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WALTHAM INVERTED ILLUMINATED MILITARY WATCH

Published on: October 24, 2013
Categories: MILITARY, RESTORATION, WATCHES

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READY TO DISPLAY
OVERHAULED
RESTORED
LARGE

VINTAGE
1925
WALTHAM
INVERTED

ILLUMINATED

MILITARY

DIALED

8 DAY CLOCK

70 MM W/O STEM &CROWN
80 MM W/STEM & CROWN
2.75 INCHES W/O STEM &CROWN
3.21 INCHES W/STEM & CROWN

MOUNTED WITH A SILVER
HOLD DOWNN IN A FRONT OPENING
MILITARYWATCHBOX™ WITH
HISTORY FOR DISPLAY. YOU MAY
MOUNT THE BOX ON A WALL AND
SET AND WIND WITHOUT REMOVING
THIS WONDERFUL WALTHAM.



YOU ALSO RECEIVE

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DOUBLE BOXED
INSURED WITH SIGNATURE DELIVERY

25.00 INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING USPS REGISTERED
WITH SIGNATURE AND INSURANCE 

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WHEN VIEWING THIS OFFER

REMEMBER WE HAVE TO INVEST IN THE TIME PIECE
RESTORE AND OVERHAUL THE TIME PIECE
RE-ILLUMINATE THE TIME PIECE
SUPPLY A NEW TOP LINE STRAP

SPEND TWO HOURS PLACING OFFER
SUPPLY A NEW DUAL BUTTON DEPLOYMENT
WARRANTY THE TIME PIECE
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SUPPLY A METAL GSW WATCH BOX
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PAY OVERHEAD FOR THE STUDIO GALLERY
JUST INSURANCE IS 300 PER MONTH

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PHOTOS ABOVE ARE DEMONSTRATIONS OF ROCK’S DAILY WORKS
THE PHOTO TO LEFT IS A DIAL RESTORE FOR A VINTAGE OMEGA
PHOTO IN CENTER IS AN ALPINA TOTAL RESTORE
PHOTO  TO THE RIGHT IS AN ELGIN REVERSE INVERTED DIAL

WWI-1919-DRIVERS-AIRCORP-MILITARY–REVERSE/
INVERTED-DIAL-POCKET/CAR/PLANE-WATCH

INVERTED dials were originally developed to enable owners of cars, trucks and airplanes/areoplanes to convert pocket watches into dash clocks.

The inverted dial positioned the winding stem at the bottom, making is convenient to wind, and to some what  protect the watch from soil, dirt water.

Those watches with sub-seconds would mean the register would be at the top making it easier to view more precisely and time more precisely.

By 1908, speedometer companies were producing and marketing clocks as after-market accessories.

In 1911 the first dash board Chronograph was patented by Heuer. It had it’s crown UP.

Between In 1912- 1925, Phinney-Walker and Waltham made available car clocks that wound from the front rim of the clock and eight day clocks. with winding from bottom. [ Jaeger & Waltham made eight day watches with inverted dials].

USAGE
During its day, the reverse/inverted dial was popular among military personal, private drivers, pilots, race car drivers, and many others who required an easy access dash mounted watch/clock device .

MILITARY
I have seen WWI photos of men wearing ELGIN reverse/inverted dial pocket watches on LANYARDS around their necks. And I have overhauled several ELGIN 15j inverted dial pocket watches with long loop-over-loop leather “belt fob”s. I have worked on some Japanese and German inverted dial military pocket watches; including two Japanese ELGINS! And Waltham was extremely popular in Japan since 1914.

AIRCRAFT
Following World War I, the United States was swamped with aviators who invested in war-surplus aircraft. These flyers earned income with barnstorming campaigns and by performing aerobatic maneuvers at events. Many of these flyers would EVENTUALLY join various commercial ventures.

In 1918, the United States Postal Service received financing from Congress to begin experimenting with air mail service using Curtiss Jenny aircraft procured by the United States Army Air Service. And in 1919 Chalk’s International Airlines began a service between Miami and Bimini in the Bahamas.

