The D-Day watch | Marston Mat

A-11 MARSTON MAT EDITION

Wear a critical piece of D-Day

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A MILITARY TOOL REPURPOSED 

Our Marston Mat has lived through some of the most heroic events our world has ever seen and we decided that our dials should bear witness to this. The dial has had its indexes printed directly onto the original raw metal with its imperfections & scratches clearly visible.

A DIAL SHAPED

BY HISTORY

A WATCH BUILT FOR

LONGEVITY

With the insane historical legacy our Marston Mat has, we decided to build our D-Day Limited Edition for exceptional longevity. Equipped with a Swiss-made P024 Automatic Movement and combined with a double domed sapphire glass we’ve looked to maximize the reliability & durability of each watch.


UNIQUE

WEAR & TEAR

Each dial features a different wear & tear pattern that was made during the Marston Mat’s life as a temporary road on the UTAH beachhead throughout June 1944. These organic traces of the mat’s past life will make every A-11 Marston Mat completely unique.

AN EXCEPTIONAL

PIECE OF HISTORY

Our Marston Mat was used as part of a network for a temporary road on UTAH BEACH on June 6th 1944. However, as the Allies pushed out of Normandy, many of these mats were left behind having outlived their technical usefulness. In the case of our Mat, it was picked up by the Utah Beach Landing Museum in Sainte-Marie-Dumont where it ended up in storage as part of their preservation efforts.

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THE PROJECT

In 2021, we had the opportunity to attend D-Day Celebrations taking place at Ste-Marie-Du-Mont; a  village off UTAH Beach & one of the five D-Day landing beaches. This is when we met Charles de Vallavieille; the Mayor of Ste-Marie-Du-Mont & Director of the Utah Beach Museum. He loved our brand and donated a Marston Mat that his family had found in their fields 5km away from UTAH Beach with the hope of seeing it transformed into dials. 

WEAR A PIECE

OF D-DAY'S

Historic Metal on your wrist

A MILITARY TOOL

REPURPOSED 

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Black Nylon

Brown Leather

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Marston Mat launch event

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Green Canvas

Brown Leather

SPECIFICATIONS

Case:

38mm, Stainless Steel, 10 ATM Water Resistance 

Dial:

Laminated & Plasma Cut Marston Mat

Index:

A-11 Spec Index with Superluminova

Glass: 

Double Domed Sapphire Glass with Anti-Reflective Coating

Movement: 

Swiss-Made P024 Automatic

Straps: 

Green Canvas & Brown Leather Straps

A Mission Critical

D-Day Equipment

The Marston Mat was a 10ft by 15in perforated steel plank designed to interlock quickly with other mats to create temporary hard surfaces for airstrips and roads. These were used to extreme success in the Pacific Campaign but also during the D-Day Landings. As soon as the beachheads were secured, Marston mats were laid down to create a temporary road network to get trucks out of the landing crafts and onto solid ground.

AREA OF OPERATION
OMAHA BEACH - Sainte-Marie-Dumont - Normandy, France

CAREER HIGHLIGHT
June 6th 1944 - D-Day 

MATERIAL
10 Gauge Low Carbon Steel w/ high Manganese content

DIMENSIONS

10 FT x 15 IN / 3 M x 38 CM
66 Pounds / 30 KG

Our A-11 Marston Mat Edition will come with both straps as part of our exclusive offer for everyone who signs up for early access.

AREA OF OPERATION
UTAH BEACH - Sainte-Marie-Dumont - Normandy, France



CAREER HIGHLIGHT
June 6th 1944 - D-Day

MATERIAL
10 Gauge Low Carbon Steel w/ high Manganese content

DIMENSIONS

10 FT x 15 IN / 3 M x 38 CM
66 Pounds / 30 KG

First drop (70pcs) SOLD OUT

Get Early Access to  the second drop (30pcs)

Second Drop: 12th of July