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Vietnam Military WATCH Issue

 NOTE: THE ONLY DIVE WATCH US MIL CONTRACTS WERE THE CANTEEN AND THE TORNEK. IF SOME ONE CAN PINT ANOTHER I WOULD BE HAPPY TO KNOW. FROM ROLEX TO SEA WOLF, MANY DIVES WERE UTILIZED BY NAVY DIVERS UDT ETC,  HELIO AND JET PILOTS ALSO UTILIZED MANY DIFFERENT WATCHES, BUT ONLY MIL SPEC WATCHES FROM[…]

ROCKS CURRENT OFFERS

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FREE ID AND WATCH CHECK

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Dial Restoration Is Costly Yet Necessary

TO RESTORE OR NOT RESTORE VINTAGE WATCH DIALS I like to say I am not a watchmaker .. rather a hacking master restoration expert restoring history. With over 35000 pictures, 1.2 mil Google requests every 15 days,+near 10,000 articles online. i am obsessive LOL. Thus I call upon only the best of the best. When[…]

CHRONOGRAPH A RETOUR GEISMAR JAPANESE WWII WATCHES

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JEWELRY PICTURES MILITARY LADIES EBAY OFFERS

  MENU AT BOTTOM CLICK ABOVE [rocks shop] CHECK OUT THE OFFERS ON TWO EBAY SHOPS SEE SOMETHING YOU LIKE? THEN SEND ROCK A TICKET IF YOU ARE A MEMBER YOU WILL RECEIVE A DISCOUNT [jas shop] CLICK BELOW _______________ FOR DISCOUNTS OF 20% TO 40% IN REAL DOLLARS ON PRODUCTS, JEWELRY, WATCHES AND SERVICES,[…]

EIGENTUM DER FLIEGERTRUPPEN ALPINA INVESTED BY ALPINA

      GSW PO BOX 2301 SUWANEE, GA, USA 30024 goldsmithworks.com 770.831.1257 – 1.800.438.6894 HTTP://FREE.TICKETS.COM Date/Report Number …..120811.LWW Item:  EIGENTUM DER FLIEGERTRUPPEN ALPINA               PURCHASED BY THE ALPINA COMPANY   ALPINA ca. 1915: 182597 WITH MILITARY BLACK DIAL SIGNED EIGENTUM DER FLIEGERTRUPPEN ALPINA WITH 60 MINUTE OUTER TRACK BORDER WHITE[…]

11TH-AIR-BORNE-WWII-VIETNAM

THE ANGELS 11TH AIRBORNE DIVISION WWII 11TH PACIFIC THEATER VIETNAM MID-EAST   GO AND VIEW 300 PHOTOS OF THE 11TH IN WWII THE BEST  MILITARY-WATCH-BOX™ ASSEMBLED     REPRESENTING THE VERY AIRBORNE TROOPERS WHOSE ACTIONS PAVED THE ROAD FOR MANY BANDS OF BROTHERS TO EXIST ***************************************************************** THESE AIRBORNE TROOPERS LIKE A BAND OF FOREST GUMPS[…]

AWESOME-WWII-RESTORATIONS

*********************** NEW MAR 7TH 2013   WE WILL BE POSTING ANOTHER HALD DOZEN OR SO MORE OF DAVID’S INCREDIBLE COLLECTION SENT FOR RESTORATION       NEW JAN 18TH 2013 THESE WERE SHIPPED END OF DECEMBER ROCK IS NOW RESTORING/SERVICING THIS COLLECTION THE FOLLOWING WATCHES ARE FROM ONE PATRON’S [DAVID] COLLECTION WILL UPDATE AS EACH[…]

APPRAISING

BASIC FACTS ABOUT JEWELRY APPRAISAL & INSURANCE REPLACEMENT VALUE APPRAISAL APPRAISAL TO SELL YOUR JEWELRY JEWELRY INSURANCE & CARE INSURANCE COMPANIES REPLACEMENT VALUE APPRAISAL A REPLACEMENT APPRAISAL IS WRITTEN TO COVER THE EXACT AMOUNT THAT YOU PAID FOR THE ITEM. THIS IS NOT AN INFLATED VALUE OF YOUR JEWELRY. THIS ALLOWS FOR AN EXACT PRICE[…]

