VACHERON CONSTANTIN INVAR MARCONI ZENITH

VACHERON & CONSTANTIN   INVAR The 20th century began with a major breakthrough: The Frenchman Charles Edouard Guillaume invented a material called “Invar,” a nickel-steel alloy. (Guillaume was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1920.) Invar (derived from “invariable” due to its particular characteristics) was the ideal material for balances as its coefficient of[…]

EIGENTUM DER FLIEGERTRUPPEN ALPINA

  GERMAN-EIGENTUM-DER-FLIEGERTRUPPEN.pdf ALPINA ca. 1915: 182597 WITH MILITARY BLACK DIAL SIGNED EIGENTUM DER FLIEGERTRUPPEN ALPINA 60 MINUTE OUTER TRACK BORDER WHITE ARABIC NUMERALS EVERY 5 MINUTES } WHITE ARABIC NUMERALS 1-11 MILITARY/ALPINA LOGO AT 12 HASH MARKS EVERY 5 MINUTES SUB-SECONDS DIAL 60 SECOND OUTER CHAPTER RING STEEL BREGUET HANDS DIAL SIGNED MILITARY/ALPINA TRIANGLE LOGO[…]

RECORD WATCH COMPANY CHARLES LINDBERGH

  RECORD WATCH COMPANY Charles Lindbergh 1930’s Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974), nicknamed Slim,[1] Lucky Lindy, and The Lone Eagle, was an American aviator, author, inventor, explorer, and social activist. At 25 he became a  U.S. Air Mail pilot. From obscurity to instant world fame was accomplished by his victory[…]

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VIETNAM WAR ERA ZODIAC GMA 24HR HACKING AWESOME

    SIMILAR ZODIAC SEA WOLF CASE BACK GOLD FILLED   GSW JEWELRY NEXT TO A SEIKO 6105 8000   READY TO WEARRESTORED & OVERHAULEDALL FEATURES WORKINGEXCELLENT CONDITIONVINTAGEVIETNAM ERA1969PX/R&RGMA24 HOURWATER RESISTANTALL STEEL AND GOLD FILLEDHACKING AUTOMATICDIRECTLY FROM VIETNAMWITH70/7217 JEWELHACK SETSHOCK PROTECTEDMANUAL WIND&AUTOMATICZODIAC MOVEMENT WITHBLACKTOP LINECONTRAST STITCHEDOVER STITCHEDDOUBLE NATURAL GRAINLEATHER HIDEHD CHRONOGRAPHWRIST STRAP  33×42mmW/OCROWN AND   ***************************************************[…]

1968 VIETNAM ZODIAC SEA WOLF WITH LIGHTER ON LEATHER CUFF

    BLACK NO DATE WHITE DATE 24 HR HACK ALL THREE HAVE 1968/69 70-72 HACKING AUTOMATICS   RESTORED & OVERHAULED ALL FEATURES WORKINGEXCELLENT CONDITIONVINTAGEVIETNAM ERA1969PX/R&RZODIACSEA WOLFALL STEELHACKING AUTOMATICWHITE DIAL WITH DATEDIRECTLY FROM VIETNAMWITH70/7217 JEWELHACK SETSHOCK PROTECTEDMANUAL WIND&AUTOMATICZODIAC MOVEMENT WITH VINTAGE VIETNAM ERA BLACK LEATHER CUFF STRAP WITH VIETNAM ERA ZIP LIGHTER ENGRAVED IN 1968-1969[…]

WWII SEIKOSHA NAVAL AIR CHRONOGRAPH POCKET WATCH

PARTIAL MATTY COLLECTION H CHRONOGRAPH A RETOUR GEISMAR CHRONOGRAPH A RETOUR GEISMAR With Breitling 639 Base This Bomber stopwatch mechanism was considered specialized equipment utilized by many European Airforce in the 1920’s and ’30s. Producers included **Breitling, Minerva, Leonidas, Universal, Zenith, and **Geismar The French Lip company created a different movement then those above that[…]

VINTAGE IMPERIAL WWII JAPANESE H — 2 ILLUMINATED SEIKOSHA

    READY TO WEAR RESTORED & OVERHAULED ALL FEATURES WORKING VINTAGE WWII 1936-1945 ILLUMINATED SEIKOSHA H ——— 2 MILITARY NAVAL TIMER WITH FREE ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY WITH The Rise Of Japan 1905 – 1945 Imperial Army Imperial Seal Seal & Flag  Imperial Flag             Manchuria , along[…]

JAPANESE IMPERIAL PERIOD CHINA SERVICE HATTORI-SEIKOSHA POCKET WATCH

  RESTORED & OVERHAULED ALL FEATURES WORKING EXCELLENT CONDITION VINTAGE 1938-1945 JAPANESE IMPERIAL PERIOD HATTORI-SEIKOSHA MILITARY POCKET WATCH WITH RARE WWII JAPANESE COMPASS POCKET WATCH WRIST STRAP WITH 15 JEWEL SEIKOSHA MANUAL WIND MILITARY MOVEMENT IN ITS ORIGINAL 100% FINE NICKEL CASE WITH RESTORED LEATHER SEIKOSHA JAPANESE POCKET WRIST STRAP WITH COMPASS AND GREEN FELT[…]

RARE WWII SEIKOSHA IMPERIAL JAPANESE OFFICER MILITARY POCKET WATCH

  RESTORED RARE 1935-1942 WWII SEIKOSHA IMPERIAL JAPANESE OFFICERS SEIKOSHA MILITARY POCKET WATCH WITH RARE SKS SCREW DOWN NICKEL CASE AND EXTREMELY RARE 1938 HAND MADE IMPERIAL JAPANESE LEATHER POCKET WATCH PROTECTOR CASE [ROCK HAS DISCOVERED ONLY 2 IN 15 YEARS] HE OFFERED THIS ONE ON EBAY 2 YEARS AGO AND FREE PROFESSIONAL ONLINE APPRAISAL[…]

1940 -1945 JAPANESE DOUBLE CASED SEIKOSHA MILITARY NAVAL BADGE STRAP

THIS OFFER IS FOR A FULLY ORIGINAL 1940 -1945 JAPANESE DOUBLE CASED SEIKOSHA MILITARY NAVAL WRIST WATCH WITH OVERHAULED ORIGINAL 15 JEWEL MANUAL WIND SEIKOSHA MOVEMENT WITH RARE RESTORED ORIGINAL JAPANESE LEATHER STRAP WITH ORIGINAL RARE NAVAL BADGE AND FREE PROFESSIONAL ONLINE APPRAISAL INCLUDING ALL INFORMATION WITHIN THIS OFFER AND FREE A ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED[…]

