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Date/Report Number …..120111.Y'I0.04 Item: 1943 WWII U.S. GOV BULOVA ISSUE ARMY AIR CORE AIR FORCE A-11
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Description of item: VINTAGE 1943 WWII U.S. GOV ISSUE ARMY AIR CORE AIR FORCE A-11 MILITARY HACKING PILOTS WATCH TYPE A-11 WSPEC. NO. 94-27834 SER. NO. AF43 - 37190 PART NO. 10 KCSH ORD. NO. W535AC-33934 BULOVA WATCH CO. WITH ORIGIINAL WIRE LUG STYLE 1942 LEATHER STRAP AND G-18 NATO STYLE GREEN NYLON MILITARY STRAP WITH KEEPERS CONDITION IS FINE.

.Estimated Retail Replacement Value $ 599.00


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1943
WWII
U.S. GOV ISSUE
ARMY AIR CORE
AIR FORCE
A-11
MILITARY
HACKING
PILOTS WATCH

TYPE A-11
SPEC. NO. 94-27834
SER. NO. AF43 - 37190
PART NO. 10 AKCSH
ORD. NO. W535AC-33934
BULOVA WATCH CO.

WITH

ORIGIINAL WIRE LUG STYLE
1942
LEATHER STRAP

AND

G-18 NATO STYLE
GREEN NYLON
MILITARY
STRAP WITH
KEEPERS

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ORIGINAL
BULOVA DIAL
BULOVA CASE
BULOVA HANDS

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ORIGINAL CRYSTAL

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LIGHT REFINISH CASE
REMOVE SCRATCHES
COPPER THEN NICKLE PLATE

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ORIGINAL REFINISHED CROWN
NOTE THAT ROCK DID NOT REMOVE
ALL SIGNES OF WEAR JUST ENOUGH SO
THAT THE CASE COULD BE
PLATED AND STOP THE  DETERIATION

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SUPER NICE.
THIS ONE TOOK 3 HOURS

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TYPE A-11
SPEC. NO. 94-27834
SER. NO. AF43 - 37190
PART NO. 10 AKCSH
ORD. NO. W535AC-33934
BULOVA WATCH CO.

 

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LHERE ROCK IS UTILIZING
PROPER CASE WRENCH
TO OPEN THE WATER
PROOF CASE BACK


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HERE WE SEE THE
INTERNAL
DUST & MAGNETIC
SHIELD

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ALL WORK ON OUR USA
MILITARY WATCH OFFERS IS
  PERFORMED ACCORDINGLY
TO US GOV SPECS


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THIS WATCH IS BASED ON THE 10-AK
YET IT GOES FURTHER
AN EXTRA WHEEL WAS ADDED
DRIVEN OFF THE SUB-SECONDS WHEEL
THAT ENABELED A CENTER SWEEP HAND
AND
A HACKING MECHANISM

WITH HACKING
PILOTS COULD
SINGURLEY OR AS A GROUP
  SET THEIR WATCH
TO A TIME PRECISELY TO
THE SECOND
FOR MISSIONS

 

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THE A-11 MILITARY
PILOTS HACKING WATCH

NOTE: THIS VERSION OIS THE ADVANCED VERSION
WHERE A HACK OF THE SUB-SECOND INTO A
FULL SWEEP SECOND HAND
THEN A MECHANISM WAS ADDED
SO THAT THIS VERSION HACKS.

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COMPLETE OVERHAUL
SPECIFICALLY
TO THIS BULOVA
WITH PARTICULARS
ADDRESSING KNOWN ISSUES
IN 1945. WHICH IS JUST AS
AWESOME IN 2011!


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SO
BY THE BOOK
NO PUN
INTENDED

ROCK


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Bulova
10AK
101/2 LIGNE
16 JEWEL
WATERPROOF CASE
HACKING

Features
manual wind
[sub second]
HACKING
SWEEP SECONDS

[PULL CROWN SECOND HAND STOPS
SO PILOTS COULD
SYCHRONIZE THEIR WATCHES
FOR A MISSION

Data
10.5''', Dm= 23.3mm
H= 3.6mm
16 jewels
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve 40h

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ABOVE ARE PIS OF STRAPS
WE TRY WHHEN EVER WE CAN
TO UTILIZE STRAPS

FROM PERIOD

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THIS LEATHER STRAP IS FROM 1942/43

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IT IS A WIRE LUG STYLE STRAP
EVEN THOUGH THIS A-11
HAS SPRING BARS

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CONDITION IS EXCEPTIONAL
HAVING BEEN TREATED BY
ROCKS VINTAGE
LEATHER FINISHING

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WE ARE ALSO INCLUDING
AN AWESOME GREEN
BALLISTIC NYLON
MILITARY STRAPS
WITH DOUBLE KEEPERS

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VERY NICE..
AWESOME LOOKING
FEELS GREAT
AND
COMPLEMENTS
THIS WWII MILITARY WATCH

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SEE HOW EXCESS STRAP
IS PLACED IN THE KEEPERS

 

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LOOKS AWESOME

SO YOU CAN WEAR WITH EITHER

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CONDITION
- FINE -
WATCH WINDS SETS & RUNS

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