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A-WATCH HOW IT OPERATES IN VIDEO

  GOLDSMITHWORKS PO BOX 2301 SUWANEE, GA, USA, 30024 +1.770.831.1257  – 1.800.438.6894 Watch For Sale Need Help ID Value? 35000 WATCH  IMAGES 25000 PAGES ONLINE 24/7 GOLDSMITHWATCHWORKS.COM GOLDSMITHWORKS.COM     MILITARYWATCHBOX.COM LSYF.COM TIMEFRAUD.COM          GOLDSMITHTRAINING.COM  1947 – 1949 WHAT MAKES A FINE WATCH FINE [this video tajke you into the most fabulous era of watch making[…]

OFFERS

OFFERS JUST SAY NO TO EBAY  shop.lsyf.com shop.timefraud.com shop.goldsmithworks.com shop.goldsmithtraining.com shop.militarywatchbox.com shop.goldsmithwatchworks.com shop.vintagetimeremadeinamerica.com watch-and-box-sales   [auction-nudge tool=”listings”]

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goldsmithworks and rock restoring seiko dive watch

WHOM DO YOU WANT TO RESTORE YOUR SEIKO WATCHES 1890 T0 1990 ,, Seiko is one of a few rare companies that made everything for their watches. From Cases, Dials, Movements and Tools, TO Oils, Grease, Repair Equipment, Straps, Bands, Bracelets, Crowns, everything was designed, created manufactured in house. SOME PARTS WERE PROBABLY IMPORTED SEIKO[…]

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1940 WWII KOREA VIETNAM WYLER FLOATING BEZEL AIRMAN WATCH

  GOLDSMITHWORKS IN BIZ FOR 30 YEARS ONLINE SINCE 1992 WATCH SALES  REPAIRS RESTORATIONS APPRAISALS TAKE A LOOK AT OUR ONLINE PICTURES 45000 PICTURES IN 452 ALBUMS GOOGLE PICTURE SITE ***************************************** WYLER WYLER-101SR-29MM WWII 11TH AIRBORNE DEPLETED RADIUM DIAL MILITARY INCAFLEX JUMP WATCH 29.3 MM W/O CROWN WITH FREE PROFESSIONAL ONLINE APPRAISAL WITH ALL PICTURES[…]

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WWII 1941 MILITARY DIALED MIDO MULTIFORT BUMPER

*************************************************** RE-ILLUMINATED WITH AF-Luminova ***************************** READY TO WEAR RESTORED & OVERHAULED 1941 WWII MILITARY DIALED MIDO MULTIFORT SUPERAUTOMATIC WITH 17J MIDO 817 BUMPER AND ALL STAINLESS STEEL CASE WITH STAINLESS STEEL WWII SPRING BAND WITH FREE PROFESSIONAL ONLINE APPRAISAL WITH HISTORY AND ASSOCIATED INFORMATION OUTLINED BELOW AND FREE ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY WITH 19.00[…]

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WWII HELIOS 24HR SWEEPS

  RE-ILLUMINATED WITH AF-Luminova ***************************** READY TO WEAR RESTORED & OVERHAULED WWII ERA WITH HACKED SWEEP SECONDS REAPPEARED DURING VIETNAM ERA HELIOS MILITARY DIALED 17J WITH FREE PROFESSIONAL ONLINE APPRAISAL WITH HISTORY AND ASSOCIATED INFORMATION OUTLINED BELOW AND FREE ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY WITH 19.00 US SUBSIDIZED DOUBLE BOXED INSURED WITH SIGNATURE DELIVERY! 26.00[…]

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1968 PX BX RR VIETNAM ERA WYLER MILITARY STYLE DIVE WATCH

  GSW  PICASA WATCH GALLERY GSWW WATCHES *************************************************** READY TO WEAR VINTAGE RESTORED & OVERHAULED EXCELLENT  CONDITION 1968 PX/BX-R&R VIETNAM ERA WYLER MILITARY STYLE DIVE WATCH WITH BALLISTIC NYLON OLIVE DRAB G-18 MILITARY STRAP WITH KEEPERS FITS 6 TO 9 *******************************************  YOU ALSO RECEIVE FREE A ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY FREE APPRAISAL WITH INFO TO[…]

