54 min

Episode 7: Military Watches Deep Dive Significant Watches

    • Society & Culture

We go deep on military watches. We start by giving an overview of military watches, then chat affordable military watches to collect, tips for collecting watches from the Israeli Defense Force (IDF), the UK's Royal Air Force (RAF), the Argentine FAP, French Marine Nationale, and others. Then, we talk our military watch 'grails.' Enjoy episode 7, and let us know which areas of collecting we should do deep dives on next!

Show Notes:

Rescapement interview with Jack Carlson featuring his WWI Waltham trench watch

Gabe's CIA-issued Benrus Ultra Deep

Eric's Benrus Type I

Rolex Daytona for the Argentine FAP

@watchsafari

Seikosha 'Kamizake' watch

Lange German military watch

RAF-issued Seiko Gen 2 chronograph

Gabe's WWW II-era Cartier chronograph

Affordable vintage military watch recommendations:

Benrus, CWC, WWII Dirty Dozen, IDF-issued Tudor Submariners and Eterna Kontikis, Breguet Type XX, Heuer Bundeswehr, IWC Mark XI, Smiths W10

A strange story of 40 Breitling 817 chronographs 

Everything you need to know about the Zenith Carielli CP-2 chronograph

Marine Nationale, by Watchistry

Erika's Originals MN straps 

Eric's Canadian Tre Tacche from D-Day

Rolex 'Prisoner of War' Pre-Daytona

Grail military watches

Rolex MilSub

RCN Tudor Snowflake

Captain John Barbey's watch

We go deep on military watches. We start by giving an overview of military watches, then chat affordable military watches to collect, tips for collecting watches from the Israeli Defense Force (IDF), the UK's Royal Air Force (RAF), the Argentine FAP, French Marine Nationale, and others. Then, we talk our military watch 'grails.' Enjoy episode 7, and let us know which areas of collecting we should do deep dives on next!

Show Notes:

Rescapement interview with Jack Carlson featuring his WWI Waltham trench watch

Gabe's CIA-issued Benrus Ultra Deep

Eric's Benrus Type I

Rolex Daytona for the Argentine FAP

@watchsafari

Seikosha 'Kamizake' watch

Lange German military watch

RAF-issued Seiko Gen 2 chronograph

Gabe's WWW II-era Cartier chronograph

Affordable vintage military watch recommendations:

Benrus, CWC, WWII Dirty Dozen, IDF-issued Tudor Submariners and Eterna Kontikis, Breguet Type XX, Heuer Bundeswehr, IWC Mark XI, Smiths W10

A strange story of 40 Breitling 817 chronographs 

Everything you need to know about the Zenith Carielli CP-2 chronograph

Marine Nationale, by Watchistry

Erika's Originals MN straps 

Eric's Canadian Tre Tacche from D-Day

Rolex 'Prisoner of War' Pre-Daytona

Grail military watches

Rolex MilSub

RCN Tudor Snowflake

Captain John Barbey's watch

54 min

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