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Number …..022612.FY7Y. Item:  GERMAN MILITARY SUPER SUISSE
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Description of item: VINTAGE WWII PERSONAL GERMAN MILITARY SUPER SUISSE 15 RUBIS ANCRE 33 X 40 W/O CROWN WITH WWII Wehrmachtswerk [GERMAN ARMY MOVEMENT] WITH [FACTORY UPGRADED] RHODIUM GILDED PLATES SWISS BARS GOLD JEWEL SETTINGS 16 JEWELED AS 1130 WITH BROWN LEATHER &STEEL KEEPERS NATO G-18 MILITARY STRAP

.Estimated Retail Replacement Value $864.00


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WWII
PERSONAL
GERMAN MILITARY
SUPER SUISSE
15 RUBIS ANCRE

33 X 40
W/O CROWN

WITH

WWII
Wehrmachtswerk
[GERMAN ARMY MOVEMENT]
WITH
[FACTORY UPGRADED]
RHODIUM GILDED PLATES
SWISS BARS
GOLD JEWEL SETTINGS
16 JEWELED
AS 1130

WITH

BROWN LEATHER
&
STEEL KEEPERS
NATO G-18
MILITARY STRAP

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BUILDING
THE
SUPER SUISSE

WHEN A COMPANY COMPLETED THE DESIGNED OF A TIME PIECE, AN ORDER WAS PLACED ON THE FACTORY FLOOR. WORKERS THEN FABRICATED THE DIALS & CASES AS A LOT. THEN THEY USUALLY ASSEMBLED THE MOVEMENTS FROM EBAUCHES PURCHASED FROM A ANY NUMBER OF WATCH MOVEMENT MANUFACTURERS.

THIS SUPER SUISSE CASE AND DIAL WAS MANUFACTURED IN GERMANY FOR AS 1130  WEHRMACHTSWERK MOVEMENTS PURCHASED AS COMPLETE UNITS FROM SWISS MANUFACTURER A. SCHILD.

THE SPECIFIC DESIGN CALLED FOR WHITE OR BLACK RADIUM DIALS, WITH OUTLINED RADIUM NUMBERS, A STAINLESS STEEL TWO-PART CASE, WITH INTEGRATED COPPER MOVEMENT HOLDING RING, ILLUMINATED HANDS WITH SUB SECONDS, AND A 15 JEWEL VERSION OF THE AS 1130 GERMAN ARMY MOVEMENT.

AS COMPLETED SUPER SUISSE UNITS BEGAN ARRIVING AT GERMAN SHOPS, JEWELERS DECIDED THAT THE AS 1130 WEHRMACHTSWERK MOVEMENTS WITH SWISS BARS, RHODIUM GILDED PLATES AND GOLD JEWEL SETTINGS , WAS A BETTER SALE FOR OFFICERS, DOCTORS AND OTHER HIGH RANKING GERMAN OFFICIALS.


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THE ONLY VERSIONS WITH THESE FEATURES HAD 16 + JEWELS. SO THE FACTORY PURCHASED AND INSERTED THE TOP END 16 JEWEL 1130 INTO THE SUPER SUISSE CASES.

THE WATCHES DIALS WERE NOT REDESIGNED TO REPLACE THE "15 RUBIS ANCRE" WITH  "16" DUE TO HE FACT THE DIALS WERE ALREADY MANUFACTURED AND THE MAIN GOAL WAS TO SELL THE PREMIUM WATCH WITH THE FEATURES OF THE MAJOR FINISHING  VERSES THE EXTRA JEWEL.  


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THE
ALL STEEL CASE
IS IN
EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION

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THE SIZE OF THE CASE
IS SURELY
EXCEPTIONAL
ESPECIALLY FOR THE PERIOD
AT
33 X 40
W/O CROWN

WITH WIDE OPEN CRYSTAL RING
THE ENTIRE DIAL
IS ON DISPLAY

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WE DID NOT RE-LUME THE DIAL
IT SIMPLY IS TOO WONDERFUL
AND
VALUABLE

THE DIAL REMAINS   ORIGINAL

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THE CROWN IS LARGE
THE LUGS ARE FIXED
IT HAS ALL THE DETAILS
OF A WELL MADE 
PRIVATELY OWNED
EARLY GERMAN MILITARY WATCH

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THOUGH THE NUMERALS WERE NOT RE-LUMED
I DECIDED TO RE-LUME THE HANDS

YOU STILL HAVE THE CAPABILITY
TO VIEW TIME IN THE DARK

AND KEEP
HE MINT CONDITION
DIAL AS IT WAS

 

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LUMINOVA
ILLUMINATED

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


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THE
G-18
NATO
BROWN LEATHER
WITH
3 STEEL KEEPERS
+
THE BUCKLE
OFFER
COMFORT - RUGGEDNESS - AN AWESOME LOOK
AND
WORKS PERFECTLY WITH THE FIXED LUGS

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LOOK AT THE CASE
AND
WIDE GERMAN FIXED WIRE LUGS

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FANTASTIC

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THIS IS HOW YOU PLACE ANY EXTRA
LENGTH INTO THE KEEPERS
AFTER A WHILE IT WILL ACT LIKE
YOUR TIME PIECE HAS A MEMORY

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AND THE LOOK WILL SURELY
HAVE PEOPLE ASKING YOU


WHERE DID YOU GET IT

FABULOUS!


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SIGNED AS 1130

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THIS AS 1130 REQUIRED

MAIN SPRING
HAIR SPRING
BALANCE STAFF
CENTER WHEEL

220.00 WORTH OF WORK AND PARTS

ALL ARE NEW EXCEPT THE CENTER WHEEL


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THE BALANCE WAS COMPLETED
6 HOURS WORK

HERE WE ARE CHANGING THE MAIN SPRING

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NEW STEEL SPRING

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THIS IS WHAT SHE LOOKS LIKE

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LAID ON TOP OF BARREL

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PRESSED BY HAND

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READY TO CLOSE

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THIS DIAL IS ORIGINAL

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I HAD TO REPAIR THE FEET

 

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HERE IS THE STAINLESS STEEL CASE BOTTOM
NOTE THE COPPER RING
THE MOVMENT FITS INTO THE CASE BOTTOM

A LEDGE AROUND THE MOVEMENT
MESHES WITH THE RING

KEEPING THE MOVEMENT SECURE
AND ABOVE THE CASE BACK FLOOR

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A VIEW FROM THE TOP
THE WATCH MOVEMENT WITH DIAL
NEVER RESTS ON THE BOTTOM

OFFERING SOME PROTECTION FROM DROPPING
OR
KNOCKING AGAINST THE CASE 

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HERE DIAL IS MOUNTED
MOVEMENT IS THEN SET

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ALL STEEL CASE
BEZEL WITH FIXED LUGS


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EDEL STAHL
001056

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HERE SHE  IS CLOSED UP

 

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HANDS INSTALLED

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NEW CRYSTAL

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WITH CRYSTAL

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A WONDERFUL TIME PIECE

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WWII
AS 1130
Wehrmachtswerk
[GERMAN ARMY MOVEMENT]

Features
manual wind
sub second
gold jewel settings
rhodium bridge finish
swiss bars

Overhauled
new main spring
new old stock gair spring
new balance staff
new center wheel

Data
13''', Dm= 29.0mm, Do= 29.4mm
H= 3.8mm
F= 0.8mm
T= 1.7mm
16jewels
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve 41h

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CONDITION WATCH:
EXCELLENT  -  RUNS EXCELLENT 
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