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SERVICED
RESTORED
OVERHAULED

1942
WWII
PIERCE
PARASHOCK
24 HR DIAL
1942
MILITARY SWEEP
SECONDS HACK
[SUB-SECOND INTO SWEEP SECONDS]

WITH

WATERPROOF
SHOCKPROOF
MANUAL WIND
15 JEWEL
MOVEMENT

AND

6 SCREW
DOUBLE CASE

WITH

BLACK NATO
BALLISTIC NYLON STRAP
WITH
KEEPERS

32 x 38 MM
W/O CROWN


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FREE APPRAISAL WITH INFO TO INSURE ONLINE

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WWII
CENTER SWEEP


Prior to WWII, most watches had a sub-second register above the #6 position. This design failed to allow precision seconds timing. The sub-second style dial, with a tiny second hand rotating around a tiny seconds register at the 6 position, was difficult to utilize for timing events. In most cases it was ignored. On the other hand, a sweep second hand could be used to time events, mark events, and was easier to read .

By 1942, the sweep second hand watch had became "the" watch. Two of the major reasons were the Government issued U.S.A. A-11 hacking sweep seconds pilots watch and the sweep seconds watches in demand by Doctors, Medics and Nurses and other professionals.. The sweep second watch simply made the watch more than an instrument to "tell time"....

THE DESIGN

So, what did Pierce and others do?

Did they re-tool and re-design new movements? NO!

They simply placed a hollow canon pinion that allowed a wheeled center shaft to protrude through the dial, mounted a second hand to it, and ran the combo with the very sub-seconds wheel they were eliminating...

 

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Instead of the drive train turning the dial protruding shaft/pinion at 6 position connected to the tiny second hand, they mounted a large brass/alloy wheel on the opposite side of the shaft that now protruded through the bridge. That wheel turned a wheel on top of a NEW center "shaft' held in position be a new this jeweled bridge that went through a new HOLLOW center cannon pinion in the center of the movement that then protruded through the center of the dial where a new long sweep second hand attached;  the idea being that one had a large second hand that went round in tune with the movement and the chapter ring so one could count, time & now even synchronize.

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READ FURTHER DOWN ON WHY THIS BEAUTY HAS THE GREATEST
MOVEMENT SHOCK ABSORBER SYSTEM


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ANOTHER FANTASTIC

PIERCE
PARASHOCK
RESTORATION

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GOLD OUTLINED
RAISED ILLUMINATED
NUMERALS

RE-ILLUMINATED

WITH
AF-Luminova

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BLACK STEEL HANDS
WITH
LUME CENTERS

&
RED SECONDS

RE-ILLUMINATED
WITH
AF-Luminova


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GOLD CHAPTER RING
WITH
HASHED & MARKED
SECONDS
&
24 HR MILITARY TIME

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CASE IS IN OVERALL
GREAT CONDITION

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ATTACHED IS AN AWESOME
NATO BALLISTIC NYLON
MILITARY STRAP
WITH KEEPERS

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STRAP FITS
UP TO SIZE NINE
(9)

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KEEPERS ARE HEAVY DUTY
LIKE THIS COMFORTABLE
NATO STRAP

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SUPER NICE TIME PIECE
AND

THE STRAP SEEMS
TO BE MADE FOR
THIS

AWESOME
PIERCE PARASHOCK

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LUMES IS
PERFECT AND FULL

RE-ILLUMINATED
WITH
AF-Luminova

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PATENTED CASE BACK
[ U.S.A. &  SWITZERLAND ]
HAS 6 SCREWS
WITH
ALUMINUM GASKET


THIS REMAINS ONE OF THE
COOLEST CASE BACKS
ESPECIALLY
FROM
THE
1930'S-40'S

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CASE BACK REMOVED

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ALUMINUM SEAL
WE HEAT THESE
TO EXPAND THEM
&
RE-UTILIZE THEM


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THE PIERCE PARASHOCK
UTILIZES
LARGE GOLD JEWEL HOLDERS
A "PARASHOCK" SYSTEM

[INCABLOC ]
TO PROTECT THE BALANCE
AND

A VERY UNIQUE
MOVEMENT HOLD-DOWN SYSTEM

THERE ARE NO SCREWS
METAL HOLD-DOWNS
OR ANY TYPE OF

STANDARD MOVEMENT HOLDER

WHEN THE MOVEMENT IS FITTED INTO THE CASE
THE DIAL POSITIONS AND CENTERS

THE MOVEMENT
WITH SPACE ON ALL SIDES

THE STEM WITH CROWN IS
PLACED INTO THE MOVEMENT
AND LOCKED DOWN

THE CASE BACK IS THEN SCREWED DOWN

AND WHAT HOLDS THE MOVEMENT

A UNIQUE STEEL SPRING SYSTEM

WHEN THE CASE BACK IS TIGHTENED
THE CASE BACK CONTACTS THIS SPRING STEEL
WHICH HOLDS THE MOVEMENT

YET
WHILE HOLDING THE MOVEMENT IN THE CASE
IT ALSO ALLOWS FOR MOVEMENT

IN THE EVENT THE WATCH IS DROPPED


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1942
PIERCE
ECLIPSE
CALBRE 103
SWISS STYLE BARS
FIFTEEN JEWEL
SHOCK PROTECTED

Features
manual wind
sub second

shock protected
antimagnetic

Data
10.5 / 11.5'''

Dm= 23.3mm
Do=Dm= 25.5mm
H= 4.3mm
15 jewels
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve 40h

 


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CONDITION WATCH:
EXCELLENT  -  RUNS EXCELLENT 
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WITH YOUR INVESTMENT YOU RECEIVE:

A ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY ON WATCH AND TIMER

699.00 PROFESSIONAL IN$URANCE **APPRAISAL
NOTE: THIS IS A RESTORED TIME PIECE

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APPRAISALS ARE STORED ON A GSW DEDICATED SERVER APPRAISAL WEBSITE WHERE YOU MAY DOWN-LOAD, COPY-TO OR FORWARD TO YOUR IN
$URANCE COMPANY OR JEWELERS MUTUAL ONLINE 24/7


IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS
PLEASE WRITE OR CALL 800 438 6894


UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE all watches offered by GSW have been SERVICED. Some required REPAIR AND RESTORATION! Normal Servicing of Mechanical Watches by an EXPERT PROFESSIONAL will run between $180.00 to 580.00, depending on the complication of the movement and that is WITHOUT parts that may be required. SERVICING means DISASSEMBLING THE ENTIRE WATCH AND MOVEMENT, CLEANING SAME, OILING, LUBING AND REASSEMBLING, timing and Sealing. RESTORATION is a separate service from SERVICING and may include CRYSTAL, DIAL, HANDS, CASE, LUGS and BAND. So, WHEN YOU VIEW VINTAGE AND CLASSIC WATCHES OFFERED BY OTHER VENDORS/DEALERS, the question is: WAS THE WATCH SERVICED?


All watches, from mechanical to quartz devices, require periodic cleaning and inspection. GSW provides both cleaning and repair services with our main specialty that of restoring and repairing classic & vintage watches. GSW has established parts accounts with the oldest watch parts houses in the world as well as a network of watch dealers and repair centers around the world. GSW also provides dial restoration services. In addition to servicing new, vintage & classic watches, we also service high grade wristwatches. Think of your watch as you would a fine automobile, it is worth maintaining as it will increase your pleasure of ownership and also enhance the resale or trade-in value. If you plan on passing your watch on to the next generation, skilled periodic maintenance will be greatly appreciated in the future. Visit our studio gallery online for info on restoring or repairing your watch and call for 50% discounts from our advertised pricing!