SKU Code: GGW113/100QZ
This recreation is based closely on the original Vietnam war design from the 1960s but has the advantage that it is now equipped with a high-performance hybrid movement, glass crystal, screw caseback and 100m water resistance. MWC hybrid watches essentially combine the best of both new and traditional watchmaking technology. They encompass features from both conventional automatic and quartz models resulting in a hybrid ultra-low maintenance movement. The hybrid movement has a battery powering the movement through coils and a quartz oscillator, but the hands are mechanically actuated and controlled. Essentially the movement is mechanical except it's powered by a battery and regulated by a crystal the only thing it doesn't have is a spring. This watch offers the ideal choice for buyers who would prefer the sweep secondhand as seen in automatic watches with the hassle-free maintenance benefits of a quartz watch.
The watch offers the benefit of retaining the classic 1960s outward appearance whilst having the advantage of a few important updates to improve its suitability for use on a day to day basis, the main upgrades are an increase from 30m to 100m water resistance and a screw-down crown and caseback. The other watches in this family of watches are the A-11 based on the WW2 USAAF pilots watch and the A-17 based on the Korean War issue model.
All the original watches regardless of whether they were an A-11, A-17 or GG-W-113 used plexiglass which was fine for the time but does not come anywhere near meeting modern st