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Date/Report Number …..022612.FNN7HY.04 Item:  VINTAGE WWII GERMAN WEHRMACHT D-H Deutsches Heer PHENIX MILITARY WRIST WATCH
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Description of item: VINTAGE WWII GERMAN WEHRMACHT D-H Deutsches Heer PHENIX MILITARY WRIST WATCH 35.4 X 40.2 WITH AS-1130 15 JEWEL WEHRMACHTSWERK (army movement) AND TOP-OF-THE-LINE TURNED EDGE HABANA CROCODILE STRAP AND STAINLESS STEEL DUAL PUSH BUTTON QUICK RELEASE DEPLOYMENT BUCKLE . CONDITION NEAR MINT.

.Estimated Retail Replacement Value $1199.00


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VINTAGE
WWII
GERMAN
WEHRMACHT
D-H
Deutsches Heer
PHENIX
MILITARY WRIST WATCH

35.4 X 40.2

WITH

AS-1130
15 JEWEL
WEHRMACHTSWERK
(army movement)

AND

TOP-OF-THE-LINE
TURNED EDGE
HABANA
CROCODILE STRAP

AND

STAINLESS STEEL
DUAL PUSH BUTTON
QUICK RELEASE
DEPLOYMENT BUCKLE

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MOST GERMAN ISSUE WATCHES
WERE
BRASS BASE WITH CHROME FINISH
OR
ALL STAINLESS STEEL
HAD SPRING BAR OR WIRE LUGS
HAD THE 15J AS 1130
  MILITARYMOVEMENT
HAD BLACK DIALS
HAD RADIUM MARKERS
HAD RADIUM NUMERALS
HAD RADIUM FILLED HANDS
HAD SCREW DOWN STEEL CASE BACKS
WERE WATER "PROOF"
MANY WERE SIGNED
D - DH - DU - KM


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THOUGH IT IS FEATURED IN SEVERAL HISTORICAL MILITARY WATCH BOOKS
THE GERMAN WWII PHENIX IS PRETTY RARE
AND
WE ARE MORE THEN EXCITED TO HAVE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY
TO RESTORE THIS COLLECTIBLE TIME PIECE
AND
OFFER THE OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU TO OWN THIS BEAUTY

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AWESOME CROC STRAP
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I KNOW THAT SOME PATRONS ENJOY KEEPING THEIR WATCHES
AS FOUND. BUT SOMETIMES ONE HAS TO TAKE A STEP OUT...

THIS WATCH IS COMPLETELY ORIGINAL
EXCEPTING SOME VERY IMPORTANT
RESTORATION IMPROVEMENTS

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AS YOU CAN SEE. THIS PHENIX HAS ITS ORIGINAL
GERMAN FIELD WATCH CASE FINISH

YOU WILL SOON SEE HOW ROCK REFINISHED IT.


WHILE WE ARE EXPERT AT REFINISHING
CASES TO NEAR MINT CONDITION.
WE ALSO WANT TO KEEP THE TIME PIECE AS
CLOSE TO ORIGINAL AS POSSIBLE


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LOOK AT THIS SEMI-GUNMETAL CASE
RESTORED TO PERFECTION

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THE RADIUM WAS REMOVED
FROM THE NUMERALS AND MARKERS .

THE DIAL WAS CLEANED AND PROFESSIONALLY
RESTORED EXACTLY AS IT WAS ORIGINALLY MADE & FINISHED
BY
REPAINTING THE CHAPTER RING
REPAINTING THE SUB-SECONDS REGISTER
RE-LUMING THE NUMERALS
RE-LUING THE MARKERS
AND
HOUR & MINUTE HANDS

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THE FACT IS, FOR EVERY INDIVIDUAL HARD CORE
KEEP IT AS IT IS, THERE ARE 50 WHO WOULD
INVEST WITH THE ORIGINAL DIAL BEING AND
LOOKING AS ORIGINAL AS IT WAS AND NOW IS.

REMEMBER THAT

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THIS PHENIX WAS
MORE THAN LIKELY A JUNIOR TO SENIOR
OFFICERS FIELD WATCH AND HAS THE RAISED RADIUM
NUMERALS & MARKERS RELUMED.

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YOU CAN SEE THE FINE CONDITION OF THE CASE AND CASE BACK
WHAT MAKES THIS ONE OF THE RAREST DH WATCHES
[Deutsches Heer]
IS THE PHENIX PATENT CASE BACK
RATHER THEN A SCREW THREADED CASE BACK
THERE ARE FOUR SLIDE LOCKS UNDER THE INNER LUGS
WITH 4 CORRESPONDING ANLGELED LOCKS ON CASE BACK

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WASSERDIGHT
[WATER PROOF]

STAINLESS STEEL
BACK

SWISS

D 51400 H
DH
[SERVICE WATCH ARMY]
(DEUTSCHES DEER)

STAHLBODEN
[STEEL BACK/BOTTOM]

