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I PERSONALLY OFFERED A SEIKOSHA WWII MILITARY SEIKO WATCH RECENTLY
WITH THIS DIAL STRAP AND BADGE. WHEN A NEW PATRON INVESTED IN IT, OUR SERVER WENT DOWN WITH OVER 50 GIGS OF DATA. IN MY FRANTIC RUSH TO DISCOVER THE CAUSE , I ACCIDENTALLY KNOCKED THREE WATCHES THAT PURCHASED OVER THE WEEKEND [13TH NOV] . THEY WERE PLACED ON THE TIMING BENCH SET TO RUN 24 HOURS BEFORE SHIPPING.

THAT AWESOME ILLUMINATED BULOVA TRENCH WITH RARE TINTED GLASS CRYSTAL AND BLACK HEAVY ILLUMINATED DIAL, A WWII OMEGA AND THE SEIKOSHA MILITARY WATCH ALL HAD DAMAGE. THE DAMAGE TO TWO OF THE PIECES WAS MINOR; BULOVA CRYSTAL, THE OMEGA CROWN.

THE SEIKOSHA HIT THE CONCRETE FLOOR AND IT'S BALANCE STAFF BROKEN AS WELL AS OTHER DAMAGE. I FELT SAD FOR THE NEW PATRON WHOM INVESTED IN THE SEIKOSHA. SO, I HAVE GONE INTO MY PERSONAL COLLECTION FOR A  WWII JAPANESE SEIKOSHA MILITARY WATCH.WITH REBUILT DOUBLE HINGED SILVER CASE. I INSTALLED THE RARE RED SUN DIAL AND STRAP WITH THE BADGE FROM THE ONE THAT BROKE.

FULLY ORIGINAL MEANS THAT THE ENTIRE TIME PIECE , STRAP AND OR ASSOCIATED ITEMS, ARE ORIGINAL TO JAPAN DURING THE IMPERIAL PERIOD. USUALLY FROM 1930 TO 1945; THOUGH SOME PIECES I HAVE RESTORED DATE TO WWI. TIME PIECES SUCH AS THE CHRONOGRAPH POCKET WATCH ARE "ORIGINAL", EVEN THOUGH THE MOVEMENT IS SWISS BASED!

UNDERSTAND THIS. JAPANESE IMPERIAL PERIOD WATCHES ARE SO RARE I HAVE TO INVEST IN 2 TO 3 WATCHES TO MAKE ONE. DIALS ARE SPECIAL. RARE ONES LIKE THE DIAL IN THIS OFFER ARE AMAZING TO FIND. DIALS WERE INSTALLED ACROSS THE BOARD. HARDLY ANY WERE SPECIFIC TO A MODEL.

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JEANNERET GALLET EXCELSIOR PARK

NOTE KANJI TAG

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RELABELED SWISS

SWISS BASED SEIKOSHA

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CLEARLY SWISS LABELED

JOCKEY CLUB!

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JAPANESE MILITARY
RATTRAPANTE

SWISS MADE
KANJI ON CASE BACK

NOTE KANJI ON CASE BACK


THUS WHEN YOU SEE A PRICE ON OUR OFFER, REMEMBER THE IMPERIAL WATCH IS AN EXPENSIVE PIECE TO FIND LET ALONE RESTORE. ATOM BOMBS, BOMBING   FIRE STORMS, AND DESTRUCTION ELIMINATED MILLIONS OF WATCHES. IN ADDITION, I PROVIDE A WARRANTY... IMAGINE IF YOU MAY THE COST WHEN JUST ONE ITEM COMES IN FOR REPAIRS.

AND LAST BUT NOT LEAST, THOUGH THIS OFFER IS FOR A COLLECTIBLE, INVESTMENT GRADE, IMPERIAL JAPANESE WWII TIME PIECE. WITH ALL THE FEATURES AND FACTS AS OUTLINED ABOVE,  INCLUDING A RARE TRIPLE HALLMARK DOUBLE HINGED SILVER CASE, WWII MILITARY STRAP, KANJI PLATE MOVEMENT AND JAPANESE IMPERIAL MILITARY BADGE, IT CAN BE WORN.

BUT, I RECOMMEND THAT YOU NOT WEAR SUCH A RARE TIME PIECE ALL THE TIME. AND NOT SUBJECT THE WATCH TO EVENTS SUCH AS SPORTS OR CLEANING YOUR HOUSE OR CAR.

