Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.

Issue 8 - 1950s British Army (British Soldier)

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In the early 1940s the British Ministry of Defence drew up new specifications for a replacement for the British Army Trade Pattern watch (ATP), the new watch would be called the Waterproof Wrist Watch or WWW.

12 Swiss manufacturers supplied these watches including Longines, Omega, IWC and Jeager Le Coultre.
There were such large numbers purchased that they continued to be issued from 1945 right through until the early 1990s

Polished 37mm, 39.5mm with crown, 44.4mm lug to lug, 8.4mm deep.
Case back engraved with "1950s British Army". 31mm flat glass.
Black dial with white minute markers and biege Hour marks on the outside ring, White arabic Numerals.
Printed on, non functional seconds dial and hand at 6 o'clock
Chrome and White straight hours and minutes hands with triangular point.
Lume on minute and hour hands only.


18mm black PU leather strap, polished Buckle, aprox 175-220mm fitting

NB:The inclusion of both the centre sweep hand and fake seconds dial caused a huge backlash against the whole collection, For subscribers the watch was packaged along with the RNAS pocket watch, which actually featured a functioning sub dial using a similarly sized movement, so the inclusion of a working sub dial would not have been difficult to achieve.

Eaglemoss made statements assuring that no further fake dials would be produced. which has been the case to date but the reputation of the collection has suffered.
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  1. is that my watch's Avatar
    think least said about issue 8 is sooner mend haha

    but there was some good one's they did.... just not this one
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