This watch is closely based on one of Aeschbach'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. The original WW2 watches made for the Wehrmacht, Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe were produced by numerous Swiss and German manufacturers, some of which including Aeschbach originally founded in 1923 continue to exist to this day.
Most of the watches were fairly similar and whilst the British have the Dirty Dozen, collecting the German equivalents. Be quite challenging due to the sheer number of suppliers at the time which comprises. This particular watch has a heavy stainless steel satin finish case made from Military Grade 316L stainless steel, subsidiary dial second hand, hacking function, black dial and luminous markings.
Case Diameter: 36.5 mm exc crown, 39 mm incl crown. Lug to Lug 43 mm.
Lug Type: Spring strap bars. Case Material: 316L stainless steel.
Water Resistance: 5 ATM (50 m). This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Wristwatches". The seller is "tactico-eu" and is located in this country: IE.This item can be shipped worldwide.