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  1. MWC 63 - South African Pilot 1959s

    by , Jul 21, 2016 at 07:20 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 ...
  2. MWC 55 - Canadian Air Force Navigator 1980s

    by , Mar 24, 2016 at 06:49 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    In August 1990 Iraq, under the leadership of Saddam Hussain, took the world by surprise when it invaded Kuwait. Kuwait forces put up a brave defence and inflicted heavy casualties, but they were not prepared for invasion and running low on supplies and ammunition the defenders were forced to withdraw.

    The United States was quick to respond and soon led a coalition force of 34 countries in ...
  3. Issue 33 - 1940s British RAF Navigator

    by , Apr 28, 2015 at 10:24 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The increased operational speeds of aircraft during World War II meant that even slight variations in timing could cause large navigational errors.
    in 1940 the British Air Ministry received an order of Omega wristwatches, specifically designed for use by pilots and navigators, the watches features a 'Weems' rotating/locking bezel.
    This type of bezel was designed by Phillip Weems, an American ...
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