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  • 881 — Kintaro Hattori opens the watch and jewelry shop “K. Hattori” (Hattori Tokaiten in Japanese; currently named Seiko Holdings Corporation) in the Ginza area of Tokyo, Japan.
  • 1892 — Seikosha is established in Tokyo as the clock manufacturing arm of K. Hattori.
  • 1917 — K. Hattori becomes a company (K. Hattori & Co., Ltd.).
  • 1937 — The watch production division of Seikosha is split off as Daini Seikosha Co., Ltd. ( “Daini” = “The Second” Seikosha).
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    • 1942 — Daiwa Kogyo, Ltd. is founded in Suwa, Nagano by Hisao Yamazaki.
    • 1943 — Daini Seikosha establishes a factory in Suwa for manufacturing watches with Daiwa Kogyo.

FROM 1874 TO 1917,  JAPAN HAD SHED HER ANCIENT OUT-DATED WAYS AND MOVED WITH UNEXPECTED FORCE INTO THE MODERN WORLD; BECOMING A BUILDER OF HER OWN ARMAMENTS, SHIPS, PLANES –EVEN IMPROVING UPON THE ADVANCEMENTS OF THE MODERNIZED WORLD.

AFTER THE 1904-05 RUSSIAN WAR, WHERE JAPAN ANNIHILATED  TWO VAUNTED AND POWERFUL RUSSIAN FLEETS, JAPAN HAD BECOME A WELCOME TREATY PARTNER OF THE USA, BRITAIN AND THE WORLD AT LARGE.

BY 1917,  DAINI SEIKOSHA WAS SEEKING WESTERN TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE THEIR  CAPABILITIES TO PRODUCE MODERN WATCHES. THEY INVITED SWISS AND AMERICAN WATCH COMPANIES TO JAPAN. THEY DID WHAT THE JAPANESE DO BEST. UNDER THE BANNER OF POSSIBLE EXPORTS, THESE COMPANIES WOULD, IN FACT, TEACH THE JAPANESE HOW TO MAKE MODERN WATCHES, AND, EVEN THOUGH JAPAN LOST  WWII,  UNCONDITIONALLY, BY THE LATE 1950’S, JAPAN AND SEIKO WOULD COMPETE TOE TO TOE WITH THE ENTIRE GLOBAL WATCH COMMUNITY.

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1917 ADVERTISEMENT

IN 1917, JAPAN HAD AGREEMENTS WITH THE MOST ADVANCED COMPANIES IN SWITZERLAND AND THE UNITED STATES. THE ABOVE ADD DEMONSTRATES THAT   HATTORI/SEIKOSHA ALLOWED  WALTHAM TO MARKET WATCHES IN JAPAN. EVENTUALLY, HATTORI/SEIKOSHA WOULD UTILIZE SWISS AND AMERICAN MOVEMENTS IN SOME OF THEIR EARLY MILITARY AND CIVILIAN WATCHES. NOT LONG AFTER WE BEGIN TO SEE  SEIKOSHA SIGNED MOVEMENTS THAT CONTAIN MOVEMENTS THAT LOOK –IN EVERY WAY BUT SIGNATURE– LIKE THOSE OF THE USA AND SWISS –INCLUDING FINISHING TECHNIQUES. 

THE SEIKOSHA WATCH >
SEIKO > NATION + DELIKATA + OTHERS….

AS WE DISCUSSED, AFTER JAPAN’S STUNNING VICTORY IN THE THE RUSSO-JAPANESE  WAR OF 1905, JAPAN WAS WELCOMED INTO A “PRIVATE CLUB” BY THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN. THESE MOVES COMBINED WITH THE “WAR SPOILS OF KOREA, INSPIRED JAPAN TO FURTHER BUILD HER OWN EMPIRE. MANY JAPANESE COMPANIES WOULD SOON, WITH GOVERNMENT SUPPORT, TRAVEL THE GLOBE IN SEARCH OF INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY. ONE OF THOSE COMPANIES WAS HATTORI/SEIKOSHA. SOON, SEIKOSHA WOULD BE THE PRODUCTION FORCE IN JAPAN;  BUILDING ADVANCED WATCHES, CLOCKS, TIMERS AND MILITARY RELATED DEVICES.

