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SERVICED
OVERHAULED
ORIGINAL CONDITION
1943
WWII
ELGIN
A-11
SWEEP SECONDS
HACKING FEATURE
MILITARY WATCH


WITH YOUR CHOICE

WWII 1946 GUAM STEEL BRACELET
OR

GREE NYLON G-20 NATO STYLE
MILITARY STRAP W/BRUSHED KEEPERST


30 X 36 MM W/O CROWN


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 YOU ALSO RECEIVE

FREE A ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY

FREE APPRAISAL WITH INFO TO INSURE ONLINE

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DISCOUNTED 15.00 US SHIPPING SUPER FAST TWO DAY
DOUBLE BOXED
INSURED WITH SIGNATURE DELIVERY!

25.00 INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING USPS REGISTERED
WITH SIGNATURE AND INSURANCE 

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THIS WATCH HELPED
WIN THE WAR!.

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THE WWII ELGiN MILITARY A-11 539 WATCH WITH 15 & 16 JEWELS  WAS MADE FROM 1940 TO 1945 FOR THE ARMY AIR CORPS AND WAS CONSIDERED A PILOT WATCH.

THIS IS THE ONE OF THE  FIRST ELGIN A-11 WITH BOTH SWEEP SECONDS AND A HACKING FEATURE.

MINT DIAL, HANDS AND TOTALLY OVERHAULED MOVEMENT. THE
PLATED [TO SAVE STEEL FOR WAR EFFORT] BASE METAL CASE IS  IN EXCELLENT ORIGINAL CONDITION. A NEW CRYSTAL WAS UTILIZED.

HACKING [STOPPING] IS ACCOMPLISHED WHEN THE CROWN IS
PULLED AND A MECHANISM STOPS THE BALANCE IN ORDER TO
SYNCHRONIZE THE WATCH TO A KNOWN TIME SOURCE,
USUALLY THE SQUADRON COMMANDERS TIME PIECE.

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A HISTORICAL SOUTH PACIFIC WWII ELGIN SWEEP SECONDS HACKING MILITARY WATCH WITH AWESOME WWII GI JOE MADE 1946 GUAM BRACELET.

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The dial is black, with very high visibility white-on-black numbers
and graduations the hands were designed for high visibility, with a
clearly smaller and wider hour hand a longer, slimmer minutes hand,
and a long and thin constant width central sweep
seconds hand.

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TYPE A-11
SPEC. NO. 94-278348
SEIAL NO. AF 44-33478
MFR'S. PART NO. 1783
ORD. NO. WII-107AC-267-73

note the yellowed crystal. it will be included with watch.

This ELGIN has a modification that utilized the sub-second register powering an added pinion to wheel at the top of main spring bridge to a center pinion wheel located under an added pinion bridge and a hacking mechanism which allowed the synchronization of the of Pilot's Watches.

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ORIGINAL MINT DIAL

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ANTI DUST AND MAGNETIC COVER

Inner anti-magnetic cover made of Invar, which is an iron-nickel-carbon-chromium alloy.

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ADJUSTABLE HOLDERS

The case is chrome-plated base metal with a
screw-on stainless steel back

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HEAVY GUAGE STEEL

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WEAR IT WITH THIS AWESOME HISTORICAL BRACELET

OR YOU MAY CONTACT GSW AND ORDER A G-20 NATO STYLE GREEN NYLON STRAP WITH BRUSHED KEEPERS

 

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STEEL GI JOE MADE BRACELET GUAM 1946

 

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ORIGINAL 1943 WAR MODIFIED Elgin 539 WITH
SWEEP SECONDS & HACK IN MINT CONDITION

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NOTICE THE BIG SWEEP WHEEL THAT ALLOWED A CENTER SWEEP SECONDS. THIS WAS ONE OF THE FIRST A-11 1783 WITH CENTER SWEEP PLUS HACKING. 


This 1943 transformation of an Elgin 15-jewel 539 movement with sub-seconds to one with a central sweep second was accomplished by adding a new pinion bridge that attached to the mainspring bridge.

A wheel was added [note the gold plated brass wheel with round large brass cap] that was powered by the seconds pinion gear [designed to operate a sub-sconds dial], this wheel runs from sub-second to wheel to center pinion wheel under the pinion bridge to second hand; thus sweeping seconds with hacking.

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NOTICE THE AWESOME DETAILING

NEW HAIR AND MAIN SPRING
OVERHAULED SERVICED
AND
TIMED
TO KEEP GREAT TIME

ELGIN
539
1943

15 jewels
matte finish
blued rachet wheel, crown wheel, balance adjuster,
blued balance w/gold screws
Breguet hairspring
military hack

Features
manual wind
sweep second
hack feature

Data
8/0 size, Do= 23.7mm, Dm= 23.25mm
15 jewels
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve 38h

 

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A GREEN NYLON NATO G-20 STRAP
WITH BRUSHED KEEPERS
THAT FITS 6 TO 9 INCH WRIST
IS AVAILABLE

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CONDITION WATCH:
EXCELLENT  -  RUNS EXCELLENT

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WITH YOUR INVESTMENT YOU RECEIVE:

a)

USA DISCOUNTED 15.00 DOUBLE BOXED SIGNATURE DELIVERY INSURED TWO DAY SHIPPING (COST US 25.00)

INTERNATIONAL DISCOUNTED 25.00 USPS REGISTERED WITH INSURANCE AND SIGNATURE SHIPPING.:

All items are shipped 2 day air w/signature & insurance from Suwanee, Georgia for a flat fee of 15.00, GSW has to charge that fee due to eBay taking up to 10% of the actual shipping fee of 25.00 when shipping is included in price. International Clients pay a flat 25.00 for registered w/signature & insurance and are responsible for any CUSTOM FEES, DUTIES, AND/OR TAXES.

b) FREE A ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY

c) 642.00 PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE **APPRAISAL

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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 INSURANCE COMPANY OR JEWELERS MUTUAL ONLINE 24/7


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

 

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!