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my latest acquisitions

Edward

Well-Known Member
Excited to add this rare little beauty to my wrist!

U.S. ARMY A.C.
Watch Navigation Hack
Type A-11 Ser.No. 42-10791
Ord.No. W535ac-18210
Spec.No. 94-27834
Mfgrs.Part No. 1768
ELGIN

a little wear on it and the interior looks a little worn but it works... hack still functions... might need a good cleaning. might be a complete rebuild with a couple replacement parts like the crystal But for only $200 I'd say I did good on a rare white face

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B-Man2

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Ed
You’re on a roll this month. You’ve been pulling some pretty nice stuff out of the woodwork.
Nice.......!
 

Edward

Well-Known Member
I currently have it under good authority that my watch is 100% correct and authentic and probably the deal of the year! seems I landed one of the holy grails of A-11 watches for a steal. sweet!
 

ausreenactor

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Old people purging before death lol!
These are the smart ones.... Generally it is the relatives doing a fire sale without realizing what they have.

The pre-Deployment Funeral Plan and Asset Appreciation for Tianna raised her eyebrows. "There is $6500 sitting on those three coat hangers and at least that again in the roller draw under the bed."
 

B-Man2

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Good thing you trained her well. My wife would immediately have a garage sale with a 3 for sale.
3 GWs for $100.o_O
 

Edward

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happy to report the UsAAC white dial is keeping perfect time and in sync with my A-11. Also I read that some (all?) white dials had hands that looked black but were blue in certain angles and I can show (although blurry) mine has the blue hands. either this guy was particularly careful with this watch or hardly wore it...

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Spitfireace

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happy to report the UsAAC white dial is keeping perfect time and in sync with my A-11. Also I read that some (all?) white dials had hands that looked black but were blue in certain angles and I can show (although blurry) mine has the blue hands. either this guy was particularly careful with this watch or hardly wore it...

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I'm assuming the watch on the left is an Elgin also? I have a Waltham from 1942 with a black dial and the bezel is not the same as yours.
 

Edward

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Added something really sweet to my collection!
I am now the caretaker of an original B-17F PILOT’S CHECK LIST CARD dated 10-15-43
measures 3.25 x 5.75 inches...

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I would like to imagine it being kept in his A-2 flight jacket pocket!
 
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