brushed Finish, 316L Stainless Steel with PVD Finish (Physical Vapor Deposition) or Grade 5 Titanium w/ Brushed Finish
  • 42mm case diameter
  • Custom domed sapphire crystal w/ inner anti-reflective coating
  • BGW9 luminescence
  • 20ATM/200M/660FT water resistance
  • 41 Hour Power Reserve
  • Anti-Magnetic, T7 Torx lug bars (2 Tools Included)
  • Water & Air-tight travel case with custom EVA foam insert
  • 3 NATO straps included
  • In-House service on all repairs and or modifications.

 

The watches are assembled in the USA and you can order direct from the manufacturer.