Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.

Issue 11 - 1950s French Foreign Legion

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After the Second World War Germany was required to make war reparations to France. As part of this the German firm of Stowa produced two runs of watches, some of which were used by the French Foreign Legion, Including their Paratroopers.
I asume that this watch is a replica of those Stowa watches.

Polished 34.7mm rounded bezel, 6.1mm with crown, 39.5mm lug to lug, 8.1mm deep.
Case back engraved with "1950s French Foreign Legion". 28.5mm flat glass.
NB: The lugs are quite short and the spring bars appear to have been intentionally bent to allow fitting of the strap. This can only be attributed to very poor design specification by Eaglemoss.
Black dial with white minute markers including small Arabic numerals at 5 minute intervals. White Arabic hour numerals
Chrome, White filled, tapered hours and minutes hands. Slim straight red seconds hand.Lume on minute and hour hands only.
18mm grey coloured, nylon strap, polished Buckle, aprox 170-215mm fitting

Size comparison with issues 8 British RAF and 10 British Army

Updated Dec 26, 2014 at 09:26 AM by Churchy

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