1936 -1945 JAPANESE DOUBLE SILVER CASED SEIKOSHA + NAVEL BADGE

    I PERSONALLY OFFERED A SEIKOSHA WWII MILITARY SEIKO WATCH RECENTLY WITH THIS DIAL STRAP AND BADGE. WHEN A NEW PATRON INVESTED IN IT, OUR SERVER WENT DOWN WITH OVER 50 GIGS OF DATA. IN MY FRANTIC RUSH TO DISCOVER THE CAUSE , I ACCIDENTALLY KNOCKED THREE WATCHES THAT PURCHASED OVER THE WEEKEND [13TH[…]

1931-1945 WWII IMPERIAL JAPANESE SEIKOSHA SEIKO + RARE SLIDE COMPASS

  RESTORED RARE 1931-1945 WWII IMPERIAL JAPANESE SEIKOSHA SEIKO with WWII IMPERIAL JAPANESE LEATHER MILITARY STRAP OUTER PROTECTIVE CASE SUPER RARE STRAP COMPASS with FREE PROFESSIONAL ONLINE APPRAISAL [HISTORY INCLUDED] AND FREE ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY with 19.00 US SUBSIDIZED DOUBLE BOXED INSURED WITH SIGNATURE DELIVERY! 26.00 INTERNATIONAL SUBSIDIZED SHIPPING WITH SIGNATURE AND INSURANCE […]

GALLET WIDE CUFF WWII ORIG RADIUM DIAL

  GALLET.htm GLYCINE.htm WESTEND.htm WYLER.htm     GALLET WWI/WWII 11AM – 7 PM EST USA Gallet is the world’s oldest watch and clock making house with history dating back to Humbertus Gallet, a clock maker who became a citizen of Geneva in 1466. The Gallet & Cie (Gallet & Company) name was officially registered by[…]

GLYCINE 24HR WWII WIDE CUFF FULL RESTORE

  [2] GLYCINE WWII   GALLET.htm GLYCINE.htm WESTEND.htm WYLER.htm Glycine is a Swiss wristwatch manufacturer formed in 1914  in Bienne, Switzerland by Eugène Meylan.. Meylan was an uncompromising watch engineer who strove for perfection and produced extremely precise, small movements for ladies watches. Glycine would combine these fine miniature movements with cases fabricated from gold[…]

WWI WWII WEST END WIDE CUFF CONVERSION

          WESTEND WW1/WWII The West End Watch Company was created in 1886. The West End, a district of the centre of London, inspired its name to Mr. Arnold Charpié who was the Bombay representative of the Alcide Droz & Sons firm, a watch company established at Saint-Imier (Canton of Bern) in[…]

WWII WYLER WIDE CUFF CONVERSION

 GALLET.htm GLYCINE.htm WESTEND.htm WYLER.htm   Paul Wyler presented his first 16 and 19-line precision movements to the public in 1927. The particularity of these was the ICAFLEX balance wheel, which was legendary at the time. The Wyler Incaflex balance wheel is protected along its diameter by two curved, elastic arms, which absorb any shocks to[…]

PX BX R+R VIETNAM ERA HELBROS 360 AUTOMATIC CUFF

  READY TO WEAR FULLY RESTORED & OVERHAULED DISCOUNTED WATCH RESTORATION SERVICES WITH WARRANTY SERVICED EXCELLENT CONDITION 1969 ABSOLUTE PX/BX R+R VIETNAM ERA 34 X 38 MM W/O CROWN TWO PIECE STEM SINGLE PARKERIZED CASED HELBROS 360 AUTOMATIC RE-ILLUMINATED WITH AF-LUMINOVA HIGH-PERFORMANCE PHOSPHORESCENT PIGMENT WITH [SWEEP SECONDS] 17 JEWEL INCABLOC FULL 360 FORWARD-REVERSE MANUAL &[…]

2009-6105-6119-8119-SHARK-PLATE-SEIKO-DIVE

  RESTORED 2009-6105-6119-8119-SHARK-PLATE-SEIKO-DIVE IN THIS ORIGINAL GETTING IT READY TO WEAR 6119-8119 SEIKO DIVE WATCH AUTOMATIC WITH SUPER RARE JAPANESE-SEIKO PERMANENT SHARK PLATE STAINLESS STEEL DIVE BAND NOW IN MINT CONDITION     THIS BEAUTY WAS INVESTED IN 1974 THE PATRON WORE IT DIVING WORLD WIDE 20 YEARS HE WENT DIVING AND WAS BITTEN BY[…]

ZODIAC SEA WOLF VIETNAM 1969 WPERIOD CUFF

  1175 Buford Highway. Suite 120 Suwanee, Georgia. 30024 www.goldsmithworks.com 770.831.1257 – 1.800.438.6894 Date/Report Number …..030114.ZSW-VIET-69 Item:  ZODIAC SEA WOLF VIETNAM 1969 W/PERIOD LEATHER CUFF STRAP Description of item: VINTAGE VIETNAM ERA 1969 PX/R&R ZODIAC SEA WOLF ALL STEEL HACKING AUTOMATIC DIRECTLY FROM VIETNAM .LEATHER CUFF STYLE WATCH BAND WITH TRENCH ART CONDITION  NEAR  MINT .Estimated[…]

CUBA CASTRO FERRARI GRAND PRIX MOBSTERS

      In 1882, Armando Río y Cuervo and his brothers ran a watch-making workshop founded by their uncle Ramón in Havana. Cuervo y Sobrinos soon became a reference and a rival for the most prestigious watchmakers of New York, Paris and Rome. In the 1940s, Havana became the meeting point for intellectuals, businessmen[…]

EIGENTUM-DER-FLIEGERTRUPPEN

  OUR OFFERS INCLUDE 2 BASIC PROGRAMS:   ONE MOST WATCHES: 175.00INCLUDES AUTOMATIC AND MANUAL WIND WITH OR WITHOUT STANDARD DATE/DAY WINDOWS AND COVERS DIVE,  MILITARY,  DRESS, SPORT, COLLECTIBLE WATCHES IN EARLY ANTIQUE TO VINTAGE TO CLASSIC AND COLLECTIBLE DATE VARIATIONS. BOTH IN SWEEP SECONDS AND SUB-SECONDS [SUB-SECONDS REGISTER] PLUS WARRANTY AND PORTAL MEMBERSHIP  […]