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1929 – 1945
SEIKOSHA
SKS

THE FOLLOWING PICTURES REPRESENT AN ACCUMULATION OF SEIKOSHA KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE. THE LINE OF STANDARD & MILITARY WATCHES  BEING UTILIZED THROUGHOUT JAPAN, INCLUDING IN MILITARY ACTIONS IN KOREA, CHINA, MANCHURIA AND SOON, THROUGHOUT THE PACIFIC.

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THE ABOVE PICTURE IS DATED 1929-1930.
YOU CAN SEE THE “SWISS BARS” FINISH ON THE MOVEMENTS -ALTERNATING LINES- YOU ALSO SEE THE WIRE LUGS AND TWO WITH PIN-LUGS.

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THE ABOVE PICTURE SHOWS THE MILITARY VERSION OF THE SEIKOSHA SEIKO NATION WITH RED 24 HR MIL TIME. THIS MODEL HAS A CHROMED CASE AND PIN/SPRING BAR LUGS. YOU WILL ALSO NOTE THAT SEIKO IS REPRESENTED AS THE BRAND WITH NATION IN SMALLER PRINT BELOW ON THE RIGHT. SEIKO WAS JUST BECOMING A  BRAND OF SEIKOSHA,.

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THE ABOVE PIC SHOWS VARIOUS CALIBRE. IF YOU KNOW MOVEMENTS YOU CAN SEE
THAT ALL THESE MOVEMENTS HAVE A TWIN IN EITHER SWITZERLAND OR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

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THE ABOVE PIC SHOWS THE DATE AGAIN AS 1929-1930. WATCHES WERE VALUABLE COMMODITIES IN THE JAPANESE COMMUNITY. MANY VINTAGE JAPANESE MILITARY CAPABLE WATCHES THAT REMAINED AFTER W.W.II, WERE ACTUALLY MADE FROM 1929 THROUGH 1936.

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HATTORI-SEIKOSHA, FROM 1905 THROUGH 1928, WORKED TO DEVELOP THEIR OWN BRANDS. UTILIZING TECHNOLOGY THEY ACQUIRED FROM THE WESTERN NATIONS, SOON NAMES LIKE DELIKATA, NATION, SEIKO, PACIFIC, DEABAN, SEIRO, NYDOL, STANDARD, SHUKO AND FINTER WERE LEADING THE MARKETS OF JAPAN AND OTHER ASIAN NATIONS.

 

BY 1933, JAPAN WAS ON NEAR EQUAL GROUND WITH THE WORLD POWERS, YET JAPAN LACKED  NATURAL RESOURCES. THE ANSWER WAS EMPIRE. LIKE GREAT BRITAIN AND OTHER EUROPEAN NATIONS, JAPAN FELT HER ONLY ALTERNATIVE WAS TO EXPAND HER POWERS IN SEARCH OF COLONIES.  NATIONALISM AND MILITARISM SOON SWEPT JAPAN. JAPAN BEGAN FLEXING HER NAVAL POWER AND EXPANDING HER “EMPIRE” IN WAYS THAT THREATENED THE U.S. AND HER EUROPEAN ALLIES FRANCE AND BRITAIN. 

IN 1936 JAPAN PULLED OUT OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS, THE LONDON NAVEL CONFERENCE AND RENOUNCED THE WASHINGTON AND LONDON NAVEL TREATIES IN ORDER TO DEVELOP A NEW CLASS OF BATTLE SHIP CALLED THE YAMATO CLASS; THE LARGEST AND MOST FORTIFIED AND GUNNED IN HISTORY. THE YAMATO HAD BEEN PROPOSED TO ENGLAND AND THE US. JAPAN ARGUED THAT WITH THEIR LIMITED NATURAL RESOURCE LARGER BATTLE SHIPS WOULD COST LESS THEN NORMAL BATTLESHIPS. THE US AND ENGLAND FELT THAT JAPAN WOULD HAVE THE UPPER HAND.

