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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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    What are YOU wearing today? Please share!

    Hamilton 6B RAF issued
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    What are YOU wearing today? Please share!

    WW1 era trench watch made by Beleco with shrapnel guard.
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    WW1 trench watch just added to the collection

    Had to barrow a strap off one of my other trench watches. So just ordered a trench watch strap from Prairie Flower Leather Co. they make a lot of leather goods for WW1 stuff for 25 bucks worth a try if any one needs one for there trench watch here is the link. Military Reproductions (pflco.com)
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    WW1 trench watch just added to the collection

    Received it today
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    What are YOU wearing today? Please share!

    Trench watch made by Zenith for the US Army signal corps.
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    What are YOU wearing today? Please share!

    This today just got it back from being serviced.
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    Omega 166.062 question

    Here is a site with vintage manuals and sells catalogs for Omega you mite find the info you want there. Old-Omegas - Brochures, Catalogues, Adverts & Owners manuals (old-omegas.com) And here is a link for the Omega forum the vintage sections for Omega mite ask there also. Vintage Omega Watches...
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    WW1 trench watch just added to the collection

    Military and other vintage watch I sort of liked when no one else did now been discovered by yuppies so a lot are now out my price range. So WW1 trench watches are still not wanted much so under the radar for now a good way for your Military watch fix that are still cheap and collectable on...

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