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Date/Report Number …..092613.FN698HY.04 Item:   1950 FELCA DOCTOR NURSE MEDIC SWEEP SECONDS WRIST WATCH
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Description of item: VINTAGE 1950 FELCA DOCTOR NURSE MEDIC SWEEP SECONDS
WRIST WATCH

.Estimated Retail Replacement Value $569.00


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VINTAGE
1950
FELCA
DOCTOR NURSE MEDIC
SWEEP SECONDS
WRIST WATCH

31 X 39
W/O CROWN

WITH

FELCA
Ca. AS 1187
17 JEWEL
INCABLOC
SWEEPS
MANUAL WIND
MOVEMENT

WITH

BROWN HAND MADE
ITALIAN GENUINE
LIZARD WATCH STRAP

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THIS FELCA IS PRETTY RARE. WITH A SOLID FELCA MOD SWEEP SECONDS, INCABLOC AS 1187 MOVEMENT STEEL SCREW DOWN STEEL CASE BACK, REFURBISHED NICKEL PLATED CASE, AND A RESTORED EXACTLY AS IT WAS,   INCREDIBLE  FELCA DESIGNED COPPER DIAL WITH RED OUTLINED AND RED NUMERAL MARKED WHITE SWEEP SECONDS CHAPTER, WITH OUTLINED RAISED RADIUM NUMERALS AND STEEL AND RADIUM HOUR AND MINUTE HANDS WITH A TOPPING OFF OD A RED SWEEPS SECOND HAND. IT IS SIMPLY AWESOME AND ONE OF ONLY A FEW FELCA WATCHES WE WERE MORE THAN PROUD TO RESTORE.

 

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THIS DIAL WAS NOT AN IMAGINATION
...AT LEAST A MODERN ONE
IT IS DETAILED EXACTLY AS IT WAS
WHICH, IF YOU LOOK AT
VINTAGE WATCHES OF THIS PERIOD, YOU
WILL DISCOVER THAT THIS 1950'S FELCA
HAS ALL THE DETAILS OF A
DOCTOR NURSE OR MEDIC' WRIST WATCH


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HANDS
NUMERALS
12 2 4 6 8 10 12
AND
DIAL DOTS
AT 3 5 7 9 11

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

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AT 31 X 39 W/O CROWN
IT IS A NICE SIZE FOR IT'S ERA

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THE CASE TOOK   SEVERAL HOURS TO FILE REMOVE MOST SCRATCHES, DENTS AND OTHER DAMAGE. THEN TO SAND AND BUFF, THEN ULTRASONIC CLEANING, THEN ELECTRO CLEANING, THEN PLATE SILVER, THEN COPPER, THEN THREE FINAL COATS OF NICKEL

 

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THERE WAS A METHOD TO THIS
AWESOME DIAL DESIGN MADNESS!

IN CASE [PUN!] YOU DID NOT GET IT

NOTICE THE WATCH IS SET FOR EASY TIMING

AS IN

2 4 6 8 10 12

 

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CROWN IS ORIGINAL


THE ADDITION OF A BROWN, ITALIAN, HAND MADE GENUINE LIZARD STRAP COMPLETES THIS FELCA. NOTE, CONTACT US BEFORE YOU INVEST IF YOU WOULD ENJOY A DIFFERENT COLOR OR TO UPGRADE TO A SKINS OR OTHER MODEL STRAP

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AS YOU CAN SEE, THE CASE IS IN   GREAT CONDITION-- IT IS EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO RESTORE THESE CASES.

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WHAT SAY YE? ROCK HAD THIS WATCH
SITTING AROUND FOR A YEAR. IT WAS A MESS.
I THINK HE KEPT IT BECAUSE HE COULD SEE
THROUGH THE WORN OUT DIAL WHAT IT
WOULD LOOK LIKE RESTORED!

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IMAGINE! A DOCTOR, NURSE, MEDIC, COREMAN, OR ANYONE THAT HAD THEIR FIRST SWEEP SECONDS WRIST WATCH. THIS WOULD HAVE TO HAVE BEEN SO WONDERFUL AND CHERISHED!

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FINE TOP OF THE LINE LIZARD STRAP


YOU MAY REQUEST
A DIFFERENT LEATHER OR SKINS  STRAP
IN AN APPROPRIATE COLOR OR STYLE

BUT
PLEASE CONTACT
GSW FIRST
AND
BEFORE YOU INVEST

ADDITIONAL UPGRADE
OR
SHIPPING FEES
MAY APPLY

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AS FINE CONDITION AS COULD BE STAINLESS SCREW DOWN CASE BACK, SOME 60 + YEAR SCRATCHES WERE TOO DEEP TO FULLY REMOVE. BUT LOOK AT IT NOW! BACK IN THE DAY, ALL THAT THERE WRITING MEANT A LOT! AND ALSO COST A LOT! EVERY WATCH THAT HAD AN INCABLOC SHOCK DEVICE PAID FOR THAT RIGHT FOR EVERY MODEL IT WAS INSTALLED IN!

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ROUGHLY HOW IT IS DONE
SANDING FILING BUFFING CLEANING
THEN PLATING

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PRECISE IT HAS TO BE TO STAY ON THE CASE
ABOVE IS AFTER SILVER, IT IS THE COPPER

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HERE PLATING NICKEL OVER COPPER
MEANS 4 TO 10 TIMES IN BATH
STARTING AT 2 VOLTS THEN GOING UP

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THEN YOU BUFF AND CLEAN
AND START AGAIN
UNTIL YOU IZ HAPPY

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INTERIOR CASE BACK ALSO SIGNED

FELCA

ALSO ON

DIAL
CASE BACK
INSIDE CASE BACK
ON MOVEMENT

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WOW
WHAT A COLLECTORS
WEAR-IT-WATCH!

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EVEN MOVEMENT LETTERING IS AWESOME

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NICE SERVICED

FELCA
1950
Ca. AS 1187


FEATURES
manual wind
sweep second
incabloc
17 jewels

DATA
17 jewels
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve 43h

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CONDITION
- EXCELLENT- 
WATCH WINDS SETS & KEEPS TIME
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