1942 Waltham RAF Pilot Watch

$2,495.00

This Waltham RAF Pilot Watch exemplifies superior craftsmanship. Its durable stainless steel case houses a sleek black dial with luminous hands, ensuring optimal visibility in challenging conditions. The watch is powered by a reliable 17-jewel movement and boasts water resistance, making it a versatile timepiece suitable for everyday wear.

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1943 RAF Issued Waltham Pilot’s Watch, Ref 6B/234, Issue No. A7095, Circa 1942

This exceptional timepiece is a genuine WW2 RAF-issued pilot’s watch, manufactured by Waltham under reference 6B/234 and bearing the issue number A7095. Dating back to 1943, it reflects the resourcefulness of the Air Ministry, who, faced with wartime shortages, sourced military-specification watches from Elgin, Bulova, and Waltham.

The WW2 Waltham RAF Pilots Watch is made with the highest quality materials and craftsmanship. The watch features a stainless steel case, a black dial with luminous hands, and a 17-jewel movement. The watch is also water-resistant, making it perfect for everyday wear.

Key Features

  • Authenticity: This watch is a genuine piece of military history, issued to RAF pilots during World War II.
  • Rare Waltham Model:M This particular example is the sought-after 16-jewel Waltham variant, dated 1942, and bears the RAF issue marking on the case back.
  • Excellent Working Condition: The watch is in outstanding mechanical condition, with a fully functional hacking mechanism.
  • Original Components: It retains its original winding crown, dial, and hand set, adding to its historical significance and collector’s value.
  • Preserved Chrome Plating: The case boasts nearly all of its original chrome plating, showcasing remarkable preservation for its age.

This Waltham pilot’s watch represents a unique opportunity to own a piece of WWII history. Its exceptional condition and historical significance make it a prized addition to any watch collection or a cherished memento of wartime valor.

Year

1942

Location

Perth, Australia

Era

WW2

Brand

Waltham

Model

RAF Pilots Watch

Dial

Black

Size

32mm

Country

England

Military Grouping

Royal Air Force