Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.

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  1. MWC 94 - 1970s South African Navy

    by , Oct 24, 2017 at 09:45 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    South Africa has an important position on a global sea trading route and it's Navy takes very seriously its defensive tasks even on a comparatively restrictive budget. Right up till 1975 it shared responsibility with the British Royal Navy in patrolling the shipping lanes
    South Africa also had close connections with France during the 1970s, France supplied Submarines and specialist training ...
  2. MWC 63 - South African Pilot 1959s

    by , Jul 21, 2016 at 08:20 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The Mark 11 Navigators Watch was made by IWC (International Watch Company) and Jeager-LeCoultre and used by Pilots and navigators of the South African Air Force (SAAF) from the early 1950s right through to 1986, they also were used by Royal Air forces of Great Britain, Canada and Australia as well as many British Civilian Pilots.

    Made according to Ministry of Defence Specification 6B/346 the ...
  3. MWC 50 - Southern African Soldier 1970s

    by , Feb 24, 2016 at 09:32 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    In 1964 Ian Smith, a former RAF pilot, became Prime Minister of Rhodesia, at the time a self governed British colony. Smith wanted to make Rhodesia independent and in principle the British authorities were agreeable so long as the majority Black population were provided with a power sharing agreement, this was not what Smith and his supporters wanted and in 1965 Rhodesia unilaterally declared its independence. ...
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