REDDIT WATCH FORUMS CHILL 45000 VINTAGE WATCHES

  GOLD SMITH WORKS COMMUNITY VINTAGE WATCH COLLECTOR SITE VINTAGE WATCH ALBUMSRESTORED VINTAGE WATCHES       rocks shop jas shop 45,000 IMAGES/25000 PAGES ONLINE 24/7 APPRAISALS 488 PHOTO ALBUMS INFORMATION 100 HISTORY EDU  PDF GSW COMMUNITY WATCH PHOTOGRAPHS OVER 100 THOUSAND ONLINE 488 PHOTO ALBUMS TYPE Google Photobucket Our Sites Albums   488  […]

CHRONOGRAPH CUFF WATCHES ROCKS BEST PICS

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BRITISH ZODIAC PROTOTYPE MILITARY WATCH

ONLY TWO HAVE BEEN FOUND BY GSW THE FIRST SOLD FOR 3000.00 INVEST FOR ONLY 1200.00   WE PAY SHIPPING     FREE SHIPPING   [s2Member-Security-Badge v=”1″ /] THE GOLDSMITHWORKS COMMITMENT GOLDSMITHWATCHWORKS /GOLDSMITHWORKS AND /MILITARYWATCHBOX OFFER ONLY THE BEST RESTORED AND WARRANTED TIMEPIECES AVAILABLE. GSW OFFERS ALL BUT A FEW OF OUR ONLINE ADVERTISED TIME[…]

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WATCH Glossary A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Glossary A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z (Features) A Annual calendar A watch displaying the day, date, month, and 24 hours that adjusts automatically for short and long months. An annual calendar requires only a[…]

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DIVE WATCHES A HISTORY

 THESE WERE NON US CONTRACTED\ ONLY THE CANTEEN AND TORNEK WERE CONTRACTED U.S. NAVY DIVE WATCHES WHAT TO LOOK FOR HOW THEY LOOK NOTE. THE 2 DOXA 300T THE BLACK WOULD HAVE BEEN THE ONE UTILIZED THE EARLY ZODIAC NON-DATE WAS THE TOP VIETNAM ERA MIL DIVE RARE NON HACKING VERSIONS WERE THE FIRST ZODIAC[…]

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GERMAN-MILITARY-WATCHES.pdf THE QUESTIONS THAT FACE BOTH BUYER AND SELLER OF VINTAGE WWII GERMAN MILITARY WATCHES IS THEIR AUTHENTICATION. I MUST SAY, IF YOU INVEST IN A WATCH THAT IS BLACK DIALED, HAS OLD DEAD RADIUM ILLUMINATED NUMBERS AND HANDS, A SUB SECONDS REGISTER ABOVE THE 6 POSITION, HAS A STEEL OR CHROME CASE WITH WIRED[…]

VIETNAM ISSUED WATCHES

  US GOVERNMENT ISSUED VIETNAM WAR WATCHES WITH A SECTION ON FAKE & COUNTERFEITS READ BEFORE BUYING VIETNAM ERA MILITARY WATCH THERE WERE NEVER ANY NAMES ON DIAL OR US NAVY US ARMY US MARINES OR AIR FORCE EVER OK, I HAVE PUT A VIETNAM MILITARY WATCH PDF TOGETHER IT IS FREE FREE DTU-2 EDUCATIONAL[…]

CONVERT YOUR LIFE

  J LSYF GSW GSWW GST FREE HELP & WATCH ID ROCK BLOG FREE PDF AVAILABLE ALL WATCHES RESTORED BY ROCK WWI: 1915 -1918 -German Fliegertruppen German Aerial Detachments WWI: Pre-Luftwaffe” Was Called The LuftstreitkräFte And Very Early In The War As Die Fliegertruppen Deutschen Kaiserreiches (The Flier Troops [Of] The German Empire) 1915 WWI[…]

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AIRMAN SPECIAL

GLYCINE AIRMAN Founded by Eugène Meylan in 1914, Glycine produced watches at a factory in Bienne, Switzerland. Glycine began producing specialty ladies watches with precise, small movements in cases of gold and platinum dressed with diamonds and precious stones. In 1931 Glycine created an automatic movement based on the Hardwood 180 degree “Bumper” which had[…]

AEROSPACE GMT

  READY TO WEAR RESTORED & OVERHAULED EXCELLENT CONDITION VINTAGE 1969 ZODIAC AEROSPACE TRUE 24HR GMT 20 ATM DIVER 600 FEET 1969 Ca: 75 A HiBeat SEVENTEEN JEWEL AUTOMATIC FINE REGULATOR REGULAR 12 X 2 HR TIME MILITARY 24 X 1 HR TIME HACKING WRIST WATCH WITH FOLD OVER CLASPED STEEL BRACELET AND FREE PROFESSIONAL[…]

BRITISH BEAUTIES

A QUICK GUIDE TO THE BRITISH MILITARY WATCH        A FREE PDF IS AVAILABLE Board of admiralty app 1810. The same board room in use today THE BRITISH ADMIRALTY REMAINED THE NATIONS PREMIER MILITARY POLITICAL FORCE AND MILITARY POWER UNTIL THE AGE OF AIRCRAFT AT THE END OF WWII, IT WAS THE ADMIRALTY[…]

BUYING A VIETNAM ISSUE WATCH

US GOVERNMENT ISSUED VIETNAM WAR WATCHES WITH A SECTION ON FAKE NOTE: THE ONLY DIVE WATCH US MIL CONTRACTS WERE THE CANTEEN AND THE TORNEK. IF SOME ONE CAN PINT ANOTHER I WOULD BE HAPPY TO KNOW. FROM ROLEX TO SEA WOLF, MANY DIVES WERE UTILIZED BY NAVY DIVERS UDT ETC,  HELIO AND JET PILOTS ALSO[…]

DAVIDs RESTORED MILITARY CHRONO AVIATION WATCHES

DAVIDs RESTORED MILITARY CHRONO AVIATION WATCHES  ROCK IS NOW RESTORING/SERVICING THIS COLLECTION THE FOLLOWING WATCHES ARE FROM ONE PATRON’S [DAVID] COLLECTION WILL UPDATE AS EACH TIME PIECE OF THIS INCREDIBLE EDUCATION PDFSTORED POCKET TRENCH CONVERSIONS VIETNAM US GOV ISSUE WATCHES GERMAN SUBMARINE WATCHES WWII NON-ISSUE MILITARY WATCHES GERMAN MILITARY WATCHES JAPANESE MILITARY WATCHES BRITISH WWI[…]

