50 years of Official Military Watches to H.M. Forces.


Item code: 15411

Cabot Watch Company Mellor-72 W10 handwound mechanical.

Read the Hodinkee article by Jason Heaton here.

A tribute to the first watch Mr. Ray Mellor made for the M.O.D.

1970s reissue mechanical hand-wound watch which was originally issued to
British Army W10, Royal Navy 0552 & RAF 6BB.
Classic military tonneau case design. Luminous hands and markers, acrylic glass. Very clear to read, functional and reliable. Very smart timepiece that will provide years of service. Mechanical Swiss movement. Swiss parts, Swiss-made.
Engraving is available for this watch, however we cannot accept returns of any items that have been personalised.

  • Tonneau shape case, issued throughout the 70s
  • Two-piece case with press-on/off case back
  • CWC pre-1982 logo
  • Super luminova dial markers and hands
  • Sellita hand-wound SW210 Swiss-made hacking movement
  • Brushed 316L stainless steel, 38mm case (including crown), 42mm lug to lug, 30mm dial diameter.
  • Water-resistant 5ATM
  • Scratch-resistant Hesalite acrylic crystal
  • 40+ hours power reserve
  • 18.5mm fixed lug bars
  • 11mm case thickness (including glass)
  • Broad arrow and T markings on dial as per the original.
  • Case back markings include NATO number, broad arrow and individually serial numbered
  • CWC genuine issue grey NATO strap included.
  • Three year warranty.

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