BY THE END OF 1936, A WORLD WIDE ARMS RACE WITH BATTLE SHIPS BEING THE PRIMARY WEAPON OF CHOICE WAS LAUNCHED. FRANCE, GERMANY, ITALY, ENGLAND AND THE US IMMEDIATELY BEGAN PLANS FOR LARGER MORE POWERFUL BATTLESHIPS.. AND BY 1937, JAPAN WAS WELL INTO HER THRUST FOR RESOURCES BY CONDUCTING UNDECLARED WAR IN CHINA.

THE SEA BECAME JAPAN’S BATTLE GROUND  AND ITS BASES THE PACIFIC ISLANDS . JAPAN’S EMPIRE BUILDING IN KOREA, MANCHURIA AND THE PACIFIC BUILT AN  IMPERIAL ARMY. EVENTUAL FRONT LINE TROOPS AND OFFICERS IN WWII WOULD BE THOSE TRAINED IN CHINA, KOREA AND MANCHURIA.

NOTE:
THERE ARE SEIKOSHA WATCHES WITH A “STAR” OR “ANCHOR” OVER THE HANDS UNDER THE #12 THAT ARE MILITARY, BUT 75% OF ALL JAPANESE MILITARY WATCHES ARE LIKE THOSE ABOVE AND THE WATCH IN THIS OFFERING. IN FACT, THE STAR OR ANCHOR DIALS ARE THE SAME AS THOSE ABOVE AND BELOW. THE RAREST JAPANESE MILITARY WATCHES ARE LARGE [COMPARED TO THE NORMAL] PILOTS WATCHES AND TIMERS. BUT FOR GROUND TROOPS AND SEAMAN, THE FACT RESTS WITH MAINLY THE  SEIKOSHA SEIKO, NATION, DELIKATA AND DEABAN

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THE
SEIKOSHA
SEIKO
MILITARY WRIST WATCH

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ABOVE WE PRESENT THE MILITARY OUTER CASE
DESIGNED TO PROTECT WATCHES
NO MATTER THE BRAND OR TYPE
EXCEPTING THAT THE SIZE OF THIS WATCH CASE
FAVORS THE SEIKOSHA BRANDS

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THIS EARLY “SEIKO” BRANDED Seikosha WATCH
HAS THE GENUINE MARKINGS OF AN EARLY
JAPANESE MILITANT WATCH

WITH

MATTE WHITE DIAL

SMALL BRASS STUDS MARKING MINUTES
ON AN OUTER CHAPTER RING

RAISED BRASS ARABIC NUMERALS
THIN PAINTED BLACK

RED 24 HR MILITARY TIME

BLACK STEEL HANDS

SUBSIDIARY SECONDS REGISTER
WITH MARKERS AND NUMERALS
BLACK SECONDS HAND

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WHAT MAKES THIS PARTICULAR SEIKO MILITARY WATCH SO UNIQUE
IS THAT THE CASE – SIGNED “SKS” – HAS NO LUGS

IT IS STAINLESS STEEL AND NOT CHROME OVER BASE
THE TOP IS SMOOTH WITH NO LUGS

THOUGH IF IT HAD  LUGS
IT WOULD STILL FIT INTO THE OUTER PROTECTIVE CASE

THE WATCH CASE WAS DESIGNED TO PARTNER WITH THE OUTER CASE
TWO “LUGS” AT BOTTOM ALLOW A WIRE TO FIT THROUGH
THE OUTER CASE AND INTO THE WATCH CASE.

