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CWC MELLOR-72 MECHANICAL

Item code: 15411

Cabot Watch Company Mellor-72 W10 handwound mechanical.

Read the Hodinkee article by Jason Heaton here.

Probably the most accurate and faithfully reproduced 1970's British Military W10 available. If there was a contract today for this watch we would have no hesitation submitting this to MOD for tender.

The original had a solid one piece case with a split crown stem so that access was through the front, Today we produce this watch with a two piece case so the case back is removed  making it much easier to service. 

A fitting 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. Clear to read, functional and reliable. A classic military 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
  • Supplied on a CWC genuine issue grey military strap 
  • Three year warranty.



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