CWC British Military chronograph with manual winding Valjoux 7765 movement. This was until recently the RAF issue pilots watch. (the current issue is now a quartz watch). It has an asymmetrical stainless steel case with screw back in sandblasted stainless steel finish. Unusual very distinguishable chronograph sub dial configuration, with the constant seconds at 9, the 30 minute elapsed timer at 12 and the 60 second sweep chronograph centre hand. This is an uncluttered, plain, but highly functional watch,
Described as almost indestructible built to last with extremely tough case, crystal, strap and movement which will endure the toughest of conditions. It has a black dial with tritium luminous markings, date window at 3, and fixed bars for the strap, 3 ATM water resistant.
This piece has military ordnance numbers stamped on the back that date the piece to 1999 although it appears as new and at 39mm is a perfect size for today
Stock number 306
General notes on our watches and terms
1.Waterproof please note under no circumstances should any vintage timepiece be regarded as waterproof regardless of the manufacturing specification at the time of manufacture
2.Precision Please note that some of the pieces we handle are over 100 years old and do not perform like some modern watches. Part of the attraction is the requirement to hand wind many of these time pieces on a regular basis.
3.Servicing, just like a vintage motor car a mechanical watch will require regular maintenance our suggestion would be once every few years should suffice but please feel free to contact us with any specific queries relating to an individual piece.
4.Returns when purchased on line any item can be returned by recorded delivery at the buyer’s expense and risk within 14 days of receipt to The Watch Collector.17London Road South. Poynton.Cheshire.SK12 1LA
5.Gaurantee, all products are guaranteed for a period of 90 days for mechanical defect. This guarantee does not cover misuse or neglect and is invalid if the case back has been opened in any way. please see note 1 regarding water ingress