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Date/Report Number …..101210.LSA2 Item:1953--OLMA AUTOMATIC 17 JEWELS KOREAN WAR MILITARY WATCH
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Description of item: 1953 ALL STEEL WITH ORIGINAL THICK MILITARY (KOREAN WAR) CRYSTAL OLMA AUTOMATIC 17 JEWELS CASE W/O CROWN 32.23MM  L/L 40.39 WITH MILITARY GREEN NYLON G-20 STRAP WITH BRUSHED KEEPERS . THE DIAL IS SIGNED OLMA AUTOMATIC MASONS LOGO 17  IT FEATURES GOLD TONE NUMBERS SILVER WHITE DIAL BLACK SECONDS HASH RING LUM DOTS AT HOURS GOLD TONE LUMED HANDS MATCHING COLORED GOLD MASONS LOGO. CASE IS ALL STAINLESS HAS ORIGINAL BRUSHED SIDES.   THIS OLMA HAS ITS ORIGINAL PLASTIC CRYSTAL.THERE ARE A FEW MARS, BUT THEY ARE VERY MINOR. THE LUGS HAVE  OPEN SPRING BAR HOLES THAT ALLOW STEEL PINS RATHER AS WELL AS THE SPRING BARS THAT ARE PRESENTLY IN THE WATCH. CASE BACK IS SIGNED WATERPROOF INCABLOC AUTOMATIC ANTI-MAGNETIC STAINLESS STEEL 0378. INTERIOR OF CASE BACK IS SIGNED SWISS 3    52 . THE MOVEMENT IS SIGNED SWISS OLMA AUTOMATIC 17 JEWELS SWISS INCABLOC BALANCE SHAFT SHOCK ABSORBER (SEE THE RED JEWEL WITH BRASS SHOCK ABSORBER ). CONDITIONEXCELLENT TO FINE

Estimated Retail Replacement Value $640.00


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In 1906, Olma S.A. WATCH COMPANY was born.

By 1915, OLMA had developed distributors in Europe.

By 1930 OLMA had began expanding throughout the South & Far East Asia.

OLMA took advantage of these war years to design watches with double & triple color dials, hash second and sub-second chapter rings, 24 hour markers/numbers and maintained a keen  eye towards quality movements with solid steel water tight cases, thick plastic crystals with pressed bezels and an added anti dust and magnetic inner shield.

These models were a hit for those military personal whom came across them.

By 1950, OLMA had developed a small yet dedicated distribution network in Europe, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Nepal, India, Thailand, Vietnam and Korea.

THIS OLMA WAS ORIGINALLY PURCHASED IN KOREA DURING THE KOREAN WAR ....