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Date/Report Number …..010112-446RR74 Item  WWII 1938 RARE TRIPLE CASE RECTA WATCH
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Description of item:  VINTAGE  WWII 1938 RARE TRIPLE CASE RECTA Ca F31 15J MANUAL WIND SUB-SECONDS WITH HEAVY DUTY DOUBLE WEAVE MILITARY 3 RING NYLON STRAP 28.7 X 36

.Estimated Retail Replacement Value $470.00


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WWII
1938
RARE
TRIPLE CASE
RECTA
Ca F31
15J
MANUAL WIND
SUB-SECONDS
WITH
HEAVY DUTY
DOUBLE WEAVE
MILITARY
3 RING
NYLON STRAP

28.7 X 36

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A SIDE NOTE. THIS RECTA WOULD RECEIVE A SCREW DOWN BACK AND THEN WAS SOLD TO THE GERMAN ARMY.

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THIS RECTA IS THE SAME SIZE
AS THE US A-11 PILOTS WATCH
AND
FEATURES BLACK DIAL
OUTLINED LUME NUMERALS
[WERE RADIUM]
WHITE "RECTA"
WHITE SUB SECONDS REGISTER

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AT BOTTOM ABOVE MOVEMENT IS
THE TRIPLE CASING DETAILS

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WITH
RED STEEL SUB-SECONDS HAND
AND
NEWLY RELUMED ORIGINAL HANDS
AND
THICK RELUMED NUMERALS
[MATCHING THE ORIGINAL 3-D THICK RADIUM]
THIS RECTA IS LIKE IT WAS BACK IN
1938
INCLUDING THE GLOW


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HERE YOU CAN SEE THAT THE
ORIGINAL CRYSTAL
COMES TO A
MUTED POINT OF CENTER.
THERE IS NOTHING LIKE THIS
AVAILABLE TODAY

THE THICKNESS
IS ALSO AWESOME
THE SLIGHT YELLOW TINT
LOOKS FANTASTIC
IN LIVE VIEW

THE
GOLD TONE
BRASS HANDS
TOOK AN HOUR
JUST TO SET THE LUME
SO THAT THEY LOOKS
AS OLD
AS THE TIME PIECE.

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THOUGH THE STEM
FEELS A LITTLE LOOSE
DUE TO THE FACT THAT
I HAD TO "MAKE"
A STEM SLIGHTLY THINNER
THEN THE ORIGINAL WORK
THE WATCH
SETS
AND
WINDS
PERFECTLY

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THE ORIGINAL
RECTA
SIGNED CROWN
IS FANTASTIC!

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THIS
DOUBLE WEAVE
NYLON MILITARY STRAP
WITH
TRIPLE ROUNDED KEEPERS
IS STUNNING

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THIS IS TWICE THE THICKNESS
AS THE STANDARD G-18/20/22

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RINGS ARE DOUBLE STITCHED

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MOVEMENT IS FIT INTO AN INNER CASING
THIS CASING HAS A BUILT IN STEM TUBE
I HAD TO REBUILD THE SET BRIDGE ASSEMBLY
AND REPLACE THE CLUTCH WHEEL

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A SCREW ATTACHES THE INNER CASE TO THE MOVEMENT

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THERE IS A SLIDE OPENING TO MICRO ADJUST THE BALANCE

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THERE IS AN OPENING OPPOSITE THE SLIDE
THIS IS TO RELEASE OR TIGHTEN THE SET BRIDGE
WHICH HOLDS THE STEM IN OR RELEASE IT

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I HAVE INSERTED THE STEM WITH CROWN
THEN TIGHTENED THE SCREW IN THE OPENING

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THIS IS THE BACK/INNER SIDE OF THE CASE BACK
THE ABOVE ASSEMBLY WITH CROWN IS PLACED
WITHIN THIS CASE BACK

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THIS IS HOW IT LOOKS WITH
MOVEMENT AND DIAL ASSEMBLED
AND THEN THE INNER CASE SCREWED ON|
THEN CROWN AND STEM ATTACHED
THEN LOWERED INTO THE CASE BACK

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THE BEXEL IS THEN PRESSED INTO CASE BACK
CONTAINING INNER CASE MOVEMENT
STEM AND CROWN

CASE BACK SIGNED
FOND
ACIER INOXYDABLE
RECTA
WATCH Co. SWISS
577038

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SERVICED OVERHAULED
RECTA
1938
F31
15 JEWEL

Features
Manual Wind
Sub Second

Data
10.5''', Dm= 23.3mm
H= 4.2mm
15 jewels
f = 18000 A/h
Power Reserve 40h