Very Rare Cyma HS8 Fleet Air Arm Pilots Wristwatch c.1942
These beautiful wristwatches were issued to the pilots and navigators of the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm during the Second World War.
A large majority of the wristwatches supplied to aircrew of the Fleet Air Arm during this period were supplied by Omega, although Cyma also produced some early examples.
These watches are commonly referred to by their Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm stores reference number of HS8. The initials “HS” stand for Hydrographic Survey and the number “8” refers to a wristwatch.
The rare Cyma HS8 watch for sale was produced around 1942 at the heart of WW2. These watches are considerably rarer than their Omega counterparts and good original examples are seldom offered for sale.
As such, the watch for sale represents an excellent opportunity to acquire a superb piece of British WW2 aviation history.