JAPANESE BEAUTIES

BELOW JAPANESE WWII ISSUE CHRONOGRAPH BEFORE RESTORE FOR FREE PDF DOWNLOAD A HISTORY OF THE JAPANESE MILITARY WATCH Imperial Japan 1930 – 1945 watches restoredby rock & co Imperial Army Imperial Seal Seal & Flag Imperial Flag     While Japan provided SEIKOSHA made, SWISS made & Hybrid [Japan Case/Dial, w/Swiss and Japanese Movement] watches,[…]

DIVE-WATCHES

   DIVE WATCHES COLLECTIBLE DIVE WATCHES WHAT TO LOOK FOR HOW THEY LOOK   NOTE. THE 2 DOXA 300T THE BLACK WOULD HAVE BEEN THE ONE UTILIZED THE EARLY ZODIAC NON-DATE WAS THE TOP VIETNAM ERA MIL DIVE RARE NON HACKING VERSIONS WERE THE FIRST ZODIAC MILITARY THE BULOVA AND BLANCPAIN WERE ALL DESIGNED FROM[…]

GERMAN WWI WWII

    GERMAN-MILITARY-WATCHES.pdf THE QUESTIONS THAT FACE BOTH BUYER AND SELLER OF VINTAGE WWII GERMAN MILITARY WATCHES IS THEIR AUTHENTICATION. I MUST SAY, IF YOU INVEST IN A WATCH THAT IS BLACK DIALED, HAS OLD DEAD RADIUM ILLUMINATED NUMBERS AND HANDS, A SUB SECONDS REGISTER ABOVE THE 6 POSITION, HAS A STEEL OR CHROME CASE[…]

MATTY COLLECTION

  OCT 30TH 2014 TOP RESTORATIONS 2014 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUNE JULY AUGUSTUS SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOV 2013 JAN– FEB–MAR–APRIL–MAY– JUNE–JULY–AUG–SEP OCT NOV DEC 2012 JAN –FEB–MAR–APRIL –MAY–JUNE–JULY–AUG–SEPT–OCT–NOV–DEC 2011NOV DEC TEN YEAR WATCH POLICY http://helpme.lsyf.com/ Limited Alpina production-For Goering Luftwaffe Hacking Sweeps BY ALPINA HONORING HITLER SEIKOSHA CHRONO SEIKOSHA SUB TIMER WWII SEIKOSHA Alpina[…]

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JAPAN-1880

GOLDSMITHWORKS IN BIZ FOR 30 YEARS ONLINE SINCE 1992 ONLY OFFERS OUR PRODUCTS ON EBAY WATCH SALES  REPAIRS RESTORATIONS APPRAISALS ALL GSW OFFERS ARE ON EBAY 800-438-6894        OUTER CASE – INNER BOX – CLOTH POCKET WATCH AND POCKET WATCH LANYARD HOLDING KEY ***************************************** JUST THE CASE 46.01 MM     1.81 INCHES W/NECK/BUTTON 54.99[…]

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NUMBER 2 HISTORIC US ARMY AIR PILOTS WRIST WATCH

 GOLDSMITHWORKS HAS BEEN ONLINE TRADING & RESTORING WATCHES SINCE 1992 SINCE JOINING EBAY TEN YEARS AGO WE- HAVE POSTED OVER 150,000 PERMANENT  IMAGES PLUS HISTORIES OF ALL OF OUR RESTORATIONS PICASA -PHOTO BUCKET -GOOGLE   WE MAINTAIN 13 WEBSITES PROVIDING OUR PATRONS WITH FREE DETAILED   INFORMATION, HISTORY/CLEAR PICS ON WATCHES RESTORED THE LAST TEN[…]

PERSHING WATCH OR DIAL KITCHENER FOCH

THE POPULARITY OF THE UNIQUE PERSHING DIAL MADE THAT DIAL THE PERSHING DIAL. NOTE THE POCKET STYLED / CASED PERSHING ABOVE. WE STILL DISCOVER SPECIAL “PERSHING DIALED” WATCHES IN MANY FORMS IT SEEMS THAT MORE OFTEN THAN NOT, SOMEONE, USUALLY FROM A WATCH FORUM,WILL CONTACT ROCK TO INFORM HIM THAT SOMETHING/EVERYTHING IN AN OFFER IS[…]

A HISTORY OF A-11 USA MILITARY WATCHES IN PICTURES

    A HISTORY OF A-11 USA MILITARY WATCHES IN PICTURES

HITLER ALPINA WWII NAZI PARTY GIFT

THE RAREST WWII GERMAN WATCH A SMALL RUN OF THESE POCKET WATCHES WERE MADE IN GERMANY BY ALPINA   HONORING   HITLER.–\FEW SURVIVED  FEWER STILL ACTUALLY RUN DUE TO PARTS THIS ALPINA WAS/IS NOT SIMPLY A FASHION OR HONOR WATCH THE FACT THIS ALPINA HAS A MILITARY  HACKED SWEEP SECONDS HAND AND THIS RARE MILITARY GRADE[…]

VIETNAM-BROWN-WATER-BLACK-BERET-SEALS-RIVERINES-SEA-WOLVES

    WELCOME TO GOLDSMITHWORKS EBAY STOREFRONT. GOLDSMITHWORKS AND MILITARY WATCH BOX, WITH A BEAUTIFUL STUDIO AND GALLERY LOCATED IN SUWANEE GA ARE STATE LICENSED PRECIOUS METAL DEALERS, JEWELERS, GOLDSMITH AND WATCHMAKERS, AND ARE IN$URED THROUGH JEWELERS MUTUAL. WE ARE A MEMBER OF JEWELERS OF AMERICA, THE SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICAN GOLDSMITHS,POLYGON, THE DIAMOND NETWORK[…]

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HIDDEN MAP CONVERSION RED CROSS WATCH

New Page 5   FACT. GOLDSMITHWORKS HAS BEEN ONLINE TRADING & RESTORING WATCHES SINCE 1992 SINCE JOINING EBAY TEN YEARS AGO, WE HAVE OFFERED OUR VINTAGE TIME EXCLUSIVELY ONLINE WITH EB WE HAVE ALSO POSTED OVER 150,000 IMAGES OF OUR RESTORATIONS PICASA -PHOTO BUCKET -GOOGLE FREE WARRANTY AND APPRAISAL VERIFYING THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR TIME[…]