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GERMAN-MILITARY-WATCHES.pdf THE QUESTIONS THAT FACE BOTH BUYER AND SELLER OF VINTAGE WWII GERMAN MILITARY WATCHES IS THEIR AUTHENTICATION. I MUST SAY, IF YOU INVEST IN A WATCH THAT IS BLACK DIALED, HAS OLD DEAD RADIUM ILLUMINATED NUMBERS AND HANDS, A SUB SECONDS REGISTER ABOVE THE 6 POSITION, HAS A STEEL OR CHROME CASE WITH WIRED[…]

HISTORIC WEEMS LONGINES BEST

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DOES THE CASE HAVE TO BE CUSHION NO THE PERSHING

BEFORE A FORUM DODO BIRD SWEEPS IN TO “HELP” BY INFORMING US  IT AIN’T SO…. ALLOW ME TO INFORM YOU OF THE HISTORY OF THE 48 STAR AMERICAN SHEILD W/EAGLE AND PORCELAINE DIAL.   AN ELGIN POCKET WATCH -WITH PERSHING DIAL-   AFTER RESTORING OVER 200 PERSHING DIALED WATCHES, WE CONCLUDED THAT, THOUGH ELGIN PRODUCED[…]

WWII NAZI LUFTWAFFE HACKING SWEEP SECONDS ALPINA

THE RAREST WWII GERMAN WATCH A SMALL RUN OF THESE POCKET WATCHES WERE MADE IN GERMANY BY ALPINA   HONORING   HITLER.–\FEW SURVIVED  FEWER STILL ACTUALLR RUN DUE TO PARTS THIS ALPINA WAS/IS NOT SIMPLY A FASHION OR HONOR WATCH THE FACT THIS ALPINA HAS A MILITARY  HACKED SWEEP SECONDS HAND AND THIS RARE MILITARY GRADE[…]

WALTHAM GENUINE TRENCH

WALTHAM GENUINE TRENCH MILITARY ILLUMINATED 24HR VERSION WITH CRYSTAL GUARD RED 12, RED 24HR CHAPTER ORIGINAL HANDS INCLUDING FITTING  TAILED SUB SECONDS HAND OUTLINED  ILLUMINATED RAILROAD NUMERALS LIKE KITCHENER MILITARY STRAPS ONE TONGUE IS LONGER THE ONE THAT IS TO RIGHT/ABOVE WHEN WEARING ON LEFT ARM, THIS ALLOWED THE SOLDIER TO PLACE OVER CUFF, JACKET[…]

VIETNAM ERA RED CROSS HELIOS CUFF STLE

FACT. GOLDSMITHWORKS HAS BEEN ONLINE TRADING & RESTORING WATCHES SINCE 1992 SINCE JOINING EBAY TEN YEARS AGO, WE HAVE OFFERED OUR VINTAGE TIME EXCLUSIVELY ONLINE WITH EB WE HAVE ALSO POSTED OVER 150,000 IMAGES OF OUR RESTORATIONS PICASA -PHOTO BUCKET -GOOGLE FREE WARRANTY AND APPRAISAL VERIFYING THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR TIME PIECES 13 WEBSITES PROVIDING[…]

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CASA BLANCA BUCHERER FREE FRENCH NURSE

   CASA BLANCA BUCHERER FREE FRENCH NURSE AVAILABLE ON ETSY WITH FREE SHIPPING TODAY WORLD WIDE   CASA BLANCA BUCHERER FREE FRENCH NURSE THIS PIECE IS READY TO WEAR EVERY DAY TIME PIECE NOTE. CASABLANCA THE MOVIE I RECENTLY WATCHED THE MOVIE AND HIJACKED SOME FRAMES. WOW, PLUM FULL OF FREE FRENCH MATERIAL. IMPORTANT THEME[…]

