The regiment is included in the british army as a defence engagement force. This range of watches are the gws h3 take on the military g10 models that have been standard issue to the british army for many years. It was formed in 1958 from the gibraltar defence force as an infantry unit, with an integrated artillery troop. British army command and organisation staff branches. The general service corps gsc is a corps of the british army. These four watch companies cwc, precista, hamilton, and newmark all produced nearly identical models, featuring the iconic asymmetrical case, tworegister chronograph, and workhorse valjoux 7733 movement beating inside. Iwm h8480 primary training centres and wings formed under the aegis of the director of military training mt 2 and later known as the general service corps, which came into being in june 1942, it. How the war in afghanistan shaped the british armys slang. This range of watches are our take on the military g10 models that have been standard issue to the british army for many years.
The impression with which i am left by the cwc 1980 royal navy diver reissue is a mixed one. British army command and organisation staff branches, g1, g2, g3, g4, g5, g6, g7, g8, g9. With its compact diameter of 41 millimetres, it fits almost any wrist. I am not in the army but would like a bit of advice from anyone of you lot who are. Time world services vintage military timepiece specialist. G10 built for military use with thousands issued over a period of 28 years, and with 22,000 supplied to the royal navy in 19912. The first attempt at aachen, in midseptember 1944, failed. These military watches are generally available with stainless steel designs and are made with helpful 3hand analogue displays, so you can keep track of the time down to the exact second.
This ammos main objective is to make sure that people can access the best and cheap ammo for the 9mm concealed carry. In fact, it was founded in 1972 by a businessman who saw an opportunity. The british armynavyraf models from iwc, record, cyma, omega, jaeger le coultre, lemania and rolex are especially collectable and from the us, elgin, waltham and bulova. Cabot watch company, or cwc, doesnt have a long, rich history like so many of the big swiss brands, nor a founder with a melodic name who invented a complication in the 19th century. United states army g10 pacific southwest railway museum. The early g10s were nicknamed fatboy as the case was deeper than the current models due to earlier deeper movements. Cwc military watches, swiss made using all swiss parts, royal marines sbs, royal navy divers, raf pilots watches and general service g10 watches. The cwc pilot chronograph was one of four military pilot chronographs produced for the british military in the early 1970s. The portugieser chronograph is one of iwc schaffhausens most iconic models. Once again, the british army pocket guide 20052006 will be a comprehensive guide to the organization, equipment and tactics of todays british army. Cwc royal navy g10 watch 1988 british army gray strap used.
Gary fenton completed 25 years military service in the british army with the corps of royal engineers in 1997. Mwc g10 military watches the largest selection anywhere. The corps was founded in 1914 at the outbreak of world war i for specialists and those not allocated to other regiments or corps. The royal gibraltar regiment is the home defence unit for the british overseas territory of gibraltar. British army watch for sale nice gents 1970s british army military styled quartz watch. The g10 was the first quartz watch issued to the british armed forces and through its 28 year life as an issued watch, the thickness of its case.
Two junior noncommissioned officers from the royal signals have set up a charitable organisation. Pulsar on phoenix g10 watch strap 20mm, admiralty grey despite being known, the world over, as a nato, the ubiquitous nylon watch strap we all love and admire is in reality a product of the british ministry of defence mod and its proper name is the g10 named after the form used to requisite the strap. Fv4034 challenger ii mbt w 120 mm rounds tan, green fv4201 chieftain mbt w 120mm rounds green, camo mk. Best place to source an issued cwc g10 tzuk forums. Cwc g10 wrist watch genuine issued british military at the best. It was used successfully during world war one and upgraded with pneumatic wheels in the interwar period. Show off your rugged side with a cwc military watch. British army issue genuine multicam mtp combat shorts new. This trio belongs to a distinctive fellowship of military watches, created for the british military under the auspices of the mod, known to collectors as the dirty dozen buren, cyma, eterna, grana, jaeger. I have an old cwc mechanical g10 watch whis has had its day and wish to replace it. Wwii british army arms, equipment and ordnance, part no. Shop cwc genuine military issue g10 watch nondated. This video is about cwc cabot watch company g10 british military issue watch cabot watch.
The 6in howitzer was designed as a replacement for the vintage 6in 30 cwt howitzer. British army watch for sale in uk view 30 bargains. My watch fetish began when i joined the british army in the. I have been collecting watches and clocks for over 30 years and have a specific interest in military timepieces. W10 british army 0552 royal navy 0555 royal marines 6bb royal air force however not all of the watches that cwc make are issued.
Iwc launches new line of portugieser chronographs with inhouse movement. On the wrist it wears well, looks good and would likely be a suitable companion for many adventures. Firstly it simply does not compare to the pulsar g10 which was for a short period of time military issue to the british army. In 1980, the first quartz watch issued to british forces was made by cwc. Officers of the coldstream guards on a tewt tactical exercise without troops at fleets corner, dorset, in march 1941. Gary completed 25 years military service in the british. Cwc supplied a variety of different models to the british army over the years, but are perhaps best known for this general service watch, which they supplied over a. Army watches, watches for men, tension ring, military issue, nato strap. In this video i will share my first impressions of the cabot watch company g10 military watch. It was vii corps by itself, and although joe collins was the best corps commander the americans produced in the war, and although his troops had plenty of juice, the spearheads and big red one couldnt quite punch through south of. This latest edition will incorporate the detail of all of the december 2004 army reorganization and regimental amalgamations plus details of major systems and equipment introduced in the past five. Next week bonhams is going to put three military timepieces up for auction. The definitive military watch, this model was issued from 1980 through to recent years. Gs auto supplied to british forces in the 70s and now very collectable.
