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Date/Report Number …..062811.LC-UIR79 ItemKOREAN WAR ERA HELVETIA 1950-1954 MILITARY WRIST WATCH

KOREAN WAR ERA HELVETIA 1950-1954 MILITARY WRIST WATCH 29.9 X 37.9 MM WITH 24 HOUR RED MILITARY TIME WITH  RELUMED ORIGINAL HOUR & MINUTE HAND WITH
ORIGINAL
RED SECONDS HAND  WITH NATO STYLE G-18 NYLON MILITARY STRAP WITH KEEPERS.

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Helvetia, General Watch Co, Bienne, Reconvilier, Tramelan, Vienna

1880: Foundation of La Generale Watch Co / General Watch Co by the company Louis Brandt & Fils (Omega) for manufacturing cylinder watches and genuine Helvertia calibres with enhanced quality lever movements.

1885: Transfer of the trade mark Helvertia from Louis Brandt & Fils to the new La Generale Watch Co.

1968: Aquisition of the movement factory Helvetia SA in Reconvilier by the SGT (Societe des Garde-Temps SA). The watch factory Montres Helvetia SA in Bienne remained independent.

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THIS HELVETIA HAS MATT WHITE DIAL SECONDS CHAPTER RING MARKED EVERY FIVE SECONDS 5 THROUGH 60 BLACK OUTLINED RAISED LUME NUMBERS RED 24 HOUR TIME

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MILITARY HANDS IN BLACK WITH NEW LUMINANCE CENTERS NEW LUME NUMBERS


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THE CASE IS A HEAVY NICKEL PLATE OVER COPPER PLATE

 

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THE SIDE BELOW CROWN WAS THE PORTION THAT WAS HEATED

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THE CASE IS 29.9 X 37.9 mm WITHOUT CROWN



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ATTACHED IS A  NATO STYLE G-18 [mm] NYLON STRAP WITH KEEPERS

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STAINLESS STEEL SCREW DOWN CASE BACK  SIGNED

STAINLESS STEEL BACK
WATER RESISTANT
ANTIMAGNETIC

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HELVETIA WATCH COMPANY SWITZERLAND SEVENTEEN JEWELS

TWO SCREW CROWN WHEEL

Helvetia 800C

Features
manual wind
sweep second
two screw crown wheel
incabloc shock protection


Data
11.5''', Dm= 25.55mm
H= 4.95mm
17 jewels
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve 40h


family/generations:
80: 11.5''', sub second
820: 10.5''', sub second
800: 11.5''', sweep second
820: 10.5''', sweep second
suffix B: uncertain, cf. 820B
suffix C: two screws for crown wheel

year: signature; shock device
ca. 1950: HXW, Helbros Watch Co, Swiss, 17 Jewels - 1635; Icabloc-Shock-Absorber

9.00  PROFESSIONAL INSU&&RA&&NCE **APPRAISAL

Estimated Retail Replacement Value $569.00

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