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Date/Report Number …..022612R5BY.04 Item:  1935 ALPINA WWII MILITARY RADIUM DIALED POCKET WATCH CONVERSION
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Description of item: VINTAGE 1935 ALPINA WWII MILITARY RADIUM DIALED POCKET WATCH CONVERSION WITH ALPINA 1719 15 JEWEL BIMETALLIC SCREW BALANCE MANUAL WIND MOVEMENT 50.95 X 61.38 W/O CROWN WITH BLACK LEATHER WIRE LUG STRAP . CONDITION NEAR MINT.

.Estimated Retail Replacement Value $789.00


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1935
ALPINA
WWII
MILITARY
RADIUM DIALED
POCKET WATCH CONVERSION

WITH

ALPINA
1719
15 JEWEL
BIMETALLIC
SCREW BALANCE
MANUAL WIND
MOVEMENT

50.95 X 61.38
W/O CROWN

WITH

BLACK LEATHER
WIRE LUG STRAP

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THIS RARE VINTAGE
ALPINA
POCKET WATCH CONVERSION
WAS INITIALLY SOLD IN
1935

IT FEATURES
RADIUM ENHANCED
BLACK OUTLINED
RAILROAD NUMBERS

AND

RADIUM ENHANCED
MILITARY CATHEDRAL HANDS

 

RE-ILLUMINATED
WITH
AF-LUMINOVA
HIGH-PERFORMANCE
PHOSPHORESCENT PIGMENT

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HEAVY DUTY
FIXED SILVER LUGS
ARE
  PROFESSIONALLY
ATTACHED
TO THE MAIN
CENTER CASE

NOTE
ROCK REPAIRED THE DIAL
WHICH EXHIBITED DAMAGE
AT THE "5" AND "10"

THE REPAIRS ARE FIRST CLASS
AND THE BLENDING EXCELLENT
REMEMBER THIS PICTURE
IS MAGNIFIED
WITH HDTV QUALITY

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THE FINE CONDITION
FOUR PIECE CASE
STILL EXHIBITS
GERMAN QUALITY

NOTE
THE CRYSTAL & BEZEL ARE
NOT FEATURED ABOVE


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WITH A
HEAVY CENTER CASE

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AN OUTER
HINGED BACK COVER
THAT STILL CLOSES
WITH A HEAVY SNAP

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AN INNER
HINGED MOVEMENT COVER

THAT STILL CLOSES WITH
A HEAVY SNAP


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AND
A TOP CRYSTAL BEZEL

THAT REQUIRED A
CASE PRESS
TO CLOSE


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THUS ALL PARTS FIT
AS IF THEY WERE ASSEMBLED
LAST WEEK

FACT IS
YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
OF A CASE OPENER
OR
STRAIGHT EDGE RAZOR

TO OPEN THE COVERS
OR REMOVE
THE TOP BEZEL

 

 

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THERE IS NOTHING GREATER
THAN A
RADIUM DIAL
RESTORED TO IT'S BRIGHTNESS

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THE NUMERALS HAVE
THICK
RAISED
BEVELED
LUMINOVA

THEY LOOK GREAT WHEN
GLOWING
OR
NOT

THE RESTORED BLACK OUT-LINING
ADDS THE PUNCH

IF YOU NOTICE
THE HANDS ARE ALWAYS BRIGHTER
IN OUR RESTORES
DUE TO THE FACT HE NUMERALS
REQUIRE A DIFFERENT MIX TO STIX

(MEANT FOR STICKS LOL)

RE-ILLUMINATED
WITH
AF-LUMINOVA
HIGH-PERFORMANCE
PHOSPHORESCENT PIGMENT


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AS I WAS STATING ABOUT
THE CASE BEING FIRST CLASS?

PLACING THE BEZEL WITH
CRYSTAL BACK ON WAS A YOB..

(FOR JOB LOL)

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THE CASE BACK IS CLEAN
WITH AN AWESOME PATTERN

OUR BELIEF IS THAT
THE CASE BACK SURVIVED
DUE TO THE FACT IT PROBABLY
WAS ON TOP OF LEATHER
RATHER THAN IN AND OUT OF POCKETS

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 I WOULD HATE TO
HAVE TO
REMOVE
THESE LUGS


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OUTER HINGED CASE COVER
SIGNED
ALPINA
1957055

ALSO
SERVICE MARKS CAN BE VIEWED
TO THE LEFT OF ABOVE
SERIAL #
THEY ARE
APPROXIMATELY
12
ON
MULTIPLE LINES

 

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OUTER HINGED CASE COVER
SIGNED
ALPINA
1957055

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INNER HINGED CASE COVER
ALSO SIGNED
1957055

THERE ARE NUMERALS AND LETTERS IN CENTER

NOTE
ABOVE PICTURE BEFORE CLEANING

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AFTER OVERHAUL & SERVICE

SIGNED
1935
ALPINA
1719/291

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SIGNED
ALPINA

1935
1719
Open Face Caliber
Bimetallic Screw Balance
Breguet Hairspring
[291/1719 SIMILAR]

FAMILY
open face / hunter
291/292
293/294
1719/1720
1721/1722

Features
stem wind and set
sub second

Data
19'''
Dm= 42.5mm
Do= 43.3mm
15 Jewels
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve
31h


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CONDITION
- EXCELLENT- 
WATCH WINDS SETS & KEEPS TIME
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