Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.

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  1. MWC 98 - 1940s German Pilot

    by , Jan 16, 2018 at 09:07 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 ...
  2. MWC 83 - 1970s Swedish Airman

    by , Apr 22, 2017 at 11:54 AM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    Sweden remained neutral throughout the second world war, but recognised the growing tension between the Nato Alliance and the Warsaw Pact countries, with the Russian border just 200 kilometres away Sweden knew it would have to react with lightning speed should any invasion come.
    Knowing airfields would be priority targets for any invasion force the Swedish government devised a series of Sub-Airfields, ...
  3. MWC Special Number 10 - 1940s The Luftwaffe

    by , Jan 14, 2017 at 10:19 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The details of the actual watch are a little thin, I have a few clues but they seem to contradict the design of the watch actually supplied
    The watch is described as being Used By German Airman in the 1940s; 38mm in diameter; using a 17 jewel Swiss 281 movement; 60 seconds subdial at the 6 position;, 45 (sic) minutes subdial at 3 position; long indices at 3,6 and 9; RLM (Reichsluftfahrtministirium) ...

    Updated Jan 20, 2017 at 08:29 PM by Churchy

  4. MWC 73 - 1930s United States Army Pilot

    by , Jan 6, 2017 at 10:09 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)
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    The early years of the United States Army Air Corps were not an easy time, Evolving from the US Army Air Service, which had been established in World War 1, The creation of that service split opinion between those who thought it was a waste of funds and those who believed air support would be of huge benefit to ground troops. Compromises were made on both sides
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  5. MWC 71 - 1960s Canadian Airman

    by , Nov 17, 2016 at 07:37 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The Canadian Military underwent a major tactical reorganisation in the mid-1960s to improve efficiency and flexibility while reducing underlying costs due to the threat from an increasingly hostile Soviet Union.
    Between 1961 and 1984 The Canadian Air defence command was equipped with Macdonnell CF-101 Voodoo all-weather interceptors, manufactured in the United States and armed with nuclear-tipped ...
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