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Date/Report Number …..05U614.LWW Item WYLER SINGLE CASE SPLIT STEM ORANGE CRUSH 
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Description of item: VINTAGE WYLER SINGLE CASE SPLIT STEM ORANGE CRUSH WYLER INCAFLEX WITH 17 JEWEL WYLER WH212 ETA CONVERSION 32 X 39 MM W/O CROWN WITH NEW BLACK NATO G-18 BALLISTICNYLON MILITARY STYLE STRAP WITH KEEPERS

.Estimated Retail Replacement Value $795.00


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SINGLE CASE
SPLIT STEM
ORANGE CRUSH
WYLER INCAFLEX

WITH

17 JEWEL
WYLER
WH212
ETA
CONVERSION

32 X 39 MM
W/O CROWN

WITH

NEW
BLACK

NATO G-18
  BALLISTICNYLON
MILITARY
STYLE STRAP
WITH
KEEPERS

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Paul Wyler presented his first 16 and 19-line precision movements to the public in 1927. The particularity of these was the INCAFLEX balance wheel, which was legendary at the time. The Wyler Incaflex balance wheel is protected along its diameter by two curved, elastic arms, which absorb any shocks to the balance wheel.

In addition to producing his own calibre, Wyler also modified movements of other large-scale producers and sold these on to other watch companies. In some cases, the basic calibre was changed so much that the movements should actually be considered as Wyler calibres.

In 1937 the WYLER INTRODUCED THE WATER-RESISTANT     watch that was not fitted with the conventional soft gaskets. The crystal was pressed in between the edge of the case and a pressed or screwed bezel, the gap between the winding shaft and the watch case was sealed hydraulically by fitting the winding shaft and bushing together, in the same material, to 1/500mm.

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NOT PART OF OFFER

ABOVE IS THE
HEAVY DUTY
660
[SIX HUNDRED AND SIXTY SIX FEET]
WYLER DIVE WATCH

WHICH CAME AFTER THIS
INCAFLEX LIFEGUARD

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32 X 39 MM
W/O CROWN
IS A NICE SIZE FOR THIS WYLER
LIFE GUARD SERIES
"ORANGE CRUSH"

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NOTE
"W"
"TWO LINES OF WAVES"

AT TOP OF SUB-REGISTER
NOTE IT DOES NOT HAVE SWEEP SECONDS

 

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THIS PICTURE IS FROM GSW/GSWW ARCHIVES
@2004 GOLDSMITHWORKS ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
WE TAKE PRIDE IN  THE WYLER NAME
AND WYLER RESTORATION
AND STOCK MANY OEM PARTS
BECAUSE WYLER IS ONE OF THE MOST
OUTSTANDING TIME PIECES EVER DESIGNED

 

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IT DOES HAVE ALL THE FEATURES THAT MADE WYLER FAMOUS
FROM 1937

SINGLE CASE SYSTEM
ETA MOVEMENT
WITH MODIFIED ESCAPEMENT
INCLUDING INCAFLEX BALANCE 

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NOTE
THE CROWN DOES SEAT
I TOOK THESE PICS AND WAS SO EXHAUSTED
WITH
FINAL ASSEMBLY OF 8 WATCHES
PICTURES
HISTORY
8 3 HOUR PAGES
THAT I FORGOT TO PUSH CROWN IN
WHEN I DECIDED TO RE-PHOTO WITH BLACK STRAP
INSTEAD OF AN ORANGE ONE

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BALLISTIC NYLON HAS A DOUBLE THICKNESS WEAVE
TAKES A WHILE LONGER TO "WEAR IN"
BUT LASTS 4 TIMES AS LONG

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SINGLE STRAP
THE LONGEST MADE
WITH BUCKLE AND TWO KEEPERS
FRESH
SHARP
WILL CARRY THE EXCESS JUST FINE
AMAZING

SPORT MILITARY DINNER PARTY BARQUE

JUST GREAT

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THE WYLER LIFEGUARD SERIES BEGAN WITH
WYLER RECOGNIZING THE POPULARITY
DIVE STYLE OR LABELED WATCHES IN 1964
IN FACT
THE NEW
"MODERN ZODIAC SEA WOLF"
WAS NOT THE ONLY SWISS BRAND
INTRODUCED AT THE
SWISS PAVILION

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THE FIRST LIFEGUARD
  SINGLEWYLER CASING

