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WWII WALTHAM Sub-Second U.S. Army Military Issue
This watch was SOLD on December 20, 2012 (Destination: Kenton, OH, U.S.A.).
Dial Width: 26 mm
Dial Height: 26 mm
|Movement: 17 jewels manual-wind
Case: chrome-plated steel
Case Width: 30 mm without crown
Case Height: 37 mm with lugs
Case Number: K-W-1, OF-497900, 6800
Movement Number: 31996 008
Bracelet Width: 16 mm
Bracelet Length: measures up to 7.5 in with case
This is an authentic American-made WWII WALTHAM Sub-Second U.S. Army Military Issue Manual-Wind Watch.
- black detail against matte beige face
- full Arabic hour markers
- sub-second function
- chrome-plated steel case, knob crown
- stainless steel case back & clasp
- new black fabric 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!
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This WALTHAM WWII Military Watch features full Arabic hour markers, a sub-second function & spade/leaf hands. The dial is well-preserved & its detailing has remained crisp & clear despite its age! The watch retains its original knob crown - Most vintage military watches today are often found with missing or replacement crowns!
EXTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *VERY GOOD condition (83-87%): The watch shows what might be considered normal wear by a careful owner who wore the watch regularly. Scratches are evident, but no nicks or dings. May have replacement parts. A sound, attractive presentation overall.
INTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *NEAR MINT condition (93-97%): working perfectly, keeping good time & needs nothing.
*condition descriptives mainly based on the Timezone Grading System
chrome-plated steel case
matte beige dial or face
The dial has turned dark but detailing has remained crisp & clear despite its age
steel spade & leaf hands
The luminescent material in the hands have been reapplied
full Arabic hour markers
The markers were originally marked in luminescent material but they have dimmed due to age
black WALTHAM name logo & "17 JEWELS" at 12 o'clock
clearly-marked black rail-track grids with numbered sub-seconds
original WALTHAM chrome-plated steel knob crown
original acrylic crystal
new/replacement black fabric bandBracelet Length: measures up to 7.5 in with case
new/replacement stainless steel clasp
stainless steel case back embossed with "ORD. DEPT. U.S.A." & serial numbers
reverse side of case back embossed with "KEYSTONE", "BASE METAL" & serial numbers
American-made WALTHAM 17 jewels manual-wind movement - tested by our experienced technician
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