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This watch was SOLD on March 19, 2009 (Destination: Washington, DC, U.S.A.).

Gender: male
Crystal: acrylic
Dial Width: 28 mm
Dial Height: 28 mm
Movement: 17 jewels manual-wind
Case: frosted stainless steel
Case Width: 36 mm without crown
Case Height: 42 mm with lugs
Case Thickness: 8 mm
Case Number: 813956
Movement Number: 2801-2
Bracelet: nylon
Bracelet Length: fits up to 7.25 in

This is an authentic Swiss-made 1988 Gulf War HAMILTON Military Manual-Wind Watch.

  • white detail against matte black face
  • FULL ARABIC 24-hour markers
  • white-coated steel hands
  • STAINLESS STEEL case, bezel, crown, back & clasp
  • brown nylon band
  • 17 jewels manual-wind movement

This watch keeps good time & is in good working condition! Add this to your collection of vintage quality timepieces!

hamilton military manual-wind watch

has a FROSTED stainless steel case.

has a FROSTED stainless steel bezel .

has a white clearly-marked grid.

hamilton military manual-wind watch

has white-coated steel hands - Hour & minute hands are spade-shaped!

has FULL ARABIC 24-hour markers.

hamilton military manual-wind watch

white-letter "H3" & radioactive symbol are on its center.

H3 is Hydrogen-3 or Tritium, which is a radioactive isotope of hydrogen that glows in the dark! That's what make the hands of the watch glow. The watch has a few microcuries of H3 to make it glow without power.

[Ridenour, JWU.S. Army/Military • personal communication • October 26, 2012]

has a matte black dial or face.

hamilton military manual-wind watch

has a stainless steel crown.

has a clear acrylic crystal.

hamilton military manual-wind watch

has a brown nylon band.

hamilton military manual-wind watch

clasp is stainless steel.

hamilton military manual-wind watch

case back is FROSTED stainless steel. Markings are as follows:

  • MIL-W 46374D
  • MSN 6645 00-066-4279
  • MFG PART NO. 39986
  • CONT. NO. GS-00F-01101
  • JUN 1988
  • SERIAL NO. 813956
  • U.S.
hamilton military manual-wind watch
hamilton military manual-wind watch

has a Swiss-made HAMILTON 17 jewels manual-windmovement.

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