It’s not a reference to a 1967 war movie, in fact The Dirty Dozen were the twelve Swiss manufacturers commissioned to supply the British Ministry of Defence during the Second World War. These unassuming timepieces appeal to a wide range of military and watch collectors alike and often bring incredible prices at auction. The one shown above, by IWC, made an impressive £4,200 at a McTear’s Watches Auction.
an Omega watch, sold for £2,200
Perhaps you have inherited something similar but had no idea it held any value? Why not find out how much your old military watch is worth? Please contact us. Our free valuation service is available seven days a week, even over the holiday period.