The following item is offered for sale. ADDITIONAL 24 PICTURE GALLERY INCLUDED.
FROM THE WWII MUSEUM COLLECTION. TO PROPERLY & CORRECTLY DEFINE & IDENTIFY THE. MILITARY ISSUE - PILOT / NAVIGATORS. WALTHAM TYPE A-17 WRIST WATCH >.
THE FOLLOWING IS THE HISTORICAL & PRODUCTION TIME LINE FOR THE STANDARD U. MILITARY WATCH (A-SERIES) BEGINNING IN 1934 THAT EVENTUALLY LED TO THE.
APPROVED DESIGN / MILITARY ORD. RELEASE OF THE - TYPE A-7. NAVIGATION WATCH FOR ISSUE TO ARMY AIR CORPS.
ADOPTED FROM THE STD LG. ONION CROWN WITH ROTATING DIAL. DESIGN ALLOWED A PILOT TO USE THE WATCH FEATURES. WITHOUT HAVING TO REMOVE HIS GLOVES.CAME IN WHITE & BLACK FACE. PRODUCED BY (3) COMPANIES >. ISSUED & SERVED THRU 1940. RELEASE OF THE - TYPE A-11. HACK MOVEMENT > WHICH MEANS >. (CAN RELEASE STEM & SECOND-HAND STOPS). BLACK DIAL WHITE NUMERAL AND DEMARCATION. SEVERAL BEZEL DESIGNS UNDER THE TYPE-A-11. PRIMARY GENERAL ISSUE TO AIR CORPS UNITS BUT WAS ALSO ISSUED TO SOME GROUND & INFANTRY UNITS AS WELL. CONTRACTS WERE ISSUED TO >.
TO PRODUCE THE TYPE A-11 THRU WWII, & PRODUCTION. WITH REVISIONS CONTINUED POST WWII. A-17 AFTER SEVERAL YEARS OF DEVELOPMENT. THE TYPE A-17 IS INTRODUCED & RELEASED TO U.
AIR FORCE UNITS, STARTING IN 1952. 5 MINUTE INDICES-HOUR & MINUTE HANDS. SWEEP SECOND HAND WITH AUXILIARY 13-24 HOUR TRACK. BLACK DIAL WEB WRIST STRAP.THIS INFORMATION DESCRIBES THE TYPE A-17 NAVIGATION WATCH DESIGNED BY WALTHAM THAT WAS INTRODUCED &. BEGAN BEING ISSUED DURING THE KOREAN WAR IN 1952. WHO HAVE DESCRIBED THEM AS A 1940s WWII ERA WATCH.
HAVE IN-CORRECTLY IDENTIFIED THE TYPE-A-17 AS A. WWII ERA WATCH OF THE 1940s. IT BEGAN BEING ISSUED DURING THE KOREAN WAR IN 1952. AND CONTINUED BEING ISSUED THRU THE 1960S.
THIS TYPE A-17 WATCH FOR SALE. ALL ORIGINAL FIRST PRODUCTION ISSUE 1952.17 JEWEL - ALL STAINLESS STEEL CASE. MANUAL WIND WITH (HACK SET CAPABILITY).
(PULL OUT THE STEM & SECOND HAND STOPS). WATCH IS MILITARY ORD MARKED ON THE BACK >. THE TYPE A-17 WAS FOLLOWED BY AN UPGRADED. TYPE A-17A WITH ADDITIONAL IMPROVEMENTS. ITS BEEN PART OF THE MILITARY COLLECTION FOR ALMOST.20 YEARS THEN BOX STORED IN PLASTIC. OD GREEN STD WEB WRIST BAND SHOWS WEAR IN THE 2 PLACES WHERE IT SLIPS THRU THE END PINS BEHIND THE WATCH. MY FATHER CLEANED THE BAND AS WELL. BEZEL & REAR ARE VERY CLEAN WITH NO MARKS, GROOVES. DIGS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND.. REMAINS REALLY CLEAN & IN VERY, VERY GOOD SHAPE. ORIGINAL PINS THAT HOLD THE BAND MINISCULE WEAR ON THEM. TAKEN TO A JEWELER WHO REMOVED THE BACK.
