The Star and Keystone case companies made the cases for Hamilton, Elgin, and Waltham military watches. A watch designed by a Swedish photographer? These are proper for There should be manufaturers marks on the inside of the caseback that would give more clues to it’s origin. Please enter 6 numbers for the Postal Code. But with some clever photography, it was very hard to see the quote marks. Your MB username or email address:

Previous Thread Next Thread. It has a new crystal and non original military strap. Will usually post within 3 business days of receiving cleared payment – opens in a new window or tab. The movement and dial belonged to a different hamilton USN watch. Postage cost can’t be calculated. Report item – opens in a new window or tab. I do not know what movements were used post WWII, but I am suspicious of the labeling of the dial and back. I had many R88 Hamilton watches but I never owned a Canteen one.

So I’m not surprised you found a couple A cases with them. No registered users and 2 guests.

An item that has been worn previously. Read more about the condition.

The hands are blued it looks like and pretty much the same as on all my R88 Hamilton pilot watches. See all condition definitions – opens in a yamilton window or tab Contact the seller – opens in a new window or tab and request a postage method to your location.

Last edited by cj; at These military Hamilton watches stand out from the pack in terms of quality and workmanship. Notify me of new posts via email.

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hamllton The Hamilton movement added some credibility, but not much the actual movement would have been the scarcer S, which he would include from time to time. Jul 20, I have no reason to think it’s been fussed with. The S was used between and I had many R88 Hamilton watches but I never owned a Canteen one. 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. The USN variant is characterized by its black dial.


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Ww2 Hamilton Military USN BUSHIPS Watch With Original Military NOS Case

Ask a question – opens in a new window or tab. The crystals are not lead sealed 3. No text or images may be used without the express written consent of The Military Watch Resource. Discussion in ‘ Wrist Watches ‘ started bushpis surfrocker1Dec 26, Please enter a number less than or equal to 0. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

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The original factory dial features a flat black, non-glare background with bold easy read white enameled primary numbers with outer ring of seconds. The S lacks a sweep second bridge, the tension spring fits over the pinion and acts as a retainer.

This item will post to United Statesbut the seller has not specified postage options. Some of the others your mentioning are keystones made for Waltham. What are the chances that someone bought these parts to destroy them?

Results 1 to 8 of 8. There should be a W between the lugs. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. S is for Star and H is for Keystone.


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A HUGE cache of fake Hamilton Canteen watches.

It was between the lugs. The jewel movement is essentially the same as the jewel S, but with a bridge with jeweled bearing to support the wheel with the second hand pivot.

Who is online Users browsing this forum: When he sold these, he would often position the hands or angle the dial in such a way so that the quote marks were hidden. The original crystal is heavy glass and is soldered into place with lead solder.

These are proper for Imprinted above that is “Hamilton. It has the s movement. What do you think? Many people bought these, which is sad. Managed to remove the case back and it has a Bulova 17 jewel movement.

Also, the Star Cases are marked inside the casebacks with the following: Well, it looks like he ha,ilton up and he just sold all the fake parts of eBay!

Many of these teams were engaged in clearing harbours and obstructions during war. 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.

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