Constructed from detailed heat resistant silicone, each coaster closely conveys the character of its namesake design, and serves perfectly as a soft valet placement on which to rest your timepiece, or as a base to relax your beverage.
SET - A:
01-A: GG-W-113 / MIL-W-46374 Dial Coaster - 1967
Issued during the Vietnam war, the GG-W-113 was one of the US Governments longest running specifications. It was equipped with a highly legible 12 hour outer and 24 hour inner positions, tritium luminous markers and a 15 jewel hacking movement.
02-A: California Dial Coaster - 1934
Featuring a unique half Roman and half Arabic numeral design, the California dial provides quick and decipherable legibility and can be found in several iconic dive watches from the early 1930s. Examples are often applied with radium luminous paint.
03-A: A-11 / FSSC 88-W-800 Dial Coaster- 1942
Known to many as the “watch which won the war”, the hacking A-11 was issued in large numbers during WWII to branches including the USAAF and RAF. Although the majority were non-lumed, select numbers had radium luminous pips applied for Naval and other roles.
04-A: Flieger B-Uhr Type-B Dial Coaster - 1938
The B-Uren was the development of leading German and Swiss watchmakers of the 1930s and is most well known for its role as an Axis aviation navigational aid. With a formidable 55mm case width presence, it features a unique inner hour sector and outer minutes positions and was radium lumed.
Explore Set-B for a selection of 4 more iconic vintage military dial designs.