Well, it looks like he gave up and he just sold all the fake parts of eBay! A quick google search turned up a number of Hamilton USN Buships watches none which resemble my watch and this message board. That looks like a WWII case but the was introduced in I’d really like to hear a little history about an original owner of one of these Navy Bureau of Ships watches, if you don’t mind sharing. You are commenting using your Facebook account. The cases are laser engraved with the wrong font 2. A while ago I saw this one and I was not sure if it was real. Rear Admiral Samuel M.
Who is online Users browsing this forum: The crown caps aren’t right 5. The left was produced for the Bureau of Aeronautics. The new Bureau was headed by a Chief and Deputy-Chief, one selected from the engineering corps Marine Engineer and the other from the construction corps Naval Architect. Can I get some opinion on this one? I have a watch that I am interested in getting restored so I can wear it with my daily wardrobe.
Who is online Users browsing this forum: The cases are laser busgips with the wrong font 2. The fake parts from that those parts are all ready hitting fakebay. What an excellent family heirloom to have passed down to you, and I’m happy to hear you’re interest in having it restored for your daily use. Many people bought these, which is sad.
I just couldn’t explain why. The case measures It looked “off” to me.
Whoever made the dials did just that Originally Posted by Robbby. Can I get some opinion on this one? A watch designed by a Swedish photographer? With its service number stamped on the case back, the Hamilton canteen has a screw-down watertight outer crown.
FS WWII Hamilton US Navy BuShips Canteen Watch First Military Issued Diver Real
I am coming to the boards to see if I can find any history behind the watch year, model 3 etc and to see if it is possible to have the watch restored to working condition. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The crystals are not lead sealed 3. The time now is Author Post time Subject Direction: But with descriptions and photos that seemed sneaky, I think a lot of people thought they were buying an original. Below case-back for the and canteen watch. Today I bring you another s American military watch.
SOLD – FS WWII US Navy Hamilton Canteen Watch First Military Diver Real | Omega Forums
Check out the listing: My Mother gave me the watch which has been sitting in a box in a storage closet for at least a decade who knows how it was kept before that. Unanswered gamilton Active topics. I also don’t see the movement ring and dust cover in the seller’s photos – which makes me wonder what’s holding all this inside the case? Who is online Users browsing this forum: Unanswered topics Active topics. A while ago I saw this one and I was not sure if it was real. Rear Admiral Samuel M. I’m not sure that I ever saw a USN watch with a center sweep that wasn’t a canteen watch – but that would be a S.
You are commenting using your Twitter account. It appears that he manufactured cases, screw caps, dials, and more, but he’d put in a Hamilton or movement, possibly to make them seem more authentic. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Users browsing this forum: All posts 1 day 7 days 2 weeks 1 month 3 months 6 months guships year Sort by: Thank you again for your response.
The seller may even be a member here, but the reason I’m writing about this is to be careful There has been a seller on eBay for the past few years who has been selling reproduction canteen watches. Author Post time Subject Direction: What Does Your Watch Say? Notify me of new comments via email.
Not an unissued one this time, but nonetheless still an original one, complete with strap, in pretty good condition. I have a watch that I am interested in getting restored so I can wear it with my daily wardrobe.
Many of these teams were engaged in clearing harbours and obstructions during war. The seller of the parts seems to be a true gentleman: Thread Tools Show Printable Version. Board hammilton All times are UTC You are commenting using your Facebook account. I was looking for post with Tim’s collection – that’s the best resource I think there is hanilton judging various models.
Board index All times are UTC That looks like a WWII case but the was introduced in If different angles or more pictures will help the identification process let me know and I will add more shots.
Well, it looks like he gave up and he just sold all the fake parts of eBay! Also, be sure to remember that it is only a fraction over 31mm in size.
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