WO1 Holton


WO1's Limited Edition Holton Automatic Watch £750 on bracelet, £695 on rubber

Over production stock now available. Please allow two weeks for engraving.

Choose RN or RM Version & Strap:
Project Instructions

Choose either Royal Navy or Royal Marines version with rubber strap or bracelet. Dial is common for both versions.
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Full Description

The WO1 Holton Automatic edition was originally developed with MAB 6 in Poole, offering top-tier robustness and lasting performance. It's self-winding automatic movement has a convenient 42hr power reserve with a host of bespoke features opaque to the wider world but befitting of the WO1s role. This is a one-time opportunity to acquire a limited edition watch including a special printed message from the First Sea Lord as an additional keepsake.

Unique features

  • Bespoke matte black dial with Warrant Officers’ crest at 6h
  • Warrant Officer micro printed under 6h baton
  • 3h and 9h batons framed with red and green for port and starboard
  • Seconds hand is tipped in Royal purple
  • Preceding the 3h numeral are the numbers 1+1= as a subtle nod to the role of the WO1 in conjunction with the Command Team creating a sum greater than it’s parts as written in historical descriptions of the role of the WO1.
  • The black divers GMT bezel with hardened steel insert.
  • RN or RM case back choice either with Royal Ensign or Globe & Laurel
  • TRUTH TO POWER etched round central emblem
  • Serial number below (randomly allocated)
  • Space for personalised engraving

The impeccable construction includes an internal shock protection system, 2mm toughened sapphire crystal and multi-layer anti-reflective coating to ensure perfect visibility even in poor lighting. There are unbreakable solid screw-in strap bars for easy strap changes in a matt vapour-blasted case with triple-sealed crown out of harms way at 4h.

£60 will be donated to the RNRMC for every watch sold.

The WO1 Holton Automatic is the perfect tool watch, tough enough for hard tasks yet smart enough for special occasions.

The watch comes with the reassurance of a 5 year warranty and pleasingly inexpensive in-house servicing.

A huge selection of interchangeable straps provide years of options to dress your watch up or down.


Holton military grade time keeping:

  • The NH35 automatic movement is housed within an internal shock protection system with every component of the watch built for long term performance
  • 2mm toughened sapphire crystal is further enhanced with a multi-layer anti reflective coating to ensure the bold hour markers and hands are instantly visible no matter the lighting conditions. Even in pitch black the dial timing glows cool green and blue for up to 8 hours thanks to high grade C3 and BGW9 SuperLuminova
  • The black bezel insert is case hardened so it’s literally harder than nails whilst there’s a functional high grip outer surface to ensure the bezel can be used for count down timing duties even with gloved hands
  • Quick, easy strap changes are possible thanks to unbreakable solid screw in strap bars, removable in seconds using the tool provided
  • The case itself is machined from solid 316L stainless steel that undergoes matt vapour blasting to give this special edition a lovely technical character
  • The screw down crown is triple sealed and deeply recessed at 4H out of harm’s way and virtually indestructible.
  • The compressor case back is precisely etched with RM Globe and Laurel or RN White Ensign. Truth To Power etched above with numbered plaque and space for personal engraving of up to 25 characters

    Choose your strap option:
  • Soft black rubber has fitted ends that marry smoothly to the watch case with a premium deployant clasp that simply clicks closed to the correct size once initial adjustment has been made, £675
  • Vapour blasted three link solid stainless bracelet matches the watch with multi position extending diver’s clasp £750
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  • 43mm excluding crown
  • 12H-6H - 52mm max to tip of case shoulders
  • Maximum thickness 14mm
  • Rubber strap fits up to 215mm/8 1/4" wrist perfectly
  • Bracelet fits up to 200mm as standard (additional links provided FOC if needed)
  • Fits all EB 22mm straps

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