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GERMAN-MILITARY-WATCHES.pdf   GERMAN WWII ARMY SWEEP SECONDS INTELLIGENCE WATCH **************************************** BELOW IS PHOTO OF GENUINE DI-H ABOVE WAS POSTED ONLINE AS IS *************************************** I HAVE HAD ONLY TWO OF THESE IN 20 YEARS THE GERMAN MILITARY PROPERTY MARK”DI SERIAL H” WAS UTILIZED FOR THE ARMY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE MORE GERMAN WWII WATCH HISTORY BELOW ALL WATCHES[…]

military_issue_watch_or_not_1

  <WE HAVE HAD ONLY 3 NEGATIVE & 2 NEUTRAL FEED BACKS IN 10 YEARS WITH 2500 TRANSACTIONS!!!!!!!! AND NO NEGATIVE/NEUTRAL FOR THE 8000 PRIVATE TRANSACTIONS < CHECK THIS FEED BACK!!!! TELL ME WHAT STORE EVER HAD THAT TYPE OF RECORD WHILE SELLING USED WATCHES OR USED CARS OR ANYTHING USED, OLD AND MECHANICAL–REGARDLESS OF[…]

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    FACTS CONCERNING MILITARY VS PRIVATE WWI THROUGH VIETNAM http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/military_issue_watch_or_not_1/ ACTUAL DIRECT WWII WATCHES RESTORED BY ROCK/GSW http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/military_issue_watch_or_not_2/ ACTUAL WWI/WWII JAPAN/GERMAN/SWISS WATCHES RESTORED BY ROCK/GSW http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/military_issue_watch_or_not_3/ ACTUAL WWII/VIETNAM/SWISS/US/RESTORED BY ROCK/GSW http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/military_issue_watch_or_not_4/   ALL TIME PIECES RESTORED BY GOLDSMITHWORKS all watches restored by GOLDSMITHWORKS  GOLDSMITHWORKS USED TO INVEST IN 60 TO 70% OF OUR BASE[…]

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      FACTS CONCERNING MILITARY VS PRIVATE WWI THROUGH VIETNAM http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/military_issue_watch_or_not_1/ ACTUAL DIRECT WWII WATCHES RESTORED BY ROCK/GSW http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/military_issue_watch_or_not_2/ WWI/WWII JAPAN/GERMAN/SWISS WATCHES  BY ROCK/GSW http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/military_issue_watch_or_not_3/ ACTUAL WWII/VIETNAM/SWISS/US/RESTORED BY ROCK/GSW http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/military_issue_watch_or_not_4/   MARCH 01,2015 CLICK BELOW FOR DAVID’S VINTAGE RESTORED DIRECT TO PUBLIC/SOLDIER MILITARY WATCHES NOT ALL OF THESE ARE MILITARY, BUT THE MAJORITY ARE[…]

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OnePatronFiftyWWII-Restorations

      OCT 30TH 2014   MARCH 01,2015 CLICK BELOW FOR DAVID’S VINTAGE RESTORED MILITARY WATCHES PDF! ROCK IS NOW RESTORING/SERVICING THIS COLLECTION THE FOLLOWING WATCHES ARE FROM ONE PATRON’S [DAVID] COLLECTION WILL UPDATE AS EACH TIME PIECE OF THIS INCREDIBLE EDUCATION PDF STORED POCKET TRENCH CONVERSIONS VIETNAM US GOV ISSUE WATCHES GERMAN SUBMARINE[…]

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WWII MILITARY WATCH RESTORATION COLLECTION

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JAPANESE GERMAN BRITISH MILITARY HEAVEN

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BRITISH

A QUICK GUIDE TO THE
BRITISH MILITARY WATCH

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Board of admiralty app 1810.
The same board room in use today

THE BRITISH ADMIRALTY REMAINED THE NATIONS PREMIER MILITARY POLITICAL FORCE AND MILITARY POWER UNTIL THE AGE OF AIRCRAFT AT THE END OF WWII, IT WAS THE ADMIRALTY WHOM WERE THE FIRST TO ORDER WATCHES AND TIMERS AND DESIGN THE PROCEDURES OF TESTING THEN APPLYING A PATTERN NUMBER FOR EACH TYPE.

