CYMA – WW2 –
watch with large, stainless steel case (37x47mm – excluding crown)
This one is
a very special piece – It shows a very desireable stardust dial.This
is an extra dimension!
the Cyma trademark and War Department arrow. The dial with 1-12 hour
digits, and 60-second scale showing luminous hour marks. Subsidiary
seconds dial at 18.00hrs.
Specially designed and custom made for the
British Army. W.W.W. stands for Watch, Wrist, Waterproof and was the
descriptive code used by the British Army to identify it as a piece
of equipment. There were 12 Swiss manufacturers of the W.W.W.’s and
as such, the collection is commonly referred to by collectors and
dealers alike as “The Dirty Dozen”.
The watch is in
very good condition, case minor signs of use. The original factory
dial is in complete original condition, stardust pattern due to the
influence of Radium lume. The sword hands and crown are all correct
to the original specification of the watch, lume is complete and
shows a lovely creamy
color. Screwback case with broad arrow and
full military markings.
Cyma 234 calibre movement is running well,
full movement service in June 2020. The watch comes with an used
leather NATO strap and service document.