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INSURING YOUR VINTAGE WATCH INVESTMENT

APPRAISALS http://value.lsyf.com   KEYSTONE THE GSW GOLDSMITHWORKS APPRAISAL IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS YOU CAN POSSESS AS TO YOUR VINTAGE WATCH. NOT ONLY IS THE WATCH DETAILED AS WELL AS OUR OFFERS, IT IS GOOD ENOUGH TO UTILIZE IN INSURING YOUR VINTAGE WATCH AND FOR INSURING THAT YOU RECEIVE THE VALUE IF YOU[…]

LSYF_APPRAISALS

THE GSW GOLDSMITHWORKS APPRAISAL IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS YOU CAN POSSESS AS TO YOUR VINTAGE WATCH. NOT ONLY IS THE WATCH DETAILED AS WELL AS OUR OFFERS, YOU MAY UTILIZE IN INSURING YOUR VINTAGE WATCH. IT IS A DETAILED DOCUMENT IN CASE OF THEFT OR REPLACEMENT. IT DEMONSTRATS IT WAS WAS RECENTLY[…]

DANHOBACK

DAN HOBACK A ONE YEAR WARRANTY CLICK FOR DIRECT APPRAISAL CLICK FOR ALL APPRAISALS   Vintage 1968 US Military Wrist Watch  GS-06S-1147 DTU-2A/P-3818B [NOTE THIS PARTICULAR MILITARY WATCH WAS NOT MADE TO THE BELOW LOW SPECS. IT WAS THE TOP TIME PIECE DURING VIETNAM ISSUED TO AVIATORS AS WELL AS RANKING NON COM GROUND POUNDERS.[…]

Mikes Route 66

  CHECKING THIS WEEK’S BATCH OF RESTORATIONS CHECKING THIS WEEK’S BATCH OF RESTORATIONS HAVE AN AGED VINTAGE SEIKO HERE WITH CROWN ISSUE: PROBLEM WAS ATTEMPTING TO  REPLACE CROWN PROVED IT WAS SO TIGHT EVEN USING VICE GRIP TOOL WOULD NOT BUDGE IT. REMOVED CRYSTAL WITH BEZEL, HANDS AND CASE BACK THEN GOT READY TO IMPROVISE..[…]

Illinois Pennsylvania Special 1905 1921

  Illinois Pennsylvania Special 1905 1921  Pennsylvania Special 1921 Illinois Pennsylvania Special 1905 1921 ILLINOIS POCKET WATCHES 1921 1905   CLICK IMAGE ABOVE FOR FULL HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGE Washington Post, Nov 21, 1919   Kay Jewelry Store to Open Premises at 407 Seventh Street Are Remodeled for New Business. The Kay Jewelry store, 407 Seventh[…]

LEN_MULLER_6105_8009

     LEN_MULLER_6105_8009 Len Muller   6105 – 8009 SEIKO DIVE WATCH LEN MUELLER 6105 8009  KEEPS GREAT TIME LOOKS LIKE IT IS A NEAR NOS TIME PIECE   99% OF CASE FLAWS, DINGS, DENTS, IMPERFECTIONS  REMOVED FILING AND SANDING THEM MEASURED THEN POWER ROUGE CUTTING AND POLISHING WITH 4 DIFFERENT ROUGES REMOVED MANY DINGS[…]

Vietnam 6105 Seiko Diver 2016 6th Cavalry Custom Strap

    Vietnam 6105 Seiko Diver 2016 6th Cavalry Custom Strap  Vietnam 6105 Seiko Diver 6th Cavalry Custom Strap   I MASHED MY THUMB 4 TIMES SETTING THE RIVETS.. HOLES ARE FOR BREATHING AND ABILITY TO USE LEATHER OR NYLON CORD TO CARRY AROUND NECK OR ATTACHE TO FIELD GEAR OR OTHER SUCH CARRYING ABILITY […]

6105 B DAINI SEIKOSHA 8000 PROOF

THE MOST VALUABLE SEIKO 6105 DIVE WATCH IS THE 6105_*B-8000 WITH “PROOF” ON DIAL AND 6105B DAINISEIKOSHA CO LTD SEVENTEEN 17 JEWELS UNADJUSTED JAPAN ON ROTOR ASSEMBLY * DENOTES THE MODEL WITH HACKING ABILITY index.html NOTE THE “PROOF” JAPAN 6105 -8000 T ON DIAL 6105B DAINISEIKOSHA CO LTD SEVENTEEN 17 JEWELS UNADJUSTED JAPAN ROTOR WEIGHT[…]

FRANK_PAVE_SEIKO_6105B_8110

FRANK PAVE  GENUINE  6105-8110-B *HACKING DIVE WATCH MODEL IS THE 150M WATER RESISTANT I recommend that YOU click here then when page opens select file in  browser tool bar then select SAVE AS WEBPAGE and save this to YOUR hard drive!  http://goldsmithtraining.com/SIK/ FRANK 6105 APPRAISAL * MANUAL/AUTOMATIC MECHANICAL WRIST WATCHES DO NOT STOP LIKE A[…]

THE WEEMS CHARM WHY DID THE WEEMS FAIL AS AN A-11 WWII

 GOLDSMITHWORKS HAS BEEN ONLINE TRADING & RESTORING WATCHES SINCE 1992SINCE JOINING EBAY TEN YEARS AGO WE- HAVE POSTED OVER 150,000 PERMANENT  IMAGES PLUS HISTORIES OF ALL OF OUR RESTORATIONS PICASA -PHOTO BUCKET -GOOGLEWE MAINTAIN 13 WEBSITES PROVIDING OUR PATRONS WITH THE FINEST DETAILED  INFORMATION, WE 300 OFFER FREE WATCH EDUCATION PDF’S. WE TRY TO INVEST WITH FELLOW DEALERS.THEN RESTORE AND OFFER ON EBAY WITH A WARRANTY AND APPRAISAL IS INCLUDED ONE OF THREE SERVERSIS FOR APPRAISALS VERIFYING THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR TIME PIECES

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ALL THREE INCLUDED
SOME PICS BELOW SHOW HOW WE RELEASE SPRING BAR
LIKE MOST OLD MILITARY WATCHES, WHETHER SOLD DIRECT
LIKE THE DAVID AMD MARTTY COLLECTIONS THAT INCLUDE
LONGINES JAEGER LECOULTRE BAUME MERCIER ROLEX
WATCHES NEVER OFFERED BY THE MILITARY
YET ARE HACKING VERSIONS LARGER THAN MILITARY
AND BEAUTIFUL AND SOLD AS MILITARY WATCHES

THEY HAVE HOLES IN THE LUGS
MADE IT EASY TO PUSHIN SPRING BARS AND TO USE WIRE IF NEED BE
YOUR CARE GUIDE WILL INCLUDE INSTRUCTIONS

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LONGINES
HACKING
WEEMS
PILOTS WATCH
27.27 MM
W/O CROWNS
WITH

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ADVERTISED IN ENGLAND AS MILITARY WATCHES & STRAPS

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NOTE THIS BEAUTY. THIS OFFERED WEEMS IS PICTURED ABOVE AFTER WE INVESTED ON EBAY FOR IT.

