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Date/Report Number …..110111.COL0.67 Item: VINTAGE 1940 SIMPLEX COLOMBY 29X35 MM  NURSE DOCTOR MILITARY WRIST WATCH WITH 1939 FHF 15 JEWEL
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Description of item: VINTAGE 1940 SIMPLEX COLOMBY 29X35 MM NURSE DOCTOR MILITARY WRIST WATCH WITH
1939 FHF 15 JEWEL SUB-SECONDS MOVEMENT SPECIAL WAR TIME MODIFICATION TO  17 JEWELS SWEEP SECONDS & INCABLOC SHOCK PROTECTION   WITH G-20 NATO STYLE MILITARY GREEN NYLON STRAP WITH  KEEPERS.
. CONDITION IS FINE TO MINT

Estimated Retail Replacement Value $ 490.00

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1940
SIMPLEX
COLOMBY
29X35 MM

NURSE DOCTOR
MILITARY
WRIST WATCH
WITH
1939
FHF
15 JEWEL
SUB-SECONDS
MOVEMENT

SPECIAL
WAR TIME
MODIFICATION
TO

17 JEWELS
SWEEP SECONDS
&
INCABLOC
SHOCK PROTECTION

WITH
G-20 NATO STYLE
MILITARY GREEN
NYLON STRAP
WITH KEEPERS


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THIS
COLOMBY
SIMPLEX
SHOCKPROOF
WATERPROOF

WRIST WATCH
WAS MODIFIED
FOR MILITARY USE

ITS BLACK DIAL
WITH
GOLD NUMBERED SECONDS
CHAPTER RING
AND
OUTLINED
GLOWING
RE-LUMED NUMBERS
IS IN
FANTASTIC CONDITION

THE ONLY
VISUAL DAMAGE
IS THE LOWER PART OF
"L"
IN SIMPLEX
IS WORN
AND THE WORD
"KP"
IN
SHOCKPROOF
HAS WEAR

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THE BLACK MILITARY
HOUR & MINUTE HAND
ARE ORIGINAL
THE LUME IN THE MINUTE HAND
HAS A SLIGHT ROUGH TEXTURE
BOTH GLOW PERFECT

RED & WHITE
MINUTE HAND
HAS AGED PAINT
YET
IS SHARP
AND
BRIGHT

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CHROME PLATED CASE IS VERY NICE
JUST THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF WEAR

 

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STOCK LARGE
WINDING CROWN
WITH LARGE
CASE TUBE

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CASE AND CROWN LOOK GREAT

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LUME IS VERY NICE
AND
GLOWS BRILLIANTLY

 

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HERE WE ARE USING
ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT
TO CURE
THE UV CEMENT
FOR HOLDING
THE NEW
ACRYLIC CRYSTAL 

 

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THE MILITARY GREEN NYLON
G-20 NATO STRAP
MAKES THIS TIME PIECE

 

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CASE SIGNED 913

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SCREW DOWN CASE BACK
SIGNED

COLOMBY WATCH
SWISS
STAINLESS STEEL
BACK

 

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CASE BACK INTERIOR FINISHED

 

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THIS IS A MODIFIED 1939
15 JEWEL FHF MOVMENT

Data
10.5''', Dm= 23.3mm
H= 4.2mm
17 jewels
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve 40h

THE ORIGINAL STOCK MOVEMENT   HAD 15 JEWELS,  A SUB-SECONDS REGISTER & NO SHOCK PROTECTION.

 

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FHF
Original Features
manual wind
sub second

 

COLOMBY ADDED A HACK RUNNER THAT CONNECTS TO THE SUB SECOND WHEEL TO DRIVE THE LARGE WHEEL THAT  TURNS A SMALL WHEEL UNDER AN ADDED BRIDGE THAT THEN CONNECTS TO THE SWEEP SECOND HAND PINION.

 

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New Features
manual wind
sweep seconds
shock protected
17 jewels

 

COLOMBY INCREASED THE JEWELS BY ADDING TWO MORE JEWELS FOR THE SWEEP SECONDS BRIDGE MAKING THE MOVEMENT A 17 JEWEL MILITARY CAPABLE PRESISION MOVEMENT THAT WAS SHOCK PROTECTED AND WATERPROOF WITH A SCREW BACK STAINLESS CASE BACK AND LARGE SPEACIALLY DEVELOPED CROWN CASE TUBE.  



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CONDITION
- EXCELLENT  - 
WATCH WINDS SETS & KEEPS TIME

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C) FREE A ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY

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