An MWC Classic Recreation of the WWII. With 21 Jewel Automatic Mechanical Movement. Supplied with Black Leather Strap. This automatic self-winding classic WW2 pattern Selza military watch with a small subsidiary dial second hand is based on the typical designs used by the German Kriegsmarine (Germany Navy) during World War II, one feature which was common to all of the watches made for this branch of the German forces is that they tended to have the initials K.M on the dial which is short for Kriegsmarine, these watches also had light. Dials in either cream or white as opposed to black which was used for other versions of the German forces. This watch is closely based on one of Selza's WW2 designs, although the original watches are now quite rare and tend to fetch high prices this watch is outwardly almost indistinguishable from the factories WW2 models and retains the acrylic crystal used on the original watches, also the original 15 Jewel hand-winding mechanical movement is upgraded to a 21 Jewel self-winding automatic which can also be manually wound if required. The watch offers the benefit of retaining the original outward appearance whilst having the advantage of a few discreet updates to improve its suitability for use on a day-to-day basis.
Were two of the leading manufacturers for the Kriegsmarine (German Navy) they also produced watches for the Luftwaffe, Fallschirmjäger (paratroopers), and Flak (anti aircraft) corps. Most of the German military watches at the time were fairly similar and shed much the same case size, whilst the British have the Dirty Dozen collecting the German equivalents can be quite challenging due to the sheer number of suppliers at the time which comprised over 100 different manufacturers! This particular watch has a solid stainless steel case made from Military Grade 316L stainless steel, subsidiary dial second hand, hacking function, black dial and luminous markings. This watch is popular with a lot of our regular buyers who are looking for something unique.& Crown: 316L Stainless Steel. Crystal: Plexiglas/Acrylic similar to that of the original. Strap: Supplied with an 18mm black leather.
21 Jewel Automatic with hacking and sweep seconds hand. Serial number engraved on case back. MWC are official distributors for Selza watches. O Box numbers as a signature is required for proof of receipt.If this is a problem may we suggest that you use a work or relatives address. Are an Authorised UK MWC watch dealer and have full authority to sell the item(s) in this listing. Be aware that there are some sellers advertising MWC items marked'As new but without tags' or'With slight marks' etc. Many manufacturers of military watches suffer problems with illegal fakes.
MWC's Head office is in Zurich Switzerland. MWC are a leading supplier, not just to the military but also to police forces, anti terrorist units, airlines, mining companies and a diverse variety of government agencies and departments.They are one of the largest specialist manufacturers of high performance military watches and produce a wide range of models either to customers specific design requirements or by tendering for contracts where quality, reliability and durability are of primary importance. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Wristwatches". The seller is "mwcwatches" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.