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  1. Issue 47 - 1980s British RAF Pilot

    by , Nov 30, 2015 at 01:34 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The Royal Air Force procured chronographs from various manufacturers during the 1980s including Hamilton, CWC and Precista.
    For one year only, 1980, they also used the Newmark Military Chronograph, due to the relatively short run these watches are particularly scarce.
    They followed the standard pattern required by the RAF with a large asymmetric case with twin pushers a recessed crown and swiss ...

    Updated Dec 3, 2015 at 03:43 PM by Churchy

  2. Issue 44 - 1940s British Soldier

    by , Oct 25, 2015 at 11:02 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    In the period leading up to the Allied invasion of Europe it was realised that timing the phases of the invasion would be vital, the reliable and effective Army Trade Pattern watch was up to the task.
    They were not issued to all troops but people who's role required accurate time information, such as readio operators, Forward Air controlers and Artillery batteries.
    ATP watches were sourced from ...
  3. Issue 41 - 1930s British Naval Officer

    by , Aug 31, 2015 at 11:45 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    In the Years preceding the second world war, and in spite of the severe monetary restrictions that followed the 'Great Depression' many countries around the world began to invest heavily in military hardware despite several attempts to prevent such an escalation. Many summits were held regarding limitations on numbers and sizes of ships, and treaties signed and subsequently ignored. Britain too began to ...
  4. Issue 38 - 1940s British Soldier

    by , Jul 30, 2015 at 06:21 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    Necessity is the driving force behind many advancements in technology, and War is often the cause of that necessity.
    Advancements in materials and manufacture, alongside the constant extreme field testing that combat creates, had lead to the development of new fuels, firearms and vehicles.
    A new standard for a Waterproof Wrist Watch, WWW, was required by the British Military, and 12 Swiss watch ...
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  5. Issue 33 - 1940s British RAF Navigator

    by , Apr 28, 2015 at 11:24 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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