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Date/Report Number …..092613.FN698HY.04 Item 1950  KOREAN WAR ERA WYLER SWEEP SECONDS 24 HOUR
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Description of item: VINTAGE 1950  KOREAN WAR ERA WYLER SWEEP SECONDS 24 HOUR CHAPTER RARE WYLER SCREW BACK CASE

.Estimated Retail Replacement Value $599.00


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VINTAGE

1950
KOREAN WAR ERA
WYLER
SWEEP SECONDS
24 HOUR CHAPTER
RARE WYLER SCREW BACK CASE

29X33 MM
SIZE EQUIVALENT TO THE WWI A-11
MILITARY PILOTS HACKING BULOVA
WATCH AND THE US ISSUED 1950
BULOVA MIL-W-6433A A-17-A

WITH

NATO G-18 BALLISTIC NYLON
MILITARY STRAP IN DESERT WITH KEEPERS 

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MILITARY DESIGN
THE TEN YEAR PERIOD BETWEEN 1938 AND 1948 SAW THE UNIQUE STYLE OF MILITARY WATCHES SWEEP THE GLOBE. THE DEIGNS INCLUDED 29 TO 34 MM CASES, SCREW ON BACKS THAT AFFORDED SOME WATER PROTECTION, SHOCK ABSORBERS IN 15 AND 17 JEWELED MOVEMENTS. THE DIALS WERE ALSO REVAMPED TO WHITE OR BLACK WITH, IN SOME CASES, TWO TONE COLORS. THEY HAD OUTLINED RAISED RADIUM NUMBERS AND MOST HAD SWEEP SECONDS WITH OUTER CHAPTER RINGS AND LUMED HANDS AND IN MANY MODELS A RED OR CONTRASTING COLOR SWEEP SECOND HAND.

MILITARY WATCH OR NOT
THERE WERE LITERALLY MILLIONS OF SOLDIERS DURING WWI AND WWII. ONLY A FRACTION WERE PROVIDED WITH MILITARY ISSUE WATCHES. THE WATCH INDUSTRY TOOK NOTICE OF THIS FACT AND PRODUCED AND MARKETED MILITARY DESIGNED WATCHES DIRECTLY TO TROOPS.

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THE ABOVE 1942 ADVERT FOR GRUEN SHOWS EIGHT
SPECIFIC MODELS FOR EIGHT SPECIFIC BRANCHES OF
THE US ARMED/DEFENSE FORCES .

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THE ABOVE PICTURE IS FROM 1914. IT SHOWS THE SALE OF ARMY TRENCH WRIST WATCHES AND KICHENER LEATHER MILITARY STRAPS. IT IS PHOTOS LIKE THIS ONE THAT DEMONSTRATE THAT MORE MILITARY DESIGNED WATCHES WERE MADE AND SOLD DIRECTLY TO CIVILIAN AND MILITARY PERSONAL THAN THOSE ISSUED BY THE GOVERNMENT.

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BLACK DIAL

WITH

WHITE CHAPTER RING

CONTAINING

BLACK
24 HOUR
MILITARY TIME

WITH

WHITE OUTLINED
RAISED LUME NUMERALS

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WITH

BLACK STEEL MILITARY
MINUTE & HOUR HANDS

WITH
NEW

ILLUMINATION INSERTS

AND

RED SWEEP
SECONDS HAND

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STAINLESS STEEL
CASE HAS BEEN RESTORED
WHILE MAINTAINING
THE FACTORY LINES


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RARE WYLER
SCREW DOWN CASE


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JUST LOVE
THE STEEL
WITH
BLACK DIALED
MILITARY
WRIST WATCH
WITH

***DESERT
  BALLISTIC NYLON
NATO
G-18
STRAP!

NOTE: IF YOU WOULD LIKE A GREEN OR 
BLACK NATO OR A LEATHER OR SKINS STRAP LET
US KNOW BEFORE YOU INVEST

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SIGNED
WYLER
WATERPROOF
ANTIMAGNETIC
INCABLOC

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AS USUAL.
THE LUME IS NEW AND RIGHT ON
WITH
FULL LUME EFFECT!

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FANTASTIC DESERT TAN
NATO MILITARY
  BALLISTIC NYLON
4 KEEPER WATCH STRAP

READY TO WEAR & ENJOY
THEY SIMPLY DO NOT MAKE THEM
LIKE THIS ANY  MORE

 

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FANTASTIC ALL STEEL CASE

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CASE RESTORED
ORIGINAL BRASS SPRING BARS

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CASE BACK SIGNED

WYLER
WATCH AGENCY
SWISS

SERVICE MARKS

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RESTORED ALL STEEL CASE

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WYLER WATCH AGENCY
1950
AS 1188/89

SIGNED
SEVENTEEN 17 JEWELS
WYLER WATCH AGENCY
UNADJUSTED

Features
manual wind
sweep second
incabloc shock protection
anti magnetic
Lubrifix combined settings
for escapement wheel

Data
13''', Dm= 29.0mm
H= 5.1mm
17 jewels
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve 39h