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ONE THE DIAL:

THERE ARE REASONS WHY THE DIAL ON THE ONE ABOVBE IS BLANK EXCEPT FOR LONGINES. 1929/30 WAS THE LAUNCH DATE. BY 1935 . DIALS HAD LONGINES WEEMS. THE PATENT IN 1935 MEANT 1936/37 MODELS WOULD HAVE   LONGINES WEEMS & THE FAMILIAR PATENT NUMBER.

WHEN,  IN WWII, THE US PLACED THE SPECS FOR THE A-11 AND OTHER MILWATCHES. IT WAS STATED THAT NO BRAND NAMES ON THE DIALS WOULD BE PERMITTED.  WEEMS, EVER THE SALES MAN, WOULD GET A CONTRACT –A SMALL ONE THAT DID LITTLE TO PROMOTE THE WATCH. THEY WERE INFORMED THAT DIALS HAD TO BE BLANK.  NOTE, VERY FEW US MIL WATCHES EVER HAD THE BRAND NAME ON THE DIAL, SOME DIVES IN VIETNAM PERIOD.

I HAVE A WWII LETTER ON LSYF.COM THAT INFORMS WALTHAM THAT NO ATTER WHAT, NO NAMES UNLESS IN THE CODE ON BACK.

SO. I WAS ASKED WHY I SAY MILITARY WEEMS WHEN IT IS OBVIOUSLY NOT MARKED ON INSIDE BRIGDE -ANSWER BY WEEMS TO NO BRAND– WELL, AFTER INVESTING I WENT TO A FRIEND, HE HAS TWENTYON ME. 80 YEARS OLD. WE BOTH CONCLUDED THAT THE DIAL WAS KEY. IN 1935, 200 WEEMS ITH NO PATENT OR WEEMS ON DIAL, ONLY, LIKE THE LONGINES A-7, WHICH HAD LONGINES ON50% OF THE WATCHES, WE HAVE FOUND THE 2200 WEEMS HAD JUST LONGINES ONLY ON DIAL. THE 200 HAD JUST LONGINES, THEN, 2000 MORE WERE PURCHSED. 

SO, WHEN I OVERHAULED HER WE ALSO RESTORED THE DIAL WITH PLATES FROM 1937. IT REALY DOES NOT MAKE A DIFFERENCE. WHAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE IS THE OVER HAUL. 

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THE MOVEMENT

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NOTE WHEEL OFF CENTER

NOTE “10L” NOTE US ARMY ON
THE CENTER PINION BRIDGE
AND THE OFFSET WHEEL

10.68 HACKING 101/2 23.30MM.
10L W/TRUE CENTER SEC HACKING
H.5 30MM A-11  10 L BRIDGED CENTER SWEEPS

ALL WITH CENTER SWEEP OFFSET

 

 

A MOVEMENT WITH SWEEPS SECONDS–SECOND HAND REVOLVES AROUND THE DIAL– AND ABILITY TO HACK -STOP IT FROM RUNNING-   WAS REQUIRED. THE 10L 1068N WERE SIMILAR. BUT THE DATE ON THE 10L WAS SUPPOSED TO BE 1948?? THUS, AFTER RESTORING 60 TO 70 OF THESE WEEMS OF AL DATES, THE FIRST MOVEMENT WAS PURE HACKED. THE OFF SET WHEEL ACTUALLY RODE ON TOP OF ALL BRIDGES. NUMBERS LIKE 10.68 ARE MOREFOR MARKING THE SIZE THAN ANYTHING ELSE. THEY WERE ALL GREAT MOVMENTS

15 JEWEL LIKE MILITARY MOVEMENT WITH EXTRA
JEWEL FOR HACKED SWEEP SECONDS PINION
16 JEWELS

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CASE BACK HAS
AVIGATION
A-7 TIMER UTILIZED
FROM BUTTON CENTER CROWN

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ABOVE LONGINES A-7
FIRST WRISTWATCH FOR AVIGATION
NAVIGATION AVIATION

HALF HAD LONGINES ON DIAL

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REAR CASE US ARMY AC TYPE A-II
MOV 10.68

ABOVE IS ONE OF MY RESTORES. NOTE
LONGINES WEEMS PATENT NUMBER

 

 

FOR MORE ON AVIATION NAVIGATION A HISTORY
NOTE LOTS OF FACTS PHOTOS BUT THERE IS MORE TO ADD

HANDS

NOTE THE HANDS ARE ORIGINAL BUT NOT IN COLOR. THIS BEAUTY HAD GOLD HANDS. WE LEARNED THAT DUE TO THE SIZE OF DIAL PILOTS WOULD HAVE THEIR JEWELER/ WATCH MAKER COLOR THE HANDS WITH THREE COLORS. IT MADE VISUALS ON THE “FLY” –PUN INTENDED– FANTASTIC.IF YOU WANT VBLACK ODR GOLD LETME KNOW BEFORE YOU ONVEST.

[NOTE ROCK HAS THOUSANDS OF HANDS]
ROCK CHOSE A EARLY STYLE OF HANDS
MANY PILOTS WERE ABLE TO  MAKE A
QUICK GLANCE AT WATCH AND IT WAS EASY TO READ

THUS. ON THE DATE OF THE BIRTH OF THIS
LONGINES WEEMS, ONLY TWO GENRE INVESTED
IN THIS WATCH. PILOTS AND MILITARY.