THIS CASE HAS ALL THE FEATURES OF
THE OLD 1928
AND
1937
WYLERS
JUMPING INTO
THE 1960'S
AND
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THE LIFE GUARD SERIES BEGAN WITH THE 1937 ONE PIECE CASE
IT HAD THE CRYSTAL LOCKING OVER A CRYSTAL HIGH WALL
IT HAD THE SPECIAL WYLER CRYSTAL
WITH LEDGE THAT ACCEPTED THE DIAL RING
IT HAD THE DIAL RING
WHICH LOCKED DIAL  & MOVEMENT INTO THE CASE
IT HAD THE BEZEL STEEL RING
WHICH PRESSED OVER THE CRYSTAL
SQUEEZING THE CRYSTAL FURTHER AGAINST THE  WALL
THUS

SEALING THE WATCH AGAINST EVERYTHING
BUT THE CROWN OPENING

FOR THAT
A HEAVY DUTY TRIPLE SEAL CROWN
WITH TWO PART STEM WAS UTILIZED

PART 1 WENT INTO MOVEMENT WITH FEMALE LOCK END

PART 2 WENT INTO CROWN WITH MALE END

WHICH, WHEN LINED UP AND PUSHED
SNAPPED INTO THE FEMALE END
  SEALING THE CASE
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HANDS AND DIAL DOT MARKERS

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

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NOTE NOTE NOTE

BENRUS WON THE FIRST US MILITARY CONTRACT WITH
A DESIGN COPIED OFF THE WYLER DESIGN
THE US GOV/MILITARY
ISSUED THIS BASIC FACT IN THEIR CONTRACT PROPOSAL

THE WATCH IT HAD TO BE ABLE TO LAST

WITH OUT SERVICE OF ANY KIND
FOR 2 YEARS IN
(IN THE VIETNAM JUNGLES)

EVERY WATCH MADE THAT WE HAVE DISCOVERED THE CONTRACTS FOR

EVERY BRAND EVEN THE PLASTIC THROW AWAY
WERE SINGLE CASE!
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THUS THE WYLER LIFEGUARD MIRRORED ALL WYLERS CONSTRUCTION
EXCEPT ONE
THE BEZEL WHICH IS THE ENTIRE "CASE"
WAS NOT MANUFACTURED OF STEEL
RATHER, TO SAVE COSTS TO COMPETE
A BASE METAL BEZEL WAS MADE
  EVERYTHING ELSE WAS THE SAME

BUT, A STEEL CASE BACK WAS MADE THAT WOULD SNAP OVER THE PONE PIECE CASE

PROVIDING PROTECTION FROM SWEAT-SALTS THAT PIT DESTROY BASE METALS


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IF YOU REMOVE THIS CASE BACK
THE UNDERSIDE IS THE SOLID CASE

INITIALLY
THE NEW MARKETING DESIGN
NEVER STATED OR SAID DIVE
OF COURSE IT WAS KNOWN
TO BE ABSOLUTELY
"WATER PROOF"
AS LONG AS NO CRACKS IN CRYSTAL
AND CROWN WAS NOT "MESSED WITH"

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SO
THE WORD
LIFEGUARD
ABOVE
TWO LINES OF
"WAVES"

T IMPARTED THAT IT WAS THE LIFEGUARD
ON
"SEA LAKE OR OCEAN"

QUITE A FEW SERVED IN THE NAM

QUITE A FEW WERE INVESTED IN BY ALL LEVELS OF SOCIETY

 

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THIS PICTURE IS FROM GSW/GSWW ARCHIVES
@2004 GOLDSMITHWORKS ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
GSW & GSWW HAS AN EXTENSIVE OEM PARTS

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THOUGH MOT ALL WYLER CRYSTALS ARE AVAILABLE
AND SOME WERE MADE BY CRYSTAL MANUFACTURERS
90% OF ALL CRYSTAL IN OUR RESTORATIONS ARE NE OEM
INCLUDING THIS ONE
NOTE THICKNESS OF TOP OF CRYSTAL

 

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BOX IS YOURS

 

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MIXING AF LUMINOVA

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A HEAP OF HANDS
32 TO BE EXACT

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NOTE: THIS IS THE FIRST LIFEGUARD SERIES
BEFORE THE 660 HEAVY DUTY LIFEGUARD
IT IS SIGNED WITH
W
WAVES
IN THE
SUB SECOND HAND REGISTER

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ALL PARTS ORIGINAL
DIAL RING
BEZEL RING
WHYLER CRYSTAL
CASE
MOVEMENT W/DIAL

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OUTER STEEL BACK OF CASE

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SINGLE CASE

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In some cases, the basic caliber was changed so much that the movements should actually be considered as Wyler calibers.

THIS IS AN ORIGINAL
SIGNED
17 JEWEL
WYLER MODIFIED
ETA
WITH
WYLER
INCAFLEX BALANCE

THE MOVEMENT IS
SIGNED
WH212


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