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Dirty Dozen Military Watches

Dirty Dozen Military Watches

Dirty Dozen Military Watches

 About The Dirty Dozen
The Ultimate Watch Collectable

During the Second World War, robust waterproof watches were desperately needed. The War Department gave out contracts to twelve Swiss watch manufacturers. Initial supplies started to arrive in Britain at the tail end of World War Two. The twelve Swiss makes were, Buren, Cyma, Eterna, Grana, IWC, Jaeger Le Coultre, Lemania, Longines, Omega, Record, Timor, Vertex.


About The Dirty Dozen

The Rarity Factor


 Contracted quantities differed between the various watch houses, which today has an affect on rarity and price. Some of the rarer Dirty Dozen include, Eterna, IWC, Jaeger Le Coultre, Longines, Lemania. And, of course, we mustn't forget the rarest of the whole group, the Grana. An estimate of just 1000 - 1500 units are thought to have been supplied by this factory.



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