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WE NEVER REMOVED IT.
WE SIMPLY LIFTER IT UP AND FORWARD
THEN REMOVED SIGNED CASE BACK
REMOVED FRONT CRYSTAL BEZEL
AND REMOVED MOVEMENT FOR SERVICING

THIS RARE SETUP WAS INTENTIONAL
AND
PRETTY AWESOME

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I WOULD LIKE TO SAY THE PICTURE OF THE IMPERIAL JAPANESE WOMAN
IN THE CASE BACK WAS THERE WHEN WE INVESTED IN THIS TIME PIECE
BUT SHE WAS IN A DIFFERENT SIMILAR PROTECTIVE WATCH  CASE
WE SOLD THAT CASE WITH A WATH AND KEPT THE PHOTO
SO SHE IS GENUINE BUT NOW RESIDES IN THIS
MASTERFUL SEIKOSHA MILITARY WATCH SET UP

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WIRE BRUSHING DID NOT AFFECT THE VALUE
YET WE KEEP ALL
CLEANING BUFFING AND/OR BRUSHING
TO A MINIMUM.

THIS CAN BE SEEN IN PHOTOS
WE AE NOT CONCERNED WITH RESTORING DIALS
WE WANT THEM AS THEY WERE.
HIGHER PRICE POINT FOR YOU
AND ON YOUR APPRAISAL

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The Rise Of Japan
1905 – 1945

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Imperial Army Imperial Seal Seal & Flag  Imperial Flag

 

Manchuria , along with other borderlands of the Chinese Empire such as Mongolia and Tibet, came under the influence of colonial powers such as Britain which nibbled at Tibet, France at Hainan and Germany at Shandong. Meanwhile the Russia encroached upon Turkestan and Outer Mongolia, having annexed Outer Manchuria. Inner Manchuria also came under strong Russian influence with the building of the Chinese Eastern Railway through Harbin to Vladivostok.

Due to the Russo-Japanese War in 1904–1905, in which Japan surprised the world powers by decisively defeating Russia on the ground as well as out at sea,virtually annihilating the Russian Far East Fleet and the The Russian Second Pacific Squadron (The Russian Baltic Fleet Renamed) ,  Japan replaced Russian influence in the southern half of Inner Manchuria.

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Great Empire of Manchuria

With the erosion of Qing China influences in the 19th century, Korea began to show greater independence, partly to avoid western domination, but also to avoid Japanese control, while Japan was rapidly modernizing in the second half of the 19th century and showing a keen interest in Korea.

By the 1880s there were pro-Japanese and pro-Qing factions influencing decisions by the Korean court. With the defeat of Qing forces inside Korea in 1895 and the murder of Empress Myeongseong by Japanese agents, and the subsequent defeat of Imperial Russia by Japan in 1905, Korea came firmly under the control of Japan and would be occupied by Japan for 35 years.

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Japanese General Kuroki and his staff, including
foreign officers and war correspondents 1904

AFTER THE  Russo-Japanese War the European powers and the United States recognized Japan as a colonial power and a  valuable ally during World War I., In Japan, this led to the rise of ultra-right wing and nationalist leaders, such as Fumimaro Konoe and Sadao Araki, who advocated uniting Asia under the rule of the emperor. Known as hakkô ichiu, this philosophy gained ground during the 1920s and 1930s as Japan needed increasingly more natural resources to support its industrial growth.

Japan entered World War I in 1914, seizing the opportunity of Germany’s distraction with the European War to expand its sphere of influence in China and the Pacific. Japan declared war on Germany on August 23, 1914. Japanese and allied British Empire forces soon moved to occupy Tsingtao fortress, the German East Asia Squadron base, German-leased territories in China’s Shandong Province as well as the Marianas, Caroline, and Marshall Islands in the Pacific, which were part of German New Guinea. The Siege of Tsingtao and a swift invasion in the German territory of Jiaozhou (Kiautschou), proved successful and the colonial troops surrendered on November 7, 1914. Japan then gained the German holdings.