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THIS NEW OFFER IS FOR
A FULLY ORIGINAL
1936 -1945
JAPANESE
DOUBLE HINGED SILVER CASED
SEIKOSHA

MILITARY NAVAL WRIST WATCH

WITH

OVERHAULED ORIGINAL
15 JEWEL
MANUAL WIND
SEIKOSHA MOVEMENT


WITH

RARE
RESTORED ORIGINAL
JAPANESE
LEATHER STRAP

WITH

ORIGINAL RARE NAVAL BADGE

AND

FREE PROFESSIONAL ONLINE APPRAISAL
INCLUDING ALL INFORMATION WITHIN THIS OFFER

AND

FREE A ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY

PLUS

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26.00 INSURED REGISTERED USPS SIGNATURE   DELIVERY!

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THIS SEIKOSHA IS ENCASED IN A DOUBLE HINGE SILVER CASE

 

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DOES THAT RED  JAPANESE EMBLEM NOT SING?
FOR A MILITARY WATCH
JAPANESE AT THAT
SHE IS A COLLECTORS WONDER
SOMETHING TO SHARE
HISTORY AT ITS FINEST
THE INVESTOR SHALL LEAVE THIS TO HIS OR HER CHILD
THREE GENERATIONS FROM NOW
IT'S HISTORY WILL HAVE GROWN IMMENSELY
THINK OF IT,,,,
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The Rise Of Japan
1905 - 1945

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Kintaro Hattori

  • 1881 -- Kintaro Hattori opens the watch and jewelry shop "K. Hattori" (Hattori Tokaiten in Japanese; currently named Seiko Holdings Corporation) in the Ginza area of Tokyo, Japan.

  • 1892 -- Seikosha is established in Tokyo as the clock manufacturing arm of K. Hattori.

  • 1917 -- K. Hattori becomes a company (K. Hattori & Co., Ltd.).

  • 1937 -- The watch production division of Seikosha is split off as Daini Seikosha Co., Ltd. ( "Daini" = "The Second" Seikosha).

  • 1942 -- Daiwa Kogyo, Ltd. is founded in Suwa, Nagano by Hisao Yamazaki.

  • 1943 -- Daini Seikosha establishes a factory in Suwa for manufacturing watches with Daiwa Kogyo.

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THIS BEAUTY IS FROM MY PRIVATE COLLECTION
PERIOD

IF YOU DESIRE TO SEE MORE RARE TIME PIECES
ROCK HAS A DOZEN PIECES FROM A NY ESTATE COLLECTION
ROCK'S PATRON SENT A DOZEN MORE JAPANESE PIECES.
ONE TIMER ROCK COMPLETED WAS FROM A
WWII BATTLE SHIP THAT WENT DOWN
IT IS ON THE JAPANESE RESTORATIONS PAGE
[YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO GO THERE FROM OUR MAIN PAGE]

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IT WAS EASY TO INSTALL
BUT ROCK WANTED TO KEEP IT ORIGINAL
AND HE HAD TO BE CAREFUL WORKING WITH

80 YEAR OLD LEATHER
EVEN THOUGH IT WAS
RESTORED

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I KNOW THE APPRAISAL VALUE ON THIS ONE
IS HIGHER BECAUSE ALL PARTS ARE ORIGINAL CONDITION.
OF THOSE 35000 PICTURES OF ROCK'S WORKS
THERE ARE MANY WWII JAPANESE WATCHES COMPASS'S AND TIMERS
THIS DOUBLE HINGED CASE IS ONE OF THE RAREST
POINT OF FACT. THE BELOW SEIKOSHA IMPERIAL
IS ACTUALLY A SWISS IMPERIAL WATCH CO BASE

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ANOTHER PRIVATE COLLECTION WATCH I RECENTLY SOLD
NOT FOR SALE ALREADY SOLD

HERE IS A SEIKOSHA WWII IMPERIAL
THE CASE AND MOVEMENT
ARE  SWISS BY IMPERIAL WATCH CO
WHICH IS SWISS
MOVEMENT WITH SEIKOSHA PLATE

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THE TWO-TONE DIAL IS RARE & ORIGINAL
INNER OFF WHITE WITH SEIKO IN BLACK
OUTER TAN RING WITH RAISED BRASS NUMBERS
OUTER MINUTE DOTS RAISED LIKE THE HANDS IN BRASS
RED PAINTED TWELVE
STANDARD BLACK STEEL HANDS
SUB-SECONDS REGISTER PAINTED A RED SUN LIKE FLAG OF JAPAN
THOUGH THE SECONDS HAND IS A SEIKOSHA
THIS ONE FOR THE DIAL WOULD HAVE HAD A DISC STYLE HAND
A WHITE SECONDS HAND COMPLEMENTS RED SUN LIKE FLAG

(NOTE: I TOOK PICTURES BEFORE REPAINTING THE HAND)

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I CLEANED THIS BEAUTY UP BUT ONLY LIGHTLY POLISHED THE SILVER CASE
MOST OF THESE SAW ACTION
WHY? MOST OF THESE SEIKOSHA WATCHES WERE
SAVED BY VETERANS THAT SAW ACTION. U
WE COULD POLISH AND MAKE LIKE NEW
BUT NOT ON THIS BABY-
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FROM 1874 TO 1917,  JAPAN HAD SHED HER ANCIENT OUT-DATED WAYS AND MOVED WITH UNEXPECTED FORCE INTO THE MODERN WORLD BY BUILDING HER OWN ARMAMENTS, SHIPS, PLANES AND HAD EVEN  IMPROVED UPON THE ADVANCEMENTS OF THE MODERNIZED WORLD.