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THE WEEMS SIMPLY WAS NOT AN A-11. YOU SEE,  THE A-I1 WAS SIMPLY A HACKING WATCH FOR PIOLTS, NAVIGATIORS, AND, ON ITS WAY TO THE A-17 , AND THEN THE 3118A, A  VIETNAM WAR PILOTS, GROUND FORCES, AND SPECIAL FORCES WATCH [BUILT UNDER DIFFERENT NAMES/STYLES]

VERSION 1 W/TWO CROWNS DIAL LONGINES OR LONGINES WEEMS 1929-1933

VERSION 2 W/TWO CROWNS  JUST LONGINES ON DIAL USED FOR MILITARY 1935/36

VERSION 3 LONGINES/WEEMS + PATENT ON DIAL END OF 1935 TO 1942

VERSION 4  ARMY AIRCORPS A-11 SPEC CONTRACT 1ST HAD MARKED DIAL LAST CLEAN 1942/43

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BOUGHT BY ALPINA EIGENTUM-DER-FLIEGERTRUPPEN

LINDBERG HOUR ANGLE ROCK RESTORE

 

 

THE WEEMS A-11 ARMY AIRCORPS DID NOT LIVE UP TO SPECS.  WITH IT’S LARGE BEZEL ITS DIAL WAS  SMALL WHEN COMPARED TO THE BEZEL AND DIAL IN THE A-11 BY COMPANIES LIKE BULOVA ELGIM WALTHAM , ETC. ALSO PRICE WAS REDUCED TREMENDOUSLY IN  THE   CHEAPER, STREAM LINED NON BEZEL A-II

VERSIONS 5 IS WHAT WE MAINLY SEE TODAY. THEY HAVE LONGINES,WEEMS AND PATENT ON DIAL. SOME THE 1930’S “CROWNS UP” AND THEN “CROWNS DOWN” AND EVEN  A LARGER CASE VERSION.

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FREE HTM ON BASIC HISTORY OF AVIATOR WATCHES
NO ADDS LINKS JUST ANOTHER ITEM TO LEARN FROM

THE WEEMS ON THE OTHER HAND REQUIRED A BOOK AND A TRAINING TO USE/ IT HACKED LIKE THE A-11, BUT THE US MILITARY HAD EXPERIENCE DATING BACK TO 1935 WITH   WEEMS HIMSELF. WEEMS  TOUTED HIS WATCH TO BE THE ANSWER TO A HUGE NAVIGATION PROBLEM IN THE US ARMY AIR CORP. HE REVEN CONTACED THE SEC OF WAR . WEEMS  HAD EVEN TRIED TO TRAIN  Amelia Earhart BEFORE HER LAST DEADLY FLIGHT.*

*COPIES OF LETTERS AT BOTTOM  NOTE THE DATES

THE WEEMS Second Setting Watch ALSO
REQUIRED A SEXTANT FOR CELESTIAL SIGHTINGS.

His “System” Then Employed A Modified Sextant Taking Two “Shots” Of The Sun, Allied To An Accurate Time Reading From His “Second Setting Watch”, Followed By Making Reference To The Tables In The Line Of Positions Book.(The Line Of Position Book Provided Extensive Charts With Precalculated Positions; Allowing A Pilot To Look Up The Positions Quickly And Easily, Instead Of Performing The Complicated Calculations Himself.)

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GRUEN ADVERTISED WATCHES SPECIFICALLY MADE
FOR 8 BRANCHES OF US MILITARY

YOUR STRAP OR BRACELET

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ROCK HAS A RARE LEATHER STRAP THAT IS AS OLD AS THIS NEAR FIRST EDITION HACKING WEEMS. IT IS UNUSUAL, IN GREAT CONDITION, WAS UTILIZED BY A PILOT AND MADE OF METAL, LEATHER AND ROPE, IT WILL FIT UP TO SIZE 8 INCH WRIST 

ALSO YOU RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING

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WHEEMS

DOWN AT BOTTOM IS A RECORD OF WATCHES USED BY US MILITARY.INCLUDING THE WEEMS. REMEMBER 1943 WAS WHEN A-II WAS ON THE LINE. SOME WERE OUT 1943. THE WEEMS AC WAS 1942/3. SO THE ONE LISTED IS IN FACT LIKE THIS ONE.. THIS MODEL WAS UTILIZED BY MILITARY AND COMERCIAL PILOTS THROUGH OUT THE 1930’S,

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THE FIRST TRUE AFFORDABLE AVIATORS WATCH 

The First True Aviators Watch Designed By A Pilot Specifically For Pilots By An Industry Great That Laid The Ground Work For Both The Linburgh Hour Angle Watch And Glycine Airman Was The Longine Weems…. …

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In 1927 – The Year Lindbergh Crossed The Atlantic. Captain Philip Van Horn Weems (1889-1979) Designed The “Weems System Of Navigation” His “System” Employed A Modified Sextant Taking Two “Shots” Of The Sun, Allied To An Accurate Time Reading From His “Second Setting Watch”, Followed By Making Reference To The Tables In The Line Of Positions Book.

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A FEW OF ROCKS WEEMS RESTORATIONS

 

 

In 1929,Captain Philip Van Horn Weems DESIGNED A Second Setting Watch Watch That Used A Rotating Exterior Bezel Or Center Dial With Minutes/Seconds Chapter Ring To Synchronize The Watch To The Second Using The Radio Time Signal Without Adjusting The Hands AND Incorporated A Second “Locking” Crown That Allowed The User To Lock Down The Rotating Bezel At The Precise Timing On The Bezel.

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There there are several versions of the Weems.
The first did not have a  patent. the patent was added i believe in 1935.

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THERE WERE 200 FREE 1934/35 WEEMS THAT WERE PROVIDED FREELY WHEN THE ARMY AIRCORPS HAD A TERRIFIC PROBLEM WITH NAVIGATION. THESE 200 WERE SHIPPED TO TWO BASES. THEN. IN THE LATE PART OF 1935 EARLY 1936, 1800 MORE WERE PURCHASED FOR THE US ARMY AIR CORPS. THESE WERE NOT STAMPED, SIGNED OR GIVEN A MILITARY NUMBER. LIKE A-7  A-11  A-17  3118B

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IN FACT, THE COSTLY LARGE A-7 LONGINES AT THE TOP. THE VERY FIRST INTERACTIVE PILOTA WRIST WATCH WAS ENDED IN 1934. IT WAS REPLACED WITH WEEMS. NO NUMBER UNTIL 1940!!!! WHICH IT JOINED THE A-11 CLASS UNTIL LONGINES PRODUCED THE STRAIGHT LONGINES A-11. A HACKING LONGINES ON THE LARGE SIDE–COMPARED WITH ELGIN WATHAM BULOVA AND WEEMS

