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  1. J

    Master Navigation Watches: A-9; A-13; 5740; and 5740-1

    So were watches like this issued to individuals or to an aircraft? Thanks
  2. J

    Master Navigation Watches: A-9; A-13; 5740; and 5740-1

    Hi everyone, I just found out some very interesting information about the owner of the watch I had asked about in this thread. It belonged to Hank Dyminski, my wive’s grandmother’s second husband. He was a member of Jay Zeamer’s Eager Beavers and a crew member on the “Old 666”. If this watch is...
  3. J

    Master Navigation Watches: A-9; A-13; 5740; and 5740-1

    Got it! Thank you. Looks like according to what I have found it was made in 1940! Thanks again, Jason
  4. J

    Master Navigation Watches: A-9; A-13; 5740; and 5740-1

    Thanks so much for the info. Jason
  5. J

    Master Navigation Watches: A-9; A-13; 5740; and 5740-1

    Thank you for getting back to me. Is there a specific type of aircraft these would have been used on? Also, is the Longines model more rare than the Elgin? Do you know how to get inside to see the serials number? I was able to get the glass off but then I got a little nervous. I don’t know...
  6. J

    Master Navigation Watches: A-9; A-13; 5740; and 5740-1

    I recently came across an A-13 model made by Longines-Wittnauer. Does anyone have any info on it to help me out? Sorry I know pictures are not the best quality. Thanks Jason

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