“Each watch is to be labeled with its price, including a mahogany box with ivory label, be cleaned after trial and engraved with the Government mark on the dial and plate of the movement, with name of the maker, the No.of the watch, the letters D.W., and the Government mark on the ivory label of the box.

 

 

 

 

1890 TRIALS FOR CHRONOMETERS
Chronometer makers who may care to send watches to the trial must first obtain permission from the Hydrographer, Admiralty, Whitehall, S.W., To whom all requests for such permission must be sent not later than October 6.
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The watches are to be deposited here between the hours of 10 and 1 on any day (excepting Sunday),. during the week ending with October 20th, after which no watch can under any circumstances be received.
The rating this year commences on Saturday, October 25 and will be as follows:
Watch horizontal, dial up, in room for 6 weeks
Watch horizontal, dial up, in oven for 1 week
Watch vertical, pendant up, in oven for 4 days
Watch vertical, pendant right, in oven for 3 days
Watch vertical, pendant left, in oven for 3 days
Watch vertical, pendant up, in oven for 4 days
Watch horizontal, dial up, in oven for 1 week
Watch horizontal, dial up, in room for 6 weeks
The mean temperature in the oven will be from 80-85 degrees Fahrenheit.
The watches are to be in silver cases with crystal glass, and each must bear a distinguishing No. engraved on the plate of the movement, Preference will be given to key less watches

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MESSAGE TO A 1916 ANNUAL MEETING OF
CLOCK WATCH AND JEWELRY WHOLESALERS

“The public is buying the practical things of life. Nobody can truthfully contend that the watch is a luxury. In these days the watch is as necessary as a hat – more so, in fact. One can catch trains and keep appointments without a hat, but not without a watch.

It is said that one soldier in every four wears a wristlet watch, and the other three mean to get one as soon as they can.

Wristlet watches are not luxuries; wedding-rings are not luxuries. These are the two items jewelers have been selling in the greatest quantities for many months past.”

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THe Standard British Trench Watch. IN The Beginning Most Were Not Numeral Illuminated And Had Black Dials With Carthedral Style Illuminated Hands. Then Came The Illuminated Dials. While In The Beginning, Many Trench Watches Were In Fact Converted Ladies Pocket Watches Or Small Mens Pocket Watches. The British Invested in Trench Watches That Were Built As Such. Two Above Are In Fact British Restorations By Rock. In Most Cases –The Pun Is Intended — Look At Your Case Then Match Hallmarks. Remember To Check All Marks, Just A Made In Birmingham Et Al Does Not Mean It Was Even Sold In England. Note. The Westend Trench Watch On Lower Left In Black And Gold.

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ONE OF ROCKS BEST RESTORATIONS
ENGLISH OFFICERS “WATER PROOF”

 

 

 

 

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PATTERN NUMBERS WERE NOT ASSIGNED TO TRENCH WATCHES

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The West End Watch Company began there journey in 1886 from “The West End”, a district of the center of London. The market that West End catered to was the British controlled Mid-East and India. By

1914, West End was offering solid, well made and cased Trench and Pocket Watches. Specializing in the Indian Military and Civil Services, West End, with acceptance of the British Military, produced Trench Watches that were marked C.S.for the Civil Service in India and C-tailed BROADARROW-S for Indian Military personal under British control

In 1886, MM. Amstutz and Droz, the owner of Alcide Droz & Sons firm, began the exploitation of the trademark West End Watch Company in the Indian market and developed the first waterproof pocket watch ever produced: “L’Impermeable” (nowadays displayed at the International Watchmaking Museum of La Chaux-de-Fonds).

During the First World War, a large force of British and Indian soldiers was sent from Bombay to the Persian Gulf to reach Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq). They received West End Watch Company watches.

In 1917, West End Watch Company changed its name to Société des Montres West End SA and was registered in Geneva. At the same time the sub-brand Lowan was also registered.