NO REPAIRS OR ADJUSTMENTS OF ANY KIND WERE DONE. OR REQUIRED ACCORDING TO THE JEWELER, AS HE SAID.
IT LOOKED IN WONDERFUL ORIGINAL CONDITION. WOUND IT UP & IT KEEPS VERY NICE TIME. FRONT FACE & GLASS IS IN WONDERFUL VERY CLEAN CONDITION.
CLOSE-UP VIEW SHOW FACE & NEMERALS IN WONDERFUL CONDITION TOO. MANUALLY WIND UP & THE SECOND HAND SWEEPS. VERY SMOOTHLY JUST LIKE AN AUTOMATIC ROLEX. STEM SET CLICKS FIRMLY ADJUSTS VERY NICELY. WE ARE NOT MILITARY OR REGULAR WATCH SPECIALISTS.
WE WENT TO A LOCAL WELL RESPECTED. JEWELER WHO TOOK IT APART & APPRAISED ITS. IN THE PICTURE GALLERY WE SHOWED A STD GENERIC PHOTO OF THE INSIDE OF A TYPE A-17 IT IS NOT THIS A-17 FOR SALE.WE DON'T HAVE THE TOOLS AND CAMERA CAPABILITY, BUT THIS WATCH'S INTERNALS ARE IN VERY GOOD WORKING CONDITION PER THE JEWELER WHO EXAMINED IT. THIS TRULY IS A VERY NICE FIRST ADDITION RELEASE.
WALTHAM TYPE A-17 WATCH IN WONDERFUL CONDITION. THAT WORKS VERY NICELY & KEEPS VERY GOOD TIME.
THIS WILL MAKE A WONDERFUL ADDITION TO ANY. WWII ERA/KOREAN ERA MILITARY COLLECTION, AS ONE OF THE VERY FINE TIME PIECES ISSUED TO OUT TROOPS. THE PICTURE GALLERY SHOWS ITS A HANDSOME WATCH IN WONDERFUL CONDITION.. The Waltham Watch Company , also known as the American Waltham Watch Co. And the American Watch Co.Produced about 40 million watches, clocks, speedometers, compasses, time fuses, and other precision instruments between 1850 and 1960. The company's historic 19th-century manufacturing facilities in. Have been preserved as the.
American Waltham Watch Company Historic District. THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WERE USED FOR DISPLAY PURPOSES ONLY & ARE NOT INCLUDED & NOT FOR SALE > OFFICERS TUNIC SHIRT TIE. Portions of some text & or historical information used for item discriptions or historical info.
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All this research was done by my Dad over years of collecting, thanks for all your great work Dad. ALL OTHER UNIFORM DISPLAY PIECES, LEATHER JERKINS, MAPS, WATCHES, CIGARETTE LIGHTERS, GLOVES, BELTS, HOLSTERS, MANNEQUINS, HAVERSACKS, GI STOVES, REPLICA GNS, BOOKS, & ALL OTHER ITEMS NOT LISTED FOR SALE AS PART OF THIS LISTING ARE USED FOR DISPLAY PURPOSES ONLY & ARE NOT FOR SALE. MANNEQUINS ARE USED FOR DISPLAY PURPOSES & ARE NOT FOR SALE. SHIRTS & TIES ARE USED FOR DISPLAY PURPOSES ONLY & NOT FOR SALE, UNLESS OTHERWISE LISTED.ALL ITEMS, DESCRIPTIONS & CONDITION ARE PROVIDED AS BEST AS POSSIBLE. SIZE INFORMATION IS PROVIDED WHEN POSSIBLE BUT FIT IS NOT GUARANTEED. I hope others enjoy them as much as I have. If you have any issue of any kind please contact me immediately & I will work to resolve the issue. Thank you for viewing this item. To all the men & women of The Greatest Generation for their service & sacrifice during WWII and thank you to all the men & women who proudly serve or have served our country in the United States military to protect our country and our freedom. Get images that make Supersized seem small. Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's. The item "WALTHAM TYPE A-17 PILOT / NAVIGATION WATCH KOREAN WAR ERA 1952 WRKG BEAUTY" is in sale since Friday, June 28, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Field Gear, Equipment". The seller is "paratroopeasy506ef" and is located in Braintree, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.