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Monday, July 11, 2011

zeppelinflieger ( SOLD )

second world war watch that was used by the German artillery
Super Jumbo 45mm in diameter without the crown and 52mm in height.
The movement is a pocket watch movement 40mm in diameter.
The movement is 17 jewel manual wind and keeps good time.
The band is leather/canvas water resistant.
Reversed 55 minute inner indication numbers on the dial are so that the pilot could read the time in the reflection on the cockpit glass in the event that he was too busy to move his hand up to his face.
THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME. There are only a few of these made so don't miss your opportunity to acquire one.
DIAL: Black non-reflective military dial signed "W-ZZ" (Wermacht SS) and "ZEPPELINFLIEGER"( Air Ship Pilot ) under the post. Mint dial.
MOVEMENT: 40mm diameter 17 jewel 30 hour winding movement 3/4 plate nickel, pendent set, all pressed in red ruby jewel settings unsigned.
CASE: Pocket watch size case, equilivant to 45mm without the crown or equal to an American 12 size. Screw back exposition all stainless for easy viewing of this beautiful movement. Satin finished surfaces and non-reflective. The Bezel is marked: "GLASHUTTE FABRIK" and "17 RUBIN JUWEL". Military pack box marked: "ZEPPELINFLIEGER" with copy of the original document. Extra large 22mm black nylon military strap with stainless buckle marked: "AERO CHRONO".
Comes in brown box with copy of the original A. Lange & Sohne papers.

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