Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.

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  1. MWC 92 - 1940s Japanese Seaman

    by , Aug 20, 2017 at 08:03 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) operated on the belief that a small, powerful, technologically superior fleet was the the optimum strategy for their Navy. The development of the Japanese navy was groundbreaking and at the same time a huge drain on the resources of the country. In the early part of the 1920s over 30 percent of Japans national budget went to the IJN
    They launched the world's ...
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  2. Issue 46 - 1930s Japanese Army

    by , Nov 30, 2015 at 01:33 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The Seikosha company opened for business in 1881 and by 1938 it was producing a million watches a year. The company supplied the army in both an official capacity and also as the watch of choice for the japanese man on the street and by association the japanese soldier.
    The Seiko Nation watch was small, but this reflected Japans lack of natural resources within its borders, this relative lack of material ...
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  3. Issue 22 - 1940 Japanese Army

    by , Jan 5, 2015 at 07:27 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    Japanese armed forces were issued with watches made by the Seikosha Watch Company, A branch of Seiko.
    The original watch would have had a seconds hand sub dial at 6 o'clock, and either a 12 hour or 24 hour dial. Some had a protective case.
    They would have been marked with a Star for the army; an Anchor for the Navy; and a Cherry blossom for the Air service.


    Updated Jan 19, 2015 at 08:40 PM by Churchy

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