CONCLUSION
THIS BEAUTY IS A DATED 1925/1926 WALTHAM 8 DAY CLOCK WITH INVERTED  ILLUMINATED DIAL. 

tHIS wALTHAM HAS A SCREW DOWN BEZEL AND SNAP BACK CASE.

A NEW GLASS CRYSTAL AND AWESOME RE-ILLUMINATED DIAL AND HANDS ARE LIKE THEY WERE.

THE OVERHAULED AND SERVICED MOVEMENT WINDS RUNS AND KEEPS TIME.

THE CASE RESTORATION IS WONDERFUL.

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AWESOME
MILITARY
24 HR DIAL
WITH
RAISED ILLUMINATED  NUMERALS

RE-ILLUMINATED
WITH
AF-LUMINOVA
HIGH-PERFORMANCE
PHOSPHORESCENT PIGMENT

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DIAL FINISH IS THE ORIGINAL FINISH

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ORIGINAL
RE-LUMED MILITARY STYLE
CATHEDRAL HANDS

RE-ILLUMINATED
WITH
AF-LUMINOVA
HIGH-PERFORMANCE
PHOSPHORESCENT PIGMENT

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WOW

RE-ILLUMINATED

WITH
AF-LUMINOVA
HIGH-PERFORMANCE
PHOSPHORESCENT PIGMENT

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CASE IS IN
EXTREME FANTASTIC
CONDITION

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CASE BACK SUPER

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NOTICE THE SLOT BETWEEN
THE SNAP ON CASE BACK
AND
THE SCREW DOWN BEZEL

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A BETTER PICTURE OF THE GROOVE

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NEW ORIGINAL GLASS CRYSTAL

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RE-ILLUMINATED
WITH
AF-Luminova

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SOME RESTORE PICS

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THERE IS A CHANNEL BETWEEN THE  SCREW DOWN BEZEL
AND CASE BACK. THIS WAS USED FOR ATTACHING WATCH TO DASH OF
CAR, TRUCK, AIRPLANE OR BOAT. I USED THE CHANNEL TO FIT A 6 GRAM SILVER WIRE
TO ATTACH TO MILITARY WATCH BOX. THOUGH A MOUNT COULD BE FABRICATED
IF YOU WANTED TO MOUNT TO VINTAGE CAR, TRUCK, PLANE OR BOAT.

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HERE MOST OF THE OLD RADIUM WAS REMOVED

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HERE NEW LUMINOVA IS ADDED

RE-ILLUMINATED
WITH
AF-Luminova

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AFTER NEW LUMINOVA IS ADDED
A STRAIGHT EDGE RAZOR IS USED
TO FINALIZE THE FINISH

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HERE NEW LUMINOVA IS ADDED

RE-ILLUMINATED
WITH
AF-Luminova

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HERE THE CASE
MINUS MOVEMENT & CRYSTAL
WILL BE HAND DETAILED
AND THEN
ELECTRO CLEANED

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ELECTRO CLEANED

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CLEANED AND READY
FOR BUFFING

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AFTER BUFFING

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MOVEMENT COMPLETED

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25 MIL SERIAL  PLACES
THIS 8 DAY IN 1925 – 1926

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THERE ARE TWO
HUGE MAINSPRING BARRELS
THEY BOTH TURN INTO CENTER

AND OUPUT FROM CENTER

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DIAL MOUNTED
THEN MOVEMENT

PLACED IN CASE

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FLUSH TO CASE

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THREE SCREWS LOCK IT IN

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CASE BACK ON

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NEW OLD GLASS CRYSTAL

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CRYSTAL MOUNTED
ON
SCREW DOWN BEZEL

STEEL WIRE PLACED TO SHOW MOUNTING CHANNEL

HEAVY PURE SILVER WIRE FOR
FABRICATING HOLD DOWN

ROCKS FABRICATION STATION

WIRE CUT INTO PIECES AND WELDED

WELD IS PERFECT

LOCK DOWN COMPLETED

PICKELED & POLISHED

FITTED TO CHANNEL

PERFECT

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CONDITION WATCH:
MINTY CONDITION –  RUNS, SETS, WINDS EXCELLENT
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MINTY MEANS VERY CLOSE TO MINT
MINT MEANS LIKE BRAND NEW

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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  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!

 

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