Three fat boys

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Three fat boys

Postby koimaster » December 19th 2018, 3:18pm

Three fat boys: A triptych of British Army-issued CWC G10 military watches


The Cabot Watch Company is arguably the best-known maker of British military watches. It was founded in 1972 and produced watches for a number of different applications suited to the varying demands of the different branches of the British armed services. The most ubiquitous of these is the G10, a general issue service watch produced in large numbers from 1980 until the present day. CWC estimate that about 200,000 of these watches were produced from 1980 until 2008 and were used by the British Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force and Royal Marines.

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Re: Three fat boys

Postby conjurer » December 19th 2018, 9:04pm

Sebastian Cabot was a fat boy, too.
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Re: Three fat boys

Postby relaxer7 » December 20th 2018, 4:58am

For those interested British military watch stamp / markings...

Many British military watches are stamped with the MOD 'broad arrow' also know as a 'pheon' which dates back to the 17th century and is attributed to Sir Philip Sidney Joint Master of the Ordnance.

Other identifying stamps include:-
W10 - Army Issue
0552 - Royal Navy
0555 - Royal Marines
ATP (Army Type Piece) - issued to the army
HS (Hydrographic Service) - issued to the Fleet Air Arm
6B/159 - issued to the RAF
C.O.S.D Company Ordnance Supply Depot - issued to Airborne Forces
G.S.T.P. General Service Time Piece
A.M. Air Ministry
W.W.W. Wrist Watch Waterproof - issued to the army

Out of interest - what do your boys get issued with?
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Re: Three fat boys

Postby foghorn » December 20th 2018, 6:42am

conjurer wrote:Sebastian Cabot was a fat boy, too.





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Re: Three fat boys

Postby TemerityB » December 20th 2018, 9:36am

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Re: Three fat boys

Postby conjurer » December 20th 2018, 10:52am

TemerityB wrote:Image


Interestingly, I was about to make up some bullshit story about how Mr. French on Family Affair molested all the kids on the show, with Brian Keith looking on whilst wearing a smoking jacket and drining a balloon of Hennesy. Alas, that fertile ground has already been tilled:


viewtopic.php?f=5&t=20101
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Re: Three fat boys

Postby koimaster » December 20th 2018, 12:27pm

conjurer wrote:
TemerityB wrote:Image


Interestingly, I was about to make up some bullshit story about how Mr. French on Family Affair molested all the kids on the show, with Brian Keith looking on whilst wearing a smoking jacket and drining a balloon of Hennesy. Alas, that fertile ground has already been tilled:


https://www.watchlords.com/forum/viewto ... =5&t=20101


I met the man once at a Italian restaurant Santa Monica, Cali. He had not yet started in Family affair but I remembered him from Checkmate. He was at the next table with his what I presume was his wife. Seemed polite and nice enough. Know nothing else about him except he was a good tipper according to the server. I think it was about 1964 or so and we were in the area to go to Disneyland. Also the last time I went to Disneyland.
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