What is “WWW”? It is not the domain name of a website, and it exactly means “Wrist, Watch, Waterproof”. However, for watches issued under this standard, there is also a common name in the watchmaking industry – “The Dirty Dozen”. It is worth mentioning that these watches were finished until May to December of 1945, while the Second World War was ended in May. Therefore, these antique fake watches hadn’t appeared on the battlefield of Second World War. But they were not wasted, even some armed forces from other countries took them.
The standards of these “WWW” are: 35-38 mm diameter, black dial, luminescent coated hands and hour markers, track minutes scales, the diameter of the movement is 11.75 to 13 and equipped with 15 gemstones, anti-shock glass, chrome or stainless steel case, waterproof and high precision. The watches met all the requirements will be engraved the unique symbols of UK Financial Department, “WWW”.
Due to the different company and different capacity of production, the quantities from different companies were different. The twelve companies are: Buren, Cyma, Eterna, Grana, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Lemania, Longines, Omega, Record, Timor and Vertex. All the black dials imitation watches will allow the watch lovers to listen to the whisper about the history and stories of the war.