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Old 21 July 2019, 01:53 PM   #1
ravenhome777
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Did Swiss Army watches from the 90s use tritium

Did Swiss Army watches from the 90s use tritium? I see on the dial it says "T Swiss Made T". I don't know what that means:

https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/70564179

I have one of these watches and I removed the paint to relume it. I just blew the dust off. Not sure if it's dangerous to inhale if it is, in fact, tritium. I was assuming that it was superluminova paint, but now I'm wondering if it was actually tritium.
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Old 21 July 2019, 01:56 PM   #2
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I just saw this website, so apparently these watches were using tritium:

https://www.hautehorlogerie.org/en/e...-swiss-made-1/

Not sure if it's dangerous to inhale after all these years though. Might not be. If it was radium, it would be a different story. Not sure about tritium.
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Old 22 July 2019, 11:27 PM   #3
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Tritium isn't really dangerous in tiny amounts. It's used on iron sights for night shooting and in the optics industry heavily.
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