AFTER THE 1904-05 JAPANESE ANNIHILATION OF TWO VAUNTED AND POWERFUL RUSSIAN FLEETS, SHE HAD BECOME A WELCOME TREATY PARTNER OF THE USA, BRITAIN AND THE WORLD AT LARGE.

AFTER THE HUMILIATING 1905 DEFEAT OF THE RUSSIANS BY THE JAPANESE, JAPAN WAS MORE OR LESS AWARDED KOREA AND  MANCHURIA BY THE WORLD POWERS. IN FACT, RUSSIAN COLONIAL EXPANSION INTO KOREA AND MANCHURIA WERE A DIRECT CAUSE OF THE JAPAN-RUSSIA WAR AS OUTLINED ABOVE.

BY 1917, JAPAN BEGAN SENDING ENGINEERS AND BUSINESS MEN OUT TO THE WESTERN WORLD  IN SEARCH OF WESTERN TECHNOLOGY. JAPAN WOULD INVEST IN WESTERN TECHNOLOGY AND EVEN INVITE WESTERN COMPANIES AND THEIR PRODUCTS TO JAPAN.

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THIS HALL MARKED CASE, LIKE THE IMPERIAL CASE,
IS SILVER  AND SWISS MADE. NOTE SCRIBED KANJI

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RARE 15J MOVEMENT STAMPED SWISS
SEIKOSHA PLATE IN SILVER

THIS IS A RARE 15 JEWEL
MOST WERE 3 OR 6 OR 7 JEWELS
IMPORTANT WAS ESCAPEMENT JEWELS
BUT YOU WOULD NOT BELIEVE HOW MANY WERE BUILT WITH 3 JEWELS

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KEY WIND KEY SET HATTORI SEIKOSHA
EVEN THOUGH HAS STAMP
WAS SWISS BASED


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FITS UP TO  7 1/4

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STRAP IS RESTORED

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WIRE FIXED LUGS ARE SILVER FACTORY INSTALLS

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THUS, JAPAN, TO IMPROVE HER CAPABILITIES TO PRODUCE MODERN WATCHES, INVITED SWISS AND AMERICAN WATCH COMPANIES TO JAPAN. MANY COMPANIES, WITH A DESIRE TO OPEN JAPANESE MARKETS TO THEIR PRODUCTS, BEGAN TO ADVERTISE; AS THE BELOW 1917 ADD BY WALTHAM WATCH COMPANY ATTESTS TO

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1917

AS THESE COMPANIES SHIPPED THEIR GOODS, JAPAN EXAMINED THEM. AND, JUST LIKE JAPAN HAD MOVED FROM FIRING THE FIRST WESTERN CANON THEY EVER SAW AROUND 1875, TO BUILDING AND ARMING THEIR OWN SHIPS, POWERFUL ENOUGH TO DESTROY TWO RUSSIAN FLEETS ONLY 30 YEARS LATER, THE JAPANESE "BORROWED TECHNOLOGY" FROM THE WESTERN WATCH MANUFACTURERS..

BY 1917, DAINI SEIKOSHA, THE MAIN JAPANESE WATCH AND CLOCK COMPANY,  HAD AGREEMENTS WITH THE MOST ADVANCED WATCH COMPANIES IN SWITZERLAND AND THE UNITED STATES. DAINI SEIKOSHA WOULD IMPROVE UPON THE WESTERN TECHNOLOGY BEING SOLD IN JAPAN AND DEVELOP THEIR OWN "NEW" WATCHES.. 

IN FACT, MANY ANTIQUE AND VINTAGE SEIKOSHA WATCHES ARE DISCOVERED WITH MOVEMENTS SIMILAR TO  WALTHAM AND OTHER SWISS AND AMERICA WATCH COMPANIES. I MEAN ALMOST IDENTICAL.