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ROCK RESTORING CASE

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FIRST THE CASE GOES THROUGH  ELECTRO CLEANING
FOLLOWED BY ULTRASONIC CLEANING
AND THEN
HAND AND FLEX SHAFT SANDING
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ROCK WORKS WITH CARE & ASSURES
THAT A MININIM OR METAL IS REMOVED
WHILE MAINTAINNG THE PROPER CASE LINES

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ROCK HAS HEATED NOW AND QUENCHED THE CASE 5 TIMES
IN VARIOUS CHEMICALS TO PRODUCE DEEP COLORING
THE CASE IS IN PERFECT CONDITION FOR BUFFING

35.5 X 40 MM

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THEN ROCK HITS THE HEAVY  WHEEL
PRECISE HEAVY 7500 RPM BUFFING
ALL BY HAND AT TEMPERATURES THAT WOULD
MAKE YOU DROP THE CASE IF HE HANDED IT TO YOU!
THE BUFFING COMPOUND USED IS FOR PLASTIC
CRYSTALS & NOT STEEL OR BRASS. 
SO A MINIMUM OF METAL IS REMOVED. RATHER,
THE EXISTING METAL IS SMOOTHED THROUGH
HEAT AND HIGH PRESSURE

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THE CASE IS NOW LOOKING GREAT.
ALL MARKS FROM SANDING
HAVE BEEN FOLDED INTO EACH OTHER
RATHER THAN BUFFED OFF





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THE COLORING IS BEGINNING TO APPEAR
NOTICE THE GREYING OF THE CASE

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THE CASE IS NOW READY TO ASSEMBLE

NOTICE THE FOUR LOCK DOWN
WINGS ON THE CASE BACK

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SCREW DOWN
STEEL CASE BACK
IS SIGNED:

WASSERDIGHT
[WATER PROOF]

STAHLBODEN
[STEEL BACK/BOTTOM]

D 85239 H
[SERVICE WATCH ARMY (HEER)]


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NOTICE THE SEMI-PERMANENT NON-GLARE CASE COLOR

35.5 X 40 MM

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NUMERALS RE-LUMED

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HERE THE LUMINANCE CAN BE VIEWED


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HERE THE HANDS, CLEANED & RADIUM REMOVED
ARE NOW RE-ILLUMINATED
AND ARE DRIED AND WAITING TO BE INSTALLED

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ALL HANDS INSTALLED

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NOT PERFECT BUT PERFECT

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THE NEW
ILLUMINATED
NUMERALS
MARKERS
&
HANDS
ARE
PERFECT
 
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GSW/MWB/GSWW ARCHIVE PHOTO

NEW BALANCE COMPLETE
NEW MAIN SPRING

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SIGNED
AS
1130

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THIS AS-1130 IS A LIMITED
FIRST CLASS EDITION
WITH SWISS BARS

AS-1130
DAMASKEENING
15 JEWEL
WEHRMACHTSWERK


Features
manual wind
sub second
shock protection


Data
13''', Dm= 29.0mm
H= 3.8mm
15/18/17/21 jewels
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve 38h

 

 

 

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IF YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH ROCK'S WORKS..
[GOOGLE GOLDSMITHWORKS & WATCH BRAND NAME OR MILITARY WATCH]

YOU WOULD KNOW THAT HE CHOOSES ONLY THE BEST
ORIGINAL LEATHER STRAPS MILITARY NATO STYLE,
NYLON STRAPS, ORIGINAL METAL
STRAPS BANDS ET AL FOR MILITARY WATCHES.

ON OTHER NON-MILITARY WATCHES, HE PROVIDES NEW TOP
OF THE LINE STRAPS. PERIOD. NO CHEAP STRAPS OR BANDS OR BRACELETS.
YOU RECEIVE AWESOME STRAPS THAT ARE AS GREAT AS THE TIME PIECES
AND THE WARRANTY!

AND WHAT THE ABOVE MEANS IS THAT HE CHOSE TO ADD A FANTASTIC
EXPENSIVE, CROCODILE STRAP TO THIS PHENIX.

AND, HE RAISED THE BAR!!
HE IS ADDING A STAINLESS STEEL DEPLOYMENT
BUT NOT A SIMPLE DEPLOYMENT
HE ADDED A PUSH BUTTON QUICK RELEASE DEPLOYMENT

SO, HE PREPARED THIS TIME PIECE TO BE WORN
TO GLOW IN THE DARK
TO RECEIVE ACCOLADES FROM THOSE
WHOM WITNESS THIS AWESOME
PHENIX ON YOUR WRIST

BUT AN ADDED FACT HERE

ONE SHOULD TAKE CARE OF THE RARE BEAUTY
IT CAN AND SHOULD BE WORN
BUT IT SHOULD BE AN OCCASION WATCH
AND NOT A WORK OR EVERY DAY WATCH
IT SIMPLY IS TOO RARE



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YOU CAN SEE THE RIGHT RELEASE PUSH BUTTON

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THE UNDER SIDE


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A TOP VIEW

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CONDITION

- EXCELLENT- 

WATCH WINDS SETS & RUNS