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Date/Report Number …..102612R5FBY.04 Item:   ORVIN MILITARY WATCH & BOX
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Description of item: VINTAGE ORVIN MILITARY WATCH WITH BLACK DIAL SIGNED ORVIN WATER RESISTANT DUST PROOF ANTIMAGNETIC WITH RIGHT ANGLE 1 - 12 IN OUTLINED RAISED ILLUMINATION WITH OUTER SWEEP SECONDS CHAPTER WITH 13 - 24 MILITARY TIME RE-ILLUMINATED WITH AF-LUMINOVA HIGH-PERFORMANCE PHOSPHORESCENT PIGMENT .  CASE BACK TRENCH ART . WOOD PRESENTATION CASE CONDITION MINT.

.Estimated Retail Replacement Value $875.00


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READY TO WEAR
SERVICED
RESTORED
OVERHAULED

1940
ORVIN
MILITARY WATCH

WITH

6 PIECE CASE

AND

ORVIN FACTORY CREATED
"PROPER MILITARY DIAL"

AND

TRENCH ART

THE CASE BACK HAS A MINIATURE EAGLE
WHAT LOOKS LIKE
"1942"  AND "1944"
"NAPLES" &  "ANZIO"

15TH  [AIR FORCE}
THE NAME OF A CAPT

AND

ORIGINAL WOOD
PRESENTATION BOX


.NOTE: IT TOOK TWO YEARS AND TWO ORVINS TO REPAIR THE ORIGINAL WATCH THAT SAT WITH NEAR  PERFECT CASE, TRENCH ART, HALF MOVEMENT AND AN AWESOME ORVIN "PROPER MILITARY DIAL" ORIGINAL DIAL. THE SECOND ORVIN  WITH MOVEMENT PARTS AND THE WOOD CASE BELOW APPEARED ON EBAY & I INVESTED IN IT. I NOW HAVE 340.00 IN COSTS IN THIS FINISHED SWISS CASED AND TIMED IN USA ORVIN BELOW, BE SURE YOU CHECK THE ORVIN FACTORY:
"PROPER MILITARY DIAL ".


 


 


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ORVIN
MILITARY WATCH
WITH
BLACK DIAL

SIGNED

ORVIN
WATER RESISTANT
DUSTPROOF
ANTIMAGNETIC

WITH
RIGHT ANGLE
1 - 12
IN OUTLINED
RAISED ILLUMINATION
WITH
OUTER SWEEP
SECONDS CHAPTER
WITH
13 - 24
MILITARY TIME

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

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THE ORVIN
"PROPER MILITARY DIAL "

THIS DIAL IS SUPER RARE
IT WAS CREATED THIS WAY IN THE FACTORY
NUMBERS ARE THE KEY

9 10 11 12 1 2 & 3
NUMBERS ARE PLACED WITH
NUMBER BOTTOM TOWARDS INSIDE/CENTER

4 5 7 8
NUMBERS ARE PLACED WITH BOTTOM
TOWARDS OUT SIDE  CASE

WHICH MAKES THEM LEGIBLE AT A GLANCE

24 HOUR TIME IN OUTER
SWEEP SECONDS CHAPTER
ARE THE SAME

21 22 23 24 13 14 15

ARE PLACED WITH BOTTOM TOWARDS
INSIDE/CENTER OF WATCH 

16 17 18 19 20

ARE PLACED WITH BOTTOM TOWARDS
OUTSIDE/CASE OF WATCH 

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

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YOU CAN SEE THE WAY THE
NUMERALS WERE PLACED
WE RESTORED THE LUME AS IT WAS
NOTE THE MINUTE HAND
IS DIFFERENT INTENSITY

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WE ARE OFFERING THIS ORVIN WITH
A BLACK BALLISTIC NYLON NATO STRAP
YOU MAY PLACE ANY WIRE LUG STRAP YOU LIKE

