Heroic Flt.Sgt. Hoyle DFM & His Movado “Weems”

We were contacted by an elderly gentleman who advised he had a watch which may prove to be of interest to us.

The gentleman believed his watch bore a striking resemblance to the rare Movado “Weems” Mk VIIA 6B/159 c.1940 featured on our website. Sure enough, his watch was the same and it came with some interesting history regarding its original owner.

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WW2 Omega Weems RAF Watch

Omega “Weems” of Dreams

The “Weems” Mk VIIA 6B/159 wristwatches issued to pilots and navigators of the RAF during WW2 are highly prized among vintage military watch collectors and enthusiasts. Although there were five manufacturers of these very special watches; Longines, Omega, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Zenith and Movado, the Omega is arguably the most coveted and elusive of them all. On

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