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Terauchi Masatake
Prime Minister of Japan
1916-1918

In July 1918, President Wilson asked the Japanese government to supply 7000 troops as part of an international coalition of 25,000 troops planned to support the American Expeditionary Force Siberia. (the western powers acting against the Russian Revolution) Prime Minister Terauchi Masatake agreed to send 12,000 troops, but under the Japanese command rather than as part of an international coalition

To keep the economy growing, an emphasis was placed on arms and weapons production with much of the raw materials coming from the United States. Rather than continue this dependence on foreign materials, the Japanese decided to seek out resource-rich colonies to supplement their existing possessions in Korea and Formosa.

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Manchuria was (and still is) an important region for its rich mineral and coal reserves, and its soil is perfect for soy and barley production. For pre-World War II Japan, Manchuria was an essential source of raw materials. Without occupying Manchuria, the Japanese probably could not have carried out their plan for conquest over Southeast Asia or taken the risk to attack Pearl Harbor on the 7th of December, 1941

Around the time of World War I, Zhang Zuolin established himself as a powerful warlord with influence over most of Manchuria. He was inclined to keep his Manchu army under his control and to keep Manchuria free of foreign influence. The Japanese tried to kill him in 1916 by throwing a bomb under his carriage, but failed. The Japanese finally succeeded on June 2, 1928, when a planted bomb exploded under his seven-carriage train a few miles from Mukden station.

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As his brother Emperor Puyi was without a direct heir,, HIS YOUNGER BROTHER, Prince Pujie, was regarded first in line to succeed the Manchukuo throne, and the Japanese officially proclaimed him as heir apparent. He  went to Japan for studies. After graduation from the Imperial Japanese Army Academy, Pujie agreed to an arranged marriage with a Japanese noblewoman. Pujie selected Lady Hiro Saga (1914-1987) — who was a relative of the Japanese Imperial Family —  from a photograph from a number of possible candidates vetted by the Kwantung Army.  The wedding had strong political implications, and was aimed at both fortifying relations between the two nations and introducing Japanese blood into the Manchurian Imperial family.

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A Japanese propaganda poster for the Tripartite Pact:
“Good friends in three countries”.
(left Ad-olf Hi-tler, center Fumimaro Konoe, right Benito Mussolini)

On September 22, 1940, taking advantage of France’s defeat that summer, Japanese troops occupied French Indochina. Five days later, the Japanese signed the Tripartite Pact effectively forming an alliance with Germany and Italy

In August of 1945, the Soviets invaded Manchuria causing the collapse of Manchukuo, Pujie initially attempted to escape to exile in Japan with his brother. However, as it became apparent that no escape was possible, he opted to return to Hsinking in an unsuccessful attempt to surrender the city to Kuomingtang forces of the Republic of China. Pujie was arrested by the Soviet Red Army and was sent to prison camps in Chita and Khabarovsk in Siberia with his brother and other relatives. With the Sino-Soviet rapprochement after the establishment of the People’s Republic of China, Pujie was extradited to China in 1950.

On his return to China, Pujie was incarcerated in the Fushun War Criminals Management Centre. A model prisoner, he became a symbol of leniency by the communist regime, joined the Communist Party of China, and later served in a number of important posts.

In 1978, Pujie became a deputy from Shanghai at the 5th National People’s Congress. He subsequently served as deputy from Liaoning, Politburo Standing Committee Member, and Vice Chairman of the Nationalities Committee of the 6th National People’s Congress in 1983. He was appointed Deputy Head of the China-Japan Friendship Group from 1985. He rose to a seat on the Presidium of the 7th National People’s Congress in 1988. From 1986, Pujie was also Honorary Director for the Handicapped Welfare Fund.

