Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.

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  1. Issue 32 - 1940s Canadian Pilot

    by , Apr 28, 2015 at 11:02 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    From 1939 to 1945 the Royal Canadian Air Force grew to be the worlds fourth largest air force, numbering nearly a quarter million men and women across 86 squadrons
    Canadian squadrons and air crew were involved across all types of offensive and defensive roles from Burma in the far east, to Newfoundland and iceland where the performed anti submarine patrols
    With no home watch manufacturers to ...
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  2. Issue 31 - 1940s French Air Force

    by , Apr 6, 2015 at 08:04 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    In 1926 two well established watch manufacturers in the German town of Glashutte joined forces with the aim of producing their own mechanical movements to compete with the neighbouring Swiss.
    Two years after the start of World War II, work on the Tutima Flieger Chronograph was complete. Developed for the rigours of the new faster, higher flying, combat aircraft it was used by German pilots through ...
  3. Issue 29 - 1970 Indian Army

    by , Mar 23, 2015 at 09:03 AM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The West End Watch Company was founded in Bombay in 1886, they used quality movements from Swiss manufacturers to produce highly regarded watches during the First World War.
    Near the end of the war the sub brand Sewar was introduced that became a firm favourite in India.
    West End Watch ℅ were in a position to supply quality watches to the Indian government, and has sold Millions of ...
  4. Issue 24 - 1940s German Navy

    by , Jan 13, 2015 at 09:39 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The German Navy during the Third Reich era, the Kriegsmarine, were supplied by German and Swiss watch manufacturers, including Alpina.
    The watches were made to a single style, a chrome or nickel plated brass case with a white or matt silver dial, that discoloured over time due to exposure to seawater.
    They were issued according to role, not rank.

    Updated Jan 13, 2015 at 09:46 PM by Churchy

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  5. Issue 23 - 1970s Australian Soldier

    by , Jan 5, 2015 at 08:22 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    Almost 60,000 Australians served during the conflict in Vietnam. Australia were part of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organisation. (SEATO)
    During this time the Australian Army shared a lot of equipment with US forces including the Benrus watches already used by US infantry.
    Simple and robust the watch had a plastic case and fabric strap.

    Updated Jan 5, 2015 at 11:59 PM by Churchy

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