In 1934, the Société des Montres West End SA was the first brand to introduce the Incabloc anti-shock system invented by Mr. Braunschweig

 

 

 

 

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OVERHAULED ORIGINAL WWI BRITISH 1914-1918 H.Williamson ltd London 7153OF BROADARROW WHITE ENAMEL RADIUM ILLUMINATED MILITARY POCKET WATCH CONVERSION WITH 7 JEWEL ENGLSH MOVEMENT
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WWI PATTERN 4 RATTRAPANTE

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WWI PATTERN NUMBERS

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Or Much Of Her History, The British War Department Supplied Precise Details On All Facets Of Their Times Pieces. Each Model Of Pocket Watch Or Timing Device Was Tested And Then Assigned A Use And Pattern Number And A Broad Arrow Property Mark. From The Invention Of First Usable Ships Chrono And Deck Watch, To The Field Watch, To W.W.I When The Wrist Watch [Trench Watch] Became A War Tool, The Individual Departments Of The British Armed Forces Provided The Specific Requirements For Watches, Timers, Chronos They Each Required And Those Accepted Were Assigned A “Pattern” Number. Thus, Until 1938, All Watches Were Governed By Specific Requirements. From Movements To Cases To Dials, Watches Specifications Were Provided And A “Pattern” Assigned. So, A Pattern Number And Broad Arrow Were In Fact Required.
PATTERNS
#6 SERVICE #4 RATTRAPANTE
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WWI AND WWII TIMERS AND POCKETS

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BRITISH BROAD ARROW

A broad arrow or pheon is a type of arrow with a typically flat barbed head. It is a symbol used traditionally in heraldry, most notably in England, and later the United Kingdom to mark government property.

The Office of Ordnance was created by Henry VIII in 1544. It dates back to the position of Master of Ordnance, one of whom, Nicholas Merbury, was present at the Battle of Agincourt. The Office became the Board of Ordnance in 1597, its principal duties being to supply guns, ammunition, stores and equipment to the King’s Navy.

The headquarters and main arsenal of the Office were in the White Tower of the Tower of London. The broad arrow mark has been used over the years by the Office and Board to signify at first objects purchased from the monarch’s money and later to indicate government property.

With the demise of the Board in 1855, the War Department and today’s Ministry of Defense continued to use the mark. The arrow also appears in the Ordnance Survey logo.

The broad arrow frequently appeared on military boxes and equipment such as canteens, bayonets and rifles, as well as the British prison uniform from the 1870s, and even earlier, that of transportees in British penal colonies such as Australia. The broad arrow marks were also used by Commonwealth countries on their ordnance.

The broad arrow was used by the British to mark trees intended for ship building use in North America during colonial times. Three axe strikes resembling an arrowhead and shaft, were marked on large mast-grade trees.

It is currently a criminal offence in the United Kingdom to reproduce the broad arrow without authority

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RESTORED WWII BRITISH POCKETS + CONVERSION
A VERY FEW OF THE COMPANIES THAT SUPPLIED THE BRITISH
Buren, Helios, Vertex, Timor, Record, Omega, Lemania, Longines, IWC, Grana, Eterna, Cyma and Jaeger LeCoultre, Walthan, Elgin, Bulova, Gallet .Gala, Girard-Perregaux Glycine, Grana, Hanhart, Helbro, Helvetia, Phenix, Titus, Zenith, Mimo, Roamer,

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HELIOS W/BROADARROW

MOERIS W/BROADARROW

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OMEGA W/BROADARROW

GALLET SUB TIMER W/BROADARROW

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RECORD W/BROADARROW

WALTHAM W/BROADARROW CONVERSION
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LOOK FOR HALLMARKS

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BRITISH MILITARY WATCHES WWII

In 1939, with war on the horizon, the British War Department realized they required time pieces. With no plans and knowing that a shortage of watches would surely occur, they quickly purchased watches from numerous Swiss watch makers and retailers.Each watch had to have 15 jewels, white dialS, and subsidiary seconds dial. AND be “waterproof”. Most of the pocket watches were titled “General Service” AND classified as “Temporary Pattern”. Thus they were stamped “GSTP”. These GSTP watches would become the work horse of the military. From Radio operators to drivers, they fulfilled the requirements of keeping time through out the war. At the conclusion of the hostilities, most of the watches purchased by the various Government Buyers were destroyed due to a deal with suppliers. The suppliers had sold these watches at a discount and they did not want the market flooded at the wars conclusion with “surplus military watches”.

