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FS: Longines WWW Dirty Dozen British Army Wristwatch c.1945 *LINK*

Dear All

For Sale is this Longines WWW Dirty Dozen British Army Military Wristwatch c.1945

As many of you may know these watches began being manufactured and issued to the British Army in early 1945. There were 12 Swiss manufacturers of the WWW watches and as such, the collection is commonly referred to by collectors and dealers alike as “The Dirty Dozen”. Only around 5,000 Longines WWW watches were made for the British Army during WW2.

The Longines WWW is in excellent original condition and is one of the very best examples you could ever hope to find.

The original factory dial is in excellent condition with no obvious flaws or blemishes.

The cathedral hands, seconds hand and crown are all correct to the original specification of the watch.

As expected, there are a number of fairly minor scratches and marks to the outer casing of the watch which are commensurate with age. A very small section of the inner case edge adjacent to the “1” marker appears to have been cut away.

Importantly, the numbers on the case back match those on the lug which is becoming increasingly rare to find.

The 12.68z calibre movement is in excellent condition and is currently running well and keeping excellent time.

The watch diameter is 38mm.

Please see photos below:

The watch is listed for sale on our website priced at £5,495 which includes a newly fitted NATO strap and quality hand-made leather watch pouch. This price includes free shipping for members of Chronotrader!

All our items are guaranteed to be completely genuine and authentic. We offer a fourteen day "no quibble" money back guarantee on all the items we sell together with a full six-month warranty on all our wristwatches and clocks. This means that you can buy from us with complete confidence.

For further information on the watch for sale please feel free to call us on 0207 117 2807 or email us direct via

Many thanks and regards,

Finest Hour
Vintage Military Timepieces & Collectables

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