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THE ABOVE ARE SOME HATTORI – SEIKOSHA CLOCKS
TIMERS AND WATCHES RESTORED BY GSW

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BACK TO THIS WONDERFUL
SEIKOSHA
SEIKO
MILITARY WATCH
COMPLETE

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HERE WE HAVE THE SEIKO
MOUNTED IN A PROTECTIVE CASE
WHICH IS MOUNTED ON A

1 INCH – 24.77 MM WIDE
9 1/8TH INCH LONG

LEATHER MILITARY STRAP

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THIS JAPANESE MILITARY STRAP
IS IN
EXTRAORDINARY
EXCELLENT CONDITION

 

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YOU MAY WEAR THIS WATCH
AND
LEATHER STRAP

IN FACT IT WILL FIT UP TO 8 INCHES
[LAST HOLE]

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ADDITIONALLY
A RARE JAPANESE
WATCH COMPASS
IS  ATTACHED TO THIS STRAP

UNLIKE MANY THAT FIND THEIR WAY TO THE MARKET
THIS COMPASS WAS MADE FOR THIS STYLE AND TYPE
IMPERIAL PERIOD JAPANESE WATCH STRAP
IT FITS PERFECT AND CAN BE REMOVED
AND PLACED ON ANY
JAPANESE IMPERIAL MILITARY STRAP

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HERE IT SITS NEXT TO AN 18 MM CONVENTIONAL
BROWN CONTRAST STITCHED WATCH STRAP
YOU CAN SEE THE DIFFERENCE IN WIDTH

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GSW ALWAYS STRIVES TO INTRODUCE
COOL WATCHES

WE SPEND MORE $$ TO INVEST IN ALL THE “PARTS”
THAT MAKE THE ENTIRETY OF THE OFFER

NOTE THE JAPANESE TOOLED BUCKLE
AGAINST THE TOOLING ON THE COMPASS CASING

 

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HERE WERE TESTING PADDING
TO PROTECT THE GENUINE PHOTO

WE SETTLED ON A TINY STRIP
RATHER THAN THE LARGE PIECE

TO KEEP CASE BACK
FROM DIRECT CONTACT

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THIS PICTURE OFFERS A LOOK AT THIS STUNNING OFFER

 

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I BELIEVE ROCK IS THINKING OF ADDING
A JAPANESE WWII  MILITARY BADGE
OPPOSITE THE COMPASS
IT WOULD MAKE THIS BEAUTY SING!

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I BELIEVE THAT PRICE POINT WILL HAVE TO BE FAIR TO GSW
THIS ONE COULD BE A KEEPER


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THE SIZE IN LENGTH OF THIS STRAP
IS PROOF IN POINT THAT THIS STRAP
WOULD ALLOW FOR WEARING OVER A COAT
THE AVERAGE VINTAGE IMPERIAL PERIOD STRAP
FOR THE SEIKOSHA WATCHES
IS USUALLY 7 INCHES VS THE 9.2 INCHES
OF THIS RARE AND WONDERFUL FIND

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THIS IMPERIAL SEIKOSHA
MILITARY STRAP IS IN AWESOME
CONDITION

IT HAS BEEN TREATED WITH
OILS, WAXES AND NEETSFOOT OIL
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THE FOLLOWING ARE ARCHIVAL
PICTURES OF ROCK RESTORING A
LEATHER TRENCH STRAP. THE SAME WAY
THE STRAP IN THIS OFFER WAS RESTORED

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ROCK IS APPLYING
OIL AND A LAYER OF POLISH

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ROCK IS STRETCHING
THE OLD LEATHER

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ROCK IS  BUFFING THE OILED STRAP
EMBEDDING THROUGH HEAT & PRESSURE
AT 3600 RPM THE OILS AND WAXES
DEEP INTO THE STRAP LEATHER

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MORE OF THE SAME..

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THIS HOW ROCK RESTORES
ANTIQUE LEATHER STRAPS
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ROCK HAS 7 1/4 TO 7 1/2 INCH WRIST SIZE
NOTE THE THERE ARE ADDITIONAL SIZING HOLES!
USUALLY YOU ARE AT THE END OF THE STRAPS HOLES

 

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HERE THERE IS EXCESS STRAP TONGUE
OUT OF THE KEEPER

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CONDITION
– EXCELLENT- 
WATCH WINDS SETS & KEEPS TIME

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