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THE ORIGINAL WEEMS PURCHSED ON EBAY IN FEBRUARY 2015
THE MOVEMENT WAS AS BAD AS THE CASE AND DIAL
2 WEEKS ON AND OFF TO RESTORE

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THE LETTER AT TOP IS THE FIRST WEEMS UTILIZED BY USAAC
IT ALL BEGAN WITH A FREE 1935 GIFT OF 200 WEEMS
FROM AVIATOR PHILIP VAN HORN WEEMS HIMSELF

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WE DO NOT KNOW IF WEEMS WENT TO WASHINGTON TO
INFORM THE USARMY AIR CORPS AS TO WHAT WAS
NEEDED TO IMPROVE NAVIGATION LOSES
NOTE THE 1935 DATE OF THE LETTER AT TOP

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THE AC AND A-11 VERSIONS WERE
NOT CONTRACTED UNTIL WELL AFTER
THE GIFT

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CHOOSE THE STRAP OR BRACELETYOU WANT MOUNTED
INSTRUCTIONS FOR CHANGING OUT STRAPS IS PART OF YOUR CAEW GIDE.

NOTE I REMOVED THE LEFT SIDE SPRING BAR
TO DEMONSTATE HOW WE CHANGE THEM

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NOTE THE ROTATING BEZEL LOCK AT 2
2 styles early 27.7 mm locking crown at 2 pos
later 30 mm locking crown at 4 pos

A TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF WORK WENT INTO THIS RESTORATION
ROCK PAID 140.00 PLUS SHIPPING SEVERAL WEEKS AGO ON EBAY ONE CROWN, THE ONE AT TOP THAT LOCKS BEZEL, WAS MISSING, IT HASD OTHER ISSUES.  PLUS PARTS STRAP DIAL WORK, BEZEL WORK -NOTE THE NUMERALS AND HASHES–

BUT THIS PARTICULAR MODEL IS ONE OF THE FIRST

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In 1929, in partnership with Longines, Weems registered a patent for his design [APPROVED 1935]. Longines produced the original 28mm “WEEMS” with locking crown at 2 position and added a 30mm larger model with locking crown at 4 position., [thus the Weems came in two sizes. one the same size as the decade later U.S. GOV MIL WWII A-11 PILOTS WATCH]

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AS YOU CAN SEE, ROCK PERFORMED SOME MAGIC
PARTS ARE NOT AVAILABLE
SO HE WENT THROUGH SEVERAL HUNDRED CROWNS
FOUND ONE THAT MATCHED THE ORIGINAL
MACHINED THE INTERIOR
AND TAP AND DIE A SCREW IN POST
THE ACTUAL THREADED HOLE IN CASE WAS NOT TOUCHED

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The Weems System Along With His Invention Of The Second Setting Watch Enabled Pilots And Navigators To Read Truly Accurate Time Directly From The Watch Face During An Era When Chronometrical Precision Was Costly And Rare. Especially With The Help Of A Radio Signal….

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Unless Your Watch Had A Hacking Seconds-Hand, Like The WWII A-11 Pilots Watch W/Hack [Introduced Ten Years AFTER THE WEEMS Later] along With Precise Timekeeping And You’HAVE Set Your Watch Correctly In The First Place, You Can Be Out By A Few Seconds At Any Given Time And A Few Seconds At High Air Speeds Over Great Distances Can Prove Dangerous, If Not Fatal.

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BEZEL WORKS PERFECT

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OK, THIS DIAL IS IN MINT AND PROPER CONDITION

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SLIDE HOLDER IS MOUNTED ON LOCK DOWN DOWN

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CASE DETAILED MOVEMENT DROPPED IN
SCREW DOWN HOLDER COMPLETE
DIAL SET SCREWED
A FINAL CASE WIPE DOWN WILL OCCUR

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THE MOVEMENT IN THIS AWESOME LONGINES HACKING
PILOT AND MILITARY NAVIGATION IS SIMPLY ONE OF THE MOST
AWESOME MOVEMENTS. AT 16 JEWELS S WITH BUILT IN SWEEP
SECONDS –STILL HACKED–  TIME PIECE  [10L]

 

 

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ABOVE IS THE 1930’S LEATHER STRAP. IT IS A MAN’S STRAP AND FITS UP TO AN 8 INCH WRIST. IT IS SIMPLE TO MOUNT A STANDARD STRAP, BUT A RARE PIECE LIKE THIS IS SIMPLY AWESOME. LIFTS VALUE AND WILL CREATE A BUZZ,

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ROCK WAS OUT OF SPRING BARS WHEN I TOOK PICS

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TELL ME THIS IS NOT A KILLER STRAP. LOTS OF FUN THINGS GOING ON.
AND TO BE 1930’S… ALONG WITH THE HACKING WEEMS FROM LONGINES,
IT IS A AWESOME CHOICE
YOU HAVE A CHOICE

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WAITING FOR SPRING BARS

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BOTH SIDES ARE SUPER

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THE ABOVE TIME PIECE FOR DEMONSTRATING THE LOOK OF WWII WATCH SPRING

ABOVE IS A SPRING BRACELET
IT DOES NOT GRAB AND IS SUPER COMFORTABLE

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ACTUAL WWII WATCH SPRING

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SIZE 8

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ACTUALLY 8.5

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SPRING BARS NEEDED


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WE DOUBLED AND THEN DOUBLED THE CHECKING OF THE SIZE

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ABOVE ARE US MILITARY WATCHES
THIS MODEL WAS UTILIZED BY THE US MILITARY
THEN IT BECAME ONE OF THE A-11 PILOTS WATCHES WWII

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SUBMITTING A WATCH TO THE US MILITARY
FOR TESTING AND/OR PROVIDING REPORTS

ARE REQUIRED AND THAT ALL SPECIFICATIONS
WERE MET

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THIS LONGINES WEEMS IS OFFERED WITH THREE CHANGABLE STRAPS
THE ROPE LEATHER AND STEEL
THE CONTRAST STITCHED TAN/BROWN SHADE
THE MILITARY GREEN CONTRAST STITTCHED FROM VIETNAM PERIOD
CHOOSE WHICH ONE YOU WANT MOUNTED WHEN DELIVERED

FULL INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE IN YOUR CARE GUIDE 
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THE ORIGINAL DATED STRAP BRACELET FITS SIZE 7.5
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SO MANY TIME PIECES HAVE SLIPPED BY OUR BENCHES LEAVING THOUSANDS OF BAND BRACELETS AND STRAPS
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