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    Question CWC RN Fleet Air Arm pilot's chronographs issued in the '80s


    continuing and expanding on a discussion that was recently started on the PX -

    http://www.mwrforum.net/forums/showt...e-Tritium-dial


    from CWC's website -





    Worn by Royal Navy Pilots in the 80's and 90's...

    Issued circa early 1980's to RN Pilots...

    from Silvermans website -

    This model was issued to Royal Navy pilots in the 1980s...


    auction images -



    RARE Vintage CWC British Military Pilots Chronograph Manual Wind Stainless Watch




























    earlier discussion -


    Quote Originally Posted by 29mile View Post
    As issued to RN pilots in early 80's...

    Quote Originally Posted by 555th View Post
    It's a reissue then.
    Quote Originally Posted by geo7863 View Post
    I have never seen any proof that these were actually issued, nor have I seen one with a serial number and date.
    Quote Originally Posted by 555th View Post
    The write up on the add is all wrong if you ask me, either that or very misleading.

    Or am I being blonde.
    Quote Originally Posted by Ed@THW View Post
    here's what looks like an issue version on the Bay:

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-Vintag...IAAOSw3fZaGakX
    Quote Originally Posted by geo7863 View Post
    Nope no serial Number and date. No, unless they changed things since I left the mob in '99, certain equipment had a serial number.. watches, GPS units, weapons etc. etc. Without a serial number there is no real way for the stores bods to track that item.
    Quote Originally Posted by 555th View Post
    It's a Silvermans re issue of an 1980's watch.
    Quote Originally Posted by river rat View Post
    It's easy when ever you see the CWC metal tin it's store bought from silvermans a none issue one. But looks like a older model they sold the new ones are with out date see the one they sell today.
    https://www.cwcwatch.com/collections...ograph-no-date
    Quote Originally Posted by 555th View Post
    It's a Slivermans gimick.

    any more comments please; any documented examples with issue marks..

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    It's too bad that Silverman's didn't post a pic of the caseback of the watch they're offering, my guess is it would look similar to the one that's posted on the PX.
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    Another example of some idiot cutting through a fixed bar, before realising it's not a spring bar.

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