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Date/Report Number …..091211.LC-UYJJJ2 Item:  WWII 1941 OFR PREMIER BRITISH BROAD ARROW  DECK WATCH
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Description of item: WWII 1941 OFFICIAL RAILROAD STANDARD [QUALITY] WALTHAM PREMIER BRITISH BROAD ARROW   MILITARY LUMED DECK WATCH WITH  VINTAGE LONDON RIFLE BRIGADE SOUTH AFRICA 1900-02 WATCH FOB CONDITION FINE .

Estimated Retail Replacement Value $625.00


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WALTHAM

BRITISH MILITARY WALTHAM POCKET WATCH

WALTHAM 1908
ONE OF THE FIRST WATCHES WITH RADIUM
UTILIZED 1910 THROUGH 1920

Start:
End:  
First: 30550001  Last: 30560000
Model: 1908 Name: Premier
Material: A Grade: No. 1609,  
Size: 16 Size: 16
Plate: 3/4 Plate:  
Jewelling:
Jewels: 9
Balance:
Bal: Breguet Spring
Style: OF

Style:

O.F.

Comment: 110
Source:  

Date:

1941

OF = Official Rail Road Standard

ORIGINALLY MADE FOR BALL WATCH CO

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RADIUM PAINT

The invention of radioluminescent paint was first developed by William J Hammer in 1902 when he mixed radium with zinc sulfide. This "paint" would soon be applied to watches and clock dials.

George Kunz, a gemologist at Tiffany & Company would     patent this invention and, along with chemist Charles Baskerville, made their paint by mixing radium-barium carbonate with zinc sulfide and linseed oil.

While US manufacturers disregarded the radioluminescent paint, Europeans, especially the Swiss, it was utilized on and in everything.

The first company to produce radioluminescent paint in the US was in 1914 when the Radium Luminous Material Corporation in Newark New Jersey was founded.

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BROAD ARROW

A broad arrow or pheon is a type of arrow with a typically flat barbed head. It is a symbol used traditionally in heraldry, most notably in England, and later the United Kingdom to mark government property.

The Office of Ordnance was created by Henry VIII in 1544. It dates back to the position of Master of Ordnance, one of whom, Nicholas Merbury, was present at the Battle of Agincourt. The Office became the Board of Ordnance in 1597, its principal duties being to supply guns, ammunition, stores and equipment to the King's Navy. The headquarters and main arsenal of the Office were in the White Tower of the Tower of London. The broad arrow mark has been used over the years by the Office and Board to signify at first objects purchased from the monarch's money and later to indicate government property. With the demise of the Board in 1855, the War Department and today's Ministry of Defense continued to use the mark. The arrow also appears in the Ordnance Survey logo.

The broad arrow frequently appeared on military boxes and equipment such as canteens, bayonets and rifles, as well as the British prison uniform from the 1870s, and even earlier, that of transportees in British penal colonies such as Australia The broad arrow marks were also used by Commonwealth countries on their ordnance.

The broad arrow was used by the British to mark trees intended for ship building use in North America during colonial times. Three axe strikes resembling an arrowhead and shaft, were marked on large mast-grade trees.

It is currently a criminal offence in the United Kingdom to reproduce the broad arrow without authority



G.S.T.P. VS PATTERN


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I TAKE THE ABOVE BACK. IT IS A PATTERN 4 RATTRAPANTE. I INVESTED IN THIS AWESOME TIME PIECE AND  WAS TOLD IT WAS A SINGLE TIMER.. WHEN IT ARRIVED  I DISCOVERED

IT IS A DUEL HAND TIMER WITH ONE SIDE BUTTON AND CROWN BUTTON.



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JUST ARRIVED THOUGHT I WOULD OFFER A PREVIEW


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OUR OFFER

THE BRITISH WALTHAM POCKET WATCH IS RARE. MOST WERE UTILIZED FOR PILOTS AND HAD NO LUME OR 24 HR DIAL. THIS VERSION HAS LUMED NUMERALS AND HANDS AND 24HR TIME....

