Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.

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  1. MWC 69 - 1940s Dutch Soldier

    by , Nov 14, 2016 at 09:11 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The Netherlands remained neutral during World War 1 and to maintain this they made large-scale cutbacks in the inter-war period. This was reversed to a degree when Hitler came to power, and also when Dutch territories in the Pacific became vulnerable to Japanese expansionism, this proved to be too little too late and the Dutch were unable to prevent the German army overrunning the Dutch defences in May ...
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  2. MWC - 61 British Soldier 1970

    by , Jul 6, 2016 at 10:33 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The British Army W10 spec watch has been produced by several manufactures since WW2 including Hamilton And Smiths, CWC has been the main supplier since 1972.
    I'll leave it to their own, brief description from the web site;
    CWC watches are made to the highest Swiss standards, using Swiss parts and come with a 3 year warranty.
    We have manufactured pilots' chronographs, Royal Navy*and Special ...
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  3. MWC 54 - British Soldier 1940s

    by , Mar 22, 2016 at 09:26 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The Indonesian War of independence lasted from 1945 to 1949 and followed on directly from the Japanese surrender at the end of WW2. Towards the end of 1944 many Dutch civilians, living in what was then called the Dutch East Indies, were interred by the Japanese who had invaded, and many Dutch troops in the area were held in POW camps. The Japanese had supported, and even begun to provide formal training ...
  4. Issue 49 - 1920s Italian Army Officer

    by , Feb 1, 2016 at 05:05 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    In 1919 the Sons of George Eberhard took a larger role in the running of the company and released Eberhard & Co's first "wrist" chronograph. The link between this watch and the Italian Army is a little tenuous. It is quite possible that Army Officers would have purchased the Eberhard & Co wristwatch, and having a wrist Chronograph would certainly have been useful for ranging artillery, ...
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  5. Issue 46 - 1930s Japanese Army

    by , Nov 30, 2015 at 12:33 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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