The Original Combat Field Watch
Militaries have long needed accurate timekeeping. When the stakes are high, only the most reliable, precise tool will do. This need was principally fulfilled with civilian timepieces. During the Second World War, the British War Office, found that no civilian timepiece could meet the extreme demands of the modern combat they faced. They charged twelve companies to build a watch, fit for the realities of warfare, that soldiers faced in the trenches.
The brand has objectively done a great job to keep the price fairly decent, and not to modernize aspects of the watch that shouldn’t be modernized
It’s incredibly pleasing that Timor has stayed faithful to the original size and resisted the temptation to make this watch a more modern sized 38-40mm.
It’s nice to see Timor offering a version of their watch with the spirit of the original, while also providing an option for those who simply prefer the convenience of an automatic
If you love the looks of the original, then the Heritage Field looks like a great alternative, packed with modern tech and at a price that many can justify for something so damn cool-looking.
Mr Briggs is making full use of Timor’s back story, particularly its contribution to the war effort, and is launching a reissue of its iteration of Dirty Dozen watch
The Heritage Field watch is an aesthetically authentic reproduction, but with a couple of refinements.