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#1 ONLINE   jasonm

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Posted 05 December 2006 - 02:53 PM

Following quite a few posts enquiring about the MOD codes on watches I thought it would be nice to have them in one place...
Griffs given me these, any more info please tag it on this thread...
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W10 British Army
0552 Royal Navy
0555 Royal Marines
6BB Royal Airforce


WWW waterproof wrist watch WWII onwards.

ATP Army Timepiece WWII

GSTP General Service Timepiece

AM Air Ministry, followed by other marks such as

6E/50 - for an observer's pocket-watch
6B/117 - for an Air Ministry stopwatch


e.g. 0552/6645-99 123/98, is Royal Navy 6645 military wristwatch, 99 NATO code for UK, watch number 123, issued in 1998.

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Posted 06 December 2006 - 03:29 AM

You forgot the rest of the stock number, the complete markings are usually in the form of:

0552/6645-99
5415317
123/98

With 541-5317 the individual Item Code for a G10 Quartz Wrist Watch, General Purpose.



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Posted 06 December 2006 - 11:08 PM

QUOTE(lysanderxiii @ Dec 6 2006, 04:29 AM) View Post

You forgot the rest of the stock number, the complete markings are usually in the form of:

0552/6645-99
5415317
123/98

With 541-5317 the individual Item Code for a G10 Quartz Wrist Watch, General Purpose.



Does this mean that a watch bearing the number(s):

0555/6645-99
7573314
"arrow"
013'
95

is a watch issued to the Royal Marines in 1995?


This is very interresting!!!! blink.gif

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 03:22 AM

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Does this mean that a watch bearing the number(s):

0555/6645-99
7573314
"arrow"
013'
95

is a watch issued to the Royal Marines in 1995?

Not quite, It would have meant that in 1995, the Royal Marines accepted delivery from the manufacturer, of a diver's watch serial number 013.

The watch may have sat in the warehouse for years before issue, or may not have ever been issued at all. I don't know about Great Britian's military, but in the US, if stuff sits around in the warehouse for too long without a demand, it will be coded surplus and sold.

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 03:32 AM

Triva ;

The "broad arrow" is officially known as a 'pheon.'

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 11:41 PM

QUOTE(trumpetera @ Dec 6 2006, 11:08 PM) View Post
QUOTE(lysanderxiii @ Dec 6 2006, 04:29 AM) View Post

You forgot the rest of the stock number, the complete markings are usually in the form of:

0552/6645-99
5415317
123/98

With 541-5317 the individual Item Code for a G10 Quartz Wrist Watch, General Purpose.



Does this mean that a watch bearing the number(s):

0555/6645-99
7573314
"arrow"
013'
95

is a watch issued to the Royal Marines in 1995?


This is very interresting!!!! blink.gif

Cheers!

Trumpetera


Great to see you posting over here Johan.
Best Wishes

Edited by Griff, 07 December 2006 - 11:49 PM.


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Posted 08 December 2006 - 09:48 AM

QUOTE(Griff @ Dec 8 2006, 12:41 AM) View Post
QUOTE(trumpetera @ Dec 6 2006, 11:08 PM) View Post
QUOTE(lysanderxiii @ Dec 6 2006, 04:29 AM) View Post

You forgot the rest of the stock number, the complete markings are usually in the form of:

0552/6645-99
5415317
123/98

With 541-5317 the individual Item Code for a G10 Quartz Wrist Watch, General Purpose.



Does this mean that a watch bearing the number(s):

0555/6645-99
7573314
"arrow"
013'
95

is a watch issued to the Royal Marines in 1995?


This is very interresting!!!! blink.gif

Cheers!

Trumpetera


Great to see you posting over here Johan.
Best Wishes



And to you too! smile.gif

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Posted 03 January 2007 - 07:03 PM

QUOTE(jasonm @ Dec 5 2006, 02:53 PM) View Post
Following quite a few posts enquiring about the MOD codes on watches I thought it would be nice to have them in one place...
Griffs given me these, any more info please tag it on this thread...
Thanks smile.gif

W10 British Army
0552 Royal Navy
0555 Royal Marines
6BB Royal Airforce


WWW waterproof wrist watch WWII onwards.

ATP Army Timepiece WWII

GSTP General Service Timepiece

AM Air Ministry, followed by other marks such as

6E/50 - for an observer's pocket-watch
6B/117 - for an Air Ministry stopwatch


e.g. 0552/6645-99 123/98, is Royal Navy 6645 military wristwatch, 99 NATO code for UK, watch number 123, issued in 1998.



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Posted 15 January 2007 - 06:54 AM

Hello,

Beside the "WWW waterproof wrist watch WWII onwards" is there anything else a person could extract from a WWII watch? My Omega with caliber 30T2 has the following case markings:

WWW
╱╽╲
Y11262
10675461

Maybe my question is already answered within this forum, but being a new member of this forum please forgive my stupidity....

Regards,

Maarten eek.gif

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Posted 29 June 2007 - 08:09 PM

also the -99- in the midle of the nato no.designates the nato country 99 is for great britain i think germanys 12...

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Posted 14 September 2007 - 02:29 PM

And this my CWC?



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Posted 14 September 2007 - 02:33 PM

O know,

6645 - military wristwatch
99 - NATO code for UK
541-5317 - individual Item Code for a G10 Quartz Wrist Watch, General Purpose.
4027 - watch number
80 - issued in 1980.

But what force? Navy, army or marines?

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Posted 16 September 2007 - 11:18 AM

QUOTE(Tomas @ Sep 14 2007, 03:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
O know,

6645 - military wristwatch
99 - NATO code for UK
541-5317 - individual Item Code for a G10 Quartz Wrist Watch, General Purpose.
4027 - watch number
80 - issued in 1980.

But what force? Navy, army or marines?


mine is same 6645-99 541-5317
12508/80

i would like to know what is its value if anyone knows please


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Posted 16 September 2007 - 11:44 AM

Depends on the condition...
30-50 quid..

Oh yeah, welcome to the forum.....

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Posted 17 September 2007 - 08:47 PM

QUOTE(jasonm @ Sep 16 2007, 12:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Depends on the condition...
30-50 quid..

Oh yeah, welcome to the forum.....



hi and thanks thought it would be worth more than that though,because all the 1's i've seen have a oval line around the cwc,and mine does'nt it has the quartz wriiten above the num 6 and there is no arrow on the back pointing to the winder which is unusual i think. i mean some go for a lot more than 30-50 quid and i cant find any like mine at all without the oval around the cwc on the dial.






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