Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.

Issue 13 - 1960s German Naval Commando

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This watch is based on the classic Blancpain Fifty Fathoms. One of the worlds best regarded deep sea watches.
Various models of the fifty fathoms were issued to the West German Bundeswehr Kampfschwimmers (German Navy Combat divers) from the late sixties right through to the mid eighties.
The MWC version looks like a mix of several models from the period.

Polished finish 40mm, 41.5mm with crown, 45.2mm lug to lug, 10.7mm deep.
Case back engraved with "1960s German Naval Commander" note the description is incorrectly spelled as "Commander" not "Commando". 31.5mm flat glass.
Non rotating 40.6mm bezel. Black inlay with silver coloured minute and metallic green 5 minute markers.
Black dial with White minute marker ring. Green embossed kite shape indicator mark at 12, rectangles at quarter hour and circles at intermediate 5 minute intervals. There is some lume on the hour markers but very minimal brightness.
Green filled, straight, hours and minutes hands with triangular point. Slim straight chrome seconds hand with green arrow tip. Lume on minute and hour hands and seconds hand tip.
20mm black nylon strap, polished buckle, aprox 180-225mm fitting.

Note: The case form and strap are identical to the issue 6 French Seaman, below is comparison picture and another with issue 3 British SBS included.

Updated Dec 28, 2014 at 11:32 PM by Churchy



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