Fratello article - The CWC Watches Issued To BBC War Correspondents

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"One of the more fascinating categories of issued watches is those given to BBC journalists. These journalists would cover anything from the local football match to raging wars in far-flung areas of the world. In the late 1970s and early to mid-1980s, the BBC required its correspondents to have a watch that would help them time anything from the length of live reports to assisting in the editing process. The broadcaster then approached the British watch brand CWC to provide several timepieces for this purpose. According to research by CWC expert and collector Jonathan Hughes, the founder of the website CWC Addict, these probably only numbered in the tens of watches."

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