My name is andrew leftley and i am based in the south west of the uk. Cwc g10 with battery hatch for ease of battery change. In fact i would go so far as to ask why on earth they changed to the cwc as in comparison this is not fit for. Uniforms in the british army are specific to the regiment or corps to which a soldier belongs. Mod issued military watch, and cwc actually has a model g10 that. Best 9mm selfdefense ammo for concealed carry top 5. G10 military specification watches including self luminous models at keen prices. Strikeforce army supplies uk bath and somerset genuine. In these 4 days that ive been here, ive read a good 4 hours or so every day. Sponsored cwc g10 mid fatboy british military issue watch 1983. One of the few remaining no frills world war ii army kitchen cars, this medical department version is a rarity, and its postwar conversion into a guard car with cupola makes it even more unique.
The role of the corps is to provide specialists, who are usually on the special list or general list. Direct from the uk ministry of defence field textiles ltd. The cwc royal navy diver, particularly the selfwinding model, is one. In the early 1970s, the british ministry of defence sourced watches from a number of. On one hand, it is a time capsule jewel from the era when bona fide tool watches were still selfwinding. Cwc w10664599 5238290 from 1977 w10 british army hacking second hand complete service in 22016 by a british watchmaker servicedocuments are included 2. The british army has a centurieslong tradition of picking up slang terms from the many countries in which it serves, both within the british empire and from other places around the world. Cwc g10 military issue watch g10 the definitive military watch, supplied to mod over many years for issue to servicemen. A british army mod surplus cwc g10 quartz wristwatch. The regimental badge has been added to the clean, easy to read dial to make a statement in support of your regiment.
Categories cwc g10 wristwatches cwc g10 wristwatches. The old logo was used for a couple of years and was changed to the oval logo in 1982. Cwc general service watches definitive military watches with a huge following of former service personnel, collectors and enthusiasts. I gather looking at the net cwc had a quartz version with a battery hatch on the back up to the late 1990s. The company has been making the best ammo for years now, so you can be sure that this one will be great. Full dress presents the most differentiation between units, and there are fewer regimental distinctions between. To realize a new watchproject i want to sell my two military watches used in the british army 1. This is an excellent british military issue wristwatch, it was supplied by the cabot watch company cwc. Now there are finally cufflinks for those freedomloving men who feel at home in the world of. The staff branches that you would expect to find at every military headquarters from the ministry of defence mod down to brigade level are as follows. Cwc in the uk produce a large range of g10 watches and these were issued to the uk forces until a few years ago when the procurement contacts were placed with citizen and pulsar probably on cost grounds but the cwc is a traditional british pattern military watch and still has an acrylic plastic crystal on the basic models which in my.
Download wallpapers m270 mlrs, mars 2, multiple launch rocket system. I was issued one of these watches when i was in the army in the 1970s, when i retired in 1992 i forgot to hand it back in, needless to say i still have it and its still going strong, its my everyday watch, black dial, big florescent easy to read numbers, no date but if you dont know the. Beautiful british military issue field watch cwc g10 swiss made cabot watch company handson duration. Over the years the mod have tried different patterns by other manufacturers such as pulsar and seiko, but the cwc remains the watch of choice, not only for combat professionals, but also for adventurers, law enforcement officers, prison officers, rough terrain workers and. Time world services vintage military timepieces servicing, repair and restoration. With thas said, i still havent found out how you guys calculate how many seconds your watches gain or lose a day.
The british army is pleased to be counted, once again, as one of the top 100 employers in stonewalls workplace equality index 2020. We have kept the clean easy to read dial and military look but added enhancements with a choice of flat mineral or sapphire glass, screw in solid pins, screw down back plate and increased water resistance. The uniforms of the british army currently exist in twelve categories ranging from ceremonial uniforms to combat dress with full dress uniform and frock coats listed in addition. Following a 41 year career as a mechanical engineer during which i worked closely with the royal navy on the overhaul of ships. Among other watches i have become aware of recently which are in huge demand is the heuer now tag heuer german luftwaffe chronograph from the 1970s. The variant which was in service with the uk armed forces is known as the warthog. Beautiful british military issue field watch cwc g10 swiss made. A british army mod surplus cwc g10 quartz wristwatch, issued 2006, marked to case back with nsn w10664599 5415317, broad arrow, and serial number 706006, the black dial with tritium markers and sword hands, 34mm diameter, no strap condition reportmovement functioning at time of cataloguing, crystal retaining protective sticker. It started world war two as the standard medium howitzer and saw action on all fronts with british and commonwealth nations. How do you figure out how many seconds your watch loses or gains. He was trained as military engineer and bomb disposal officer and served on operations worldwide. Army one of britains top 100 lgbtinclusive employers. I am going to go against the grain here and rate the cwc g10 as only average and this is for several reasons. Cwc quartz royal navy issued wristwatch in unused condition.207 1325 75 278 1201 272 89 1479 785 92 573 1420 1238 1296 1121 431 951 1281 133 1216 1059 53 368 783 15 1199 70 3 1296 735 742 936 311 421 1089 23 1365 1498 130 1491 1166 624 913 1142