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YOU MAY PLACE ANY WIRE LUG STRAP OF YOUR CHOICE

BUT WE CHOSE A BLACK G-18
BALLISTIC NYLON NATO
STRAP WITH KEEPERS
IT IS AWESOME
SHOWS OFF THIS WONDERFUL TRENCH
WILL FIT 6 THROUGH 9

THIS IS TRUE BALLISTIC NYLON
WHICH IS AT LEAST
TWICE THE STRENGTH OF THOSE SOLD ON EBAY


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

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WIRE LUGS

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SUPER NICE CASE
DIAL
MOVEMENT
CRYSTAL
CROWN

THIS BEAUTY IS
COMPLETELY & PROFESSIONALLY
RESTORED


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WE UTILIZED AN ACRYLIC CRYSTAL
 
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TRENCH ART

THE CASE BACK HAS A MINIATURE EAGLE
WHAT LOOKS LIKE
"1942"  AND "1944"
"NAPLES" &  "ANZIO"

15TH  [AIR FORCE]

WE RESEARCHED AND DISCOVERED THE FIRST US BOMBING   IN EUROPE WAS WHEN THE 15TH AIR FORCE PARTICIPATED IN AN ATTACKED OF NAPLES IN 1942.

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THIS CASE IS A WELL MADE
AND
SOLID

LOOKS GREAT WITH STRAP


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NOTICE THE KEEPERS
THIS BALLISTIC NYLON IS HEAVY DUTY

 

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GREAT FOR ALL AROUND WEAR

 

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TRENCH ART

THE CASE BACK HAS A MINIATURE EAGLE
WHAT LOOKS LIKE
"1942"  AND "1944"
"NAPLES" &  "ANZIO"

15TH  [AIR FORCE]

WE RESEARCHED AND DISCOVERED THE FIRST US BOMBING   IN EUROPE WAS WHEN THE 15TH AIR FORCE PARTICIPATED IN AN ATTACKED OF NAPLES IN 1942.




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INNER CASE SIDES, LOCK DOWN, TOP

THE CASE IS COMPOSED OF

OUTER CASE WITH LUGS


THEN
INNER CASE
WITH
SIDES
TOP
THEN INNER MOVEMENT
HOLD DOWN


THEN
LOCK DOWN

THEN CASE BACK

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CASE BACK

WITH
TRENCH ART

LOOKS LIKE

CAPT J HILL
1942
15TH



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HERE IS THE
LOCK DOWN

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HERE ARE THE INNER CASE
SIDES AND TOP AND LOCK DOWN

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NOTE THE MILITARY DIAL
WITH ORVIN "PROPER" NUMERALS

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HERE IS THE INNER CASE COMPLETE

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THERE IS THE MOVEMENT

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WITH LOCK

EARLY GERMAN MILITARY WATCHES


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READY FOR CASE BACK

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COMPLETE

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THIS P190 ORVIN MOVEMENT IS BASED
ON A 1940 PESEUX MOVEMENT

Features
manual wind
sub second

Data
10.5''', Dm= 23.3mm
H= 3.9mm
15/17 jewels
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve 40h

 

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ORIGINAL ORVIN WOOD BOX
IT WAS MADE SPECIFICALLY
FOR THIS ORVIN WATCH
I PAID GOOD $$$$$ FOR IT
WAS NOT MADE FOR THIS STRAP

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CASED AND TIMED IN THE U.S.A.

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FROM 1940 THROUGH 1945
MANY MILITARY WATCHES WERE
PURCHASED WITH
WOOD PRESENTATION BOXES.
METALS WERE EXPENSIVE
AND
BEING USED FOR THE WAR EFFORT

BEFORE WAR WAS DECLARED

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HELBROS WAS ONE OF THE
LARGEST SUPPLIERS OF WATCHES
THEY HAD WOOD "BY WAR BONDS"
PRESENTATION BOXES

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BOX WORKS FINE
BUT THERE IS A
SLIGHT SEPARATION ON BACK

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CONDITION
- EXCELLENT- 
WATCH WINDS SETS & KEEPS TIME
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