Comm 12th of July 2021 from being professionally serviced which included being stripped, cleaned & a new acrylic crystal glass fitted by the true craftsman that is Daniel Mancila at Exacta Watches, Camberley Surrey. It will be supplied to you with the correct age appropriate 18mm new CWC genuine issue grey NATO strap as still currently supplied to our HM forces.It will not be the cheapest example you will find for sale but if you want a'genuine' one that has been issued & used, sourced direct from the MoD or one of it's approved disposal contractors, just professionally restored at considerable expenses then this is the one for you. History/Background: The first watch Mr. Ray Mellor the founder of the Cabot Watch Company made for the M. D replacing the previously contracted & supplied visibly similar Hamilton made watch. This mechanical hand-wound watch which was originally issued to British Army W10 and much rarer RAF 6BB as in this example between 1972 & 1980 before being replaced by the G10 Quartz battery powered watch. Luminous hands and markers, acrylic glass. Very clear to read, functional and reliable.
Made & first issued to our HM Forces (Royal Air Force / 6BB) 1979. Tonneau shape case, issued throughout the 70s. Two-piece case with press-on/off case back. Brushed 316L stainless steel, 38mm case (including crown), 42mm lug to lug, 30mm dial diameter. Circa 40+ hours power reserve.
18.5mm fixed lug bars. 11mm case thickness (including glass). Broad arrow and T markings on dial. Case back markings include NATO number, broad arrow and individually serial numbered.
CWC genuine issue grey NATO strap included. The item "Very rare CWC W10 Royal Air Force issued 1979 mechanical watch with new strap" is in sale since Friday, July 9, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Wristwatches".The seller is "944shaw" and is located in Sheerness. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Bahamas, Colombia, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Uruguay.