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SUPER RARE
WALTHAM
LUMED NUMERALS
&
HANDS

WITH
24 HOUR
MILITARY TIME

:NOTE:
DIAL HAS CLOTH LINT
FROM THE CLOTH  UTILIZED AS A SHIELD
BETWEEN HANDS AND DIAL WHEN WE ACTUALLY
LUMED THE HANDS IN PLACE
AND PAINTED THE SECONDS HAND

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LIKE THE ABOVE MOERIS
THE HANDS OF THIS
WALTHAM
WERE
RADIUM COATED

WE REMOVED THE
NON-GLOWING
BUT
LIVE RADIUM
AND
RELUMED THEM

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THE NUMERALS WERE ALSO
COATED IN ACTIVE RADIUM
THEY ARE NOW
RELUMED

NOTE:
THE SECONDS HAND
WILL ALSO BE
CLEANED
SANDED
&
PAINTED WHITE


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THIS BEAUTY COST 35.00 BUT WAS A
RARE AND GREAT FIND
AND EXCELLENT AS THE FOB FOR
THIS AMERICAN MADE
WALTHAM BRITISH MILITARY WATCH


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I HAD TO SOLDER A STAY WITHOUT
DAMAGING THE AGED COLOR OF THE
LONDON RIFLE BRIGADE SOUTH AFRICA 1900-02
THIS BADGE REPRESENTS
BRITISH MILITARY FINEST

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THE NEW CRYSTAL SURELY ALLOWS THE BEAUTY
OF THIS TIME PIECE TO SHOW THROUGH
THE YELLOWED CELLULOID CRYSTAL
IS INCLUDED WITH THIS OFFER


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WITH NEW CRYSTAL. OLD
CELLULOID WILL BE INCLUDED

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PICKED UP AM AWESOME BRITISH LONDON RIFLE BRIGADE
1900-02 SOUTH AFRICA DUTY MEDAL THAT
I CONVERTED TO A FOB

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WOW PERFECT

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I HAVE AN ENTIRE PAGE WITH HISTORY OF THE WALTHAM MILITARY WATCH
WHEN THE BRITISH RECEIVED THESE, THEY WERE STILL LABELING VARIOUS
MILITARY WATCHES BY PATTERNS. THE ONLY WATCH NOT LISTED WITH
A PATTERN NUMBER WAS THE WALTHAM,. ALL OTHERS RECEIVED
EITHER PATTERN # OR GSTP [ GOVERMENT SERVICE TEMPORARY PATTERN]

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LOOKS SO MUCH BETTER WITH NEW CRYSTAL

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THE HANDS & NUMERALS
GLOW BRIGHT
EVEN IN THE LIGHTED STUDIO

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THE CASE IS IN
EXCELLENT CONDITION

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THE WEAR DEMONSTRATES THE 102 YEARS
USE OF THIS BRITISH BROAD ARROW
POCKET WATCH

NOTICE
NO
GSTP

BROAD ARROW
30558984
[SERIAL OF WATCH]

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WE HAVE THE
ORIGINAL
WALTHAM
1942
YELLOW AGED
CELLULOID BASED
CRYSTAL

WE ARE PLACING A NEW
CLEAR CRYSTAL
AND
WILL SHIP THE ORIGINAL
ALSO


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KEYSTONE
CASE
BASE METAL
419087

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GSW MWB GSWW
HAS AN OFFICIAL ORIGINAL COPY
OF THE 200 PAGE BOOK ABOVE
WE ACTUALLY USE IT FOR OVERHAULS

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SERIAL #

1909
30558984
WALTHAM PREMIER
16S
U.S.A.
NINE JEWELS
ADJ.TEMP
ADJUSTED FOR TEMPERATURE
3 POS
ADJUSTED UP & DOWN FACE UP FACE DOWN


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CONDITION WATCH:
EXCELLENT  -  RUNS EXCELLENT 
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WITH YOUR INVESTMENT YOU RECEIVE:

A ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY ON WATCH AND TIMER

625.00 PROFESSIONAL IN$URANCE **APPRAISAL
NOTE: THIS IS A RESTORED TIME PIECE