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BRITISH MONTGOMERY MILITARYWATCHBOX

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BRITISH IN SICILY INCLUDES TIMERS WATCHES COMPASS ARE ALL BRITISH
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For Wrist Watches The British Provided The Minimum Standars Such As 15J Minimum And Case Design, And Watch Manufacturers Provided Watches That Met These Basic Requirements. Thus Most British Wwii Wrist Watches Were Ordered With 15 Jewels, White Dials – Some Orders Were Filled W/Black Dials & Some Radium Painted, A Sub-Seconds Register Above The 6 Position Was Standard– In The Beginning– And Cases Were Steel Or Chrome With Mainly Wired Lugs -Again Some Were Holed–, A Screw Back Case Was Required — Though Snap Back Cases Are Also Discovered.

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THE CASE BACKS HAD A VARIETY OF MARKINGS.

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“WWW” FOR WRIST WATCH WATERPROOF, BRITISH BROAD ARROW PROPERTY MARK SERIAL AND/OR SERVICE NUMBERS, “A.T.P.” “ARMY TEMPORARY PATTERN”

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RECORD

CYMA

TIMOR

 

 

 

 

Pocket Watches And Timers Were Invested In And, Unlike Wwi, Where Each Model Had A “Pattern Number Mark” Relating To The Specific Type Of Time Piece, The British Dropped These And The Broad Arrow Was No Longer Bold But Placed With Three Simple Lines .

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WWI PATTERN # 4 TIMER BOLD B/A

WWII G.T.S.P. POCKET SIMPLE B/A

 

 

 

 

Additionally, The British Air Ministry And Navy May Have Service Marks Like The Air Ministry “A” Or “Am”. Other Marks You Will Discover At The End Of This Essay.

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WWII BRITISH AIR MINISTRY TIMER

GALLET WWII W/OLD BROAD ARROW & NO PATTERN MARK

 

 

 

 

Another Fact Is That Usually The Broad Arrow On Wwii Models Is A Simple Straight Line Affair While Wwi Models Are Like The Above Gallet Timer On Right. Though This Particular Fancy Bold Broadarrow Was Actualy One Of A Very Few Rto Have The Older Arrow, It Just So Happens That The Timer Is A Gallet And Gallet Had Supplied Timers To The British Army, Air Ministry And Navy, So The Old Broadarrow Strikes From Wwi Were Used In Factory Due The Gallet Ongoing Relationship. Thus, If Some Of These Broadarrow Marks Do Not Identify The Time Piece As A Ww One Or Two Time Piece. The Movement Will Date It

AAAGALLET-6.jpg (209038 bytes)Now, The Fact Is, Many Watches Did Not Have All Or Some Of The Above Markings Or Had Just One. The Key Is To Examine Your Find. The Letters And Numbers Can Be Stamped Or Engraved With Fine Tool Or Not. So It Is A Majority Of Items Verses One Item.
Note The British Air Ministry Pocket On Left Has Hand Scribed Broad Arrow With “A” For Air Ministry
Many British Wrist Watches Had Spring Bars Instead Of Soldered Wire Lugs. There Were Also Sweep Second Hand Models. So, Do Not Dismiss A Watch As Being Non-British Military Because It Does Not Measure To The Above Standards.

 

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PROTOTYPES??

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READ VIEW BUY STUDY MILITARY WATCH BOOKS

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This Is The Second Late 60’S Zodiac Automatic We Found
The British Never Authorized An Automatic Yet
It Was Featured With 300 Factual Military Watches
We Believe It Was/Is A Prototype

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Remember britian had nothing to do with vietnam and the usa did not stamp www on their military issue watches. In addition makers such as omega and iwc and longines and lacoultre did not make px/bs r&r or military watches for service in vietnam. Visit http://timefraud.Com a site we offeer that demonstrates hundreds of fakes.

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Note The Above Is A Se Asia Fake Both Omega And Iwc Branded & Other Models/Brands. Note The Cheap Modern Movement -They , The Forgers, Will Use The Same Movement Across Multipls Brands.

Another Fact Is That Watches With Www Did Not See Service In Vietnam. While The Australians Served- They Were Supplied By The Usa

 

 

 

 

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