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    Gimballed Model 22 With a Key Lock

    Photo of lock it's over a 1 1/2 in length all most 1 in long. It's free.
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    Gimballed Model 22 With a Key Lock

    I got a spare lock about that size but brass and single pin instead of double pin if you want it send me you address and I will send it to you.
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    What are YOU wearing today? Please share!

    Is that a Czech Issued Lemania nice watch I have a Czech issued Longines and Eterna in the collection,
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    What are YOU wearing today? Please share!

    Technos Skydiver 500m something about vintage dive watches
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    Marine Chronometer vs. Railroad Regulator as Time Standard?

    Instead of a Hamilton Model 21. A Hamilton model 22 ether in pocket watch form or gimble would be better most local watchmakers can service them and there cheaper than a model 21. Think I paid 800 for a US Navy issued Hamilton model 22 pocket watch with both boxes off fleabay about 1-2 years ago...
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    Marine Chronometer vs. Railroad Regulator as Time Standard?

    The Seth Thomas no.2 easy to adjust compared to the Hamilton model 21 that only your watchmaker qualified to adjust. I own both. The Seth Thomas no.2 easier to get serviced locally there only a few work on the Hamilton model 21 had to ship my model 21 out of state for a service. The Seth Thomas...
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    Any one collect stuff to go with there Nautical time pieces

    Turned it into a watch box. I replaced the missing lock with correct era lock put in foam cut slots for watch pillows. Since WW1 era British Navy ditty box put in WW1 era trench watches.
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    Wyler 660 Heavy Duty diver

    I like vintage divers. But the ones I used to collect every one else wants them to so can't afford them was lucky to get the ones I did. Now I look for under the radar stuff. Wyler 660 heavy duty or the life guard models are sort of under the radar. They have a solid case were you remove the...
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    Hamilton Military MIL-W-4637 style B or C, preferably made in 1981,

    eBay or the MWR forum were they have a PX were some military collector sell a few watches put a WTB ad you will have to sign up to post or see anything at that forum.
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    Hamilton 4992B case inscription translation help

    Get the book Military Timepieces by Whitney all the information you will ever need on US military issued watches. Mine falling apart it's so well used worth every penny.
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    WW1 issued Corps of Engineers Zenith pocket watch

    Well received it this week. Not bad for 275 when other dumb ebay seller have them way over priced were they wont sell until hell freezes over. Really don't under stand some ebay seller that don't have a clue on pricing and have a 250-400 dollar watch depending on condition for sell for over a...
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    WW1 issued Corps of Engineers Zenith pocket watch

    That ding on the back side had me thinking if battle damage like a piece of shrapnel hitting it and maybe preventing the solider from getting a purple hart. A bullet would of did more damage why I was thinking shrapnel. Need to ask the seller about the history if any about the watch.
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    WW1 issued Corps of Engineers Zenith pocket watch

    I have two zenith wristwatches in the collection a WW1 US Army Signal Corps Zenith trench watch and a Zenith Special pilots watch from the 1930's seemed they used the same design for all three movement except the trench watch movement smaller than the other two.
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    WW1 issued Corps of Engineers Zenith pocket watch

    Was not sure were this belonged here or in the other pocket watch section since it sort of European and American since it's US issued and a Zenith. So thought I would post it here. I found this by accident on eBay looking for some thing else and this popped up in the search. Some on eBay have...
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    WW1 trench watch just added to the collection

    My new 25 buck trench watch strap some new shoes worth the 25 bucks. Better than any thing on eBay. Except for David Boettcher straps David buckles are more close to the originals like both straps. Link for strap above.

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