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NOTE THE LOOK
NEETSFOOT & ADDITIONAL

LEATHER RESTORATION PRODUCTS
OFFER LONGEVITY TO ANTIQUE DRIED OUT STRAPS

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ROCK IS A PROPONENT OF DIAL RESTORATION

WE SEE THE DIAL AND NOTE SHE IS PERFECT
YES, WE HAS WEAR
YES, WE HAS FADING
BUT ON THE SCALE OF COLLECTIBILITY
REFINISHING THIS DIAL WOULD MAKE HER LOSE HER VALUE
THE OCCASIONAL BEAUTY SELDOM COMES ALONG

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BY 1933,  JAPAN BEGAN TO SEE HERSELF ON EQUAL GROUND TO THE WORLD POWERS. NATIONALISM AND MILITARISM WERE AT THE FRONT OF HER AGENDA. JAPAN   BEGAN FLEXING HER NAVAL POWER AND EXPANDING IN A WAY THAT THREATENED THE U.S. AND HER EUROPEAN ALLIES. 

IN 1936 JAPAN THEN PULLED OUT OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS AND RENOUNCED THE WASHINGTON AND LONDON NAVEL TREATIES IN ORDER TO SECRETLY DEVELOP A NEW CLASS OF BATTLE SHIP CALLED THE YAMATO CLASS; A CLASS  OF BATTLESHIP THAT WAS THE LARGEST AND MOST FORTIFIED AND GUNNED IN HISTORY.

ON 15 JANUARY 1936, JAPAN WITHDREW FROM THE LONDON NAVEL CONFERENCE WHERE TALKS WERE TO PROCEED ON ARM REDUCTION--PRIMARILY ON BATTLESHIPS.

IN 1936, A WORLD WIDE ARMS RACE HAD BEGUN WITH BATTLE SHIPS BEING THE PRIMARY WEAPON OF CHOICE. FRANCE, GERMANY, ITALY, ENGLAND AND THE US IMMEDIATELY  BEGAN PLANS FOR LARGER MORE POWERFUL BATTLESHIPS..

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HERE SHE IS
LOOK AT THE EMBLEM
HARD TO FIND ONE LIKE THIS

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DOES THAT RED JAPANESE EMBLEM NOT SING?
FOR A MILITARY WATCH
JAPANESE AT THAT
SHE IS A COLLECTORS WONDER
SOMETHING TO SHARE
HISTORY AT ITS FINEST
THE INVESTOR SHALL LEAVE THIS TO HIS OR HER CHILD
THREE GENERATIONS FROM NOW
IT'S HISTORY WILL HAVE GROWN IMMENSELY
THINK OF IT,,,,,

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AWESOME

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NOTE THE STRAP?
ROCK RESTORED IT
I MEAN 6 HOURS WORTH
THEN ADDED ONE OF THE MOST AWESOME
NAVAL EMBLEM
HE HAS EVER OWNED

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BY 1937, JAPAN WAS CONDUCTING AN UNDECLARED WAR IN CHINA.

THE SEA WOULD BECOME THE BATTLE GROUND FOR JAPAN AND ITS ISLANDS JAPAN'S BASES. THUS THE BATTLE SHIP WAS THE MOST PROMINENT WEAPON OF JAPAN.

IT WAS THE WAR WITH CHINA AND JAPAN'S EMPIRE BUILDING IN KOREA, MANCHURIA AND OTHER PLACES THAT BUILT THE IMPERIAL ARMY.  MOST OF THE FIRST FRONT LINE TROOPS, AND OFFICERS IN THE AIR, ONE THE GROUND AND ABOARD SHIPS DURING WWII WERE THOSE THAT SERVED IN KOREA AND CHINA.

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WOW READY TO WEAR
AS PERFECT AS CAN BE

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ALL FEATURES WORK

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I LIKE THE FACT THE CASE OPENS

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NOTE THE HEAVY DUTY HINGING
SYSTEM WITH OF MOVEMENT CASE

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NO TEARS OR WEARS
EXCEPT ROCKS
CAUSE HE WAS KEEPING
THIS ONE!!!!!!!!!!!

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NOTE KANJI PLATE

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AWESOME

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DOUBLE HINGED

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15 JEWEL SUB-SECONDS

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CONDITION
EXCELLENT ORIGINAL
OPERATES SETS WINDS RUNS

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APPRAISAL VALUE 1100.00

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?

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KM & PANZER PARA

JAPANESE WWII NAVY

JAPANESE WWII

SEIKOSHA SUB TIMER

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RCAF WWII

TRENCH

JAPANESE WWII

TRENCH

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WYLER GERMAN WWII

WWII HELBROS 24HR

ZODIAC ILLUMINATED

JAPANESE  CHRONO

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SEIKOSHA CHRONO

WWII NAVY SUB TIMER

HELBROS TRUE 24 HR

WWII SEIKOSHA