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#1 OFFLINE   river rat

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Posted 21 June 2009 - 03:31 PM

I have been wanting to get a WWW watch in my military collection for some time I messed up on the first one I got a CYMA at a NAWCC mart turned out to be fake got my money back on that one hard to believe that some would go to all that trouble to make that small amount of money I did a thead on it at the MWR forum just ask I will post a link to it.It fooled some until they saw the movement and some of the experts pointed out other things about the case and dial.I then started looking for another and found this Timor I wanted the a CYMA do to the size 37mm but the Timor is good size to at 36.5mm I like the dial and hands and the case is in real good shape and they have a size size crown.




Look at the size difference to a Waltham A-17 of the same era.

Edited by river rat, 21 June 2009 - 03:34 PM.


#2 OFFLINE   Sisyphus

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Posted 21 June 2009 - 07:47 PM

Very, very nice. I admit to being envious.

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Posted 22 June 2009 - 05:00 AM

Potz nice records.There were 12 differnt watch co. that made WWW watches I wish I had could afford to get all 12 that's what they call the dirty dozen.

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Posted 22 June 2009 - 07:32 AM

Just over one third of the way to a Dirty Dozen (Cyma, Timor, Record, Omega, Lemania), but really like these watches:



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Posted 25 June 2009 - 05:29 PM

Thats one classic and gorgeous looking watch, love the strap as well, on my list ,

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Posted 25 June 2009 - 06:59 PM

thats a perfect mil watch, great size as well

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Posted 26 June 2009 - 11:56 AM

I like mine.....bought it in a militaria sale at Colchester.....somebody walked off with a raped M16......just walked out the auction house with the bloody thing unwrapped, not sure if he ever made it home laugh.gif


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Posted 26 June 2009 - 04:51 PM

QUOTE (Boxbrownie @ Jun 26 2009, 04:56 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I like mine.....bought it in a militaria sale at Colchester.....somebody walked off with a raped M16......just walked out the auction house with the bloody thing unwrapped, not sure if he ever made it home laugh.gif

Was that a working M-16 full auto.

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Posted 08 July 2009 - 10:16 PM

They're very good looking, especially with the aged lume.

Pardon my ignorance, but what does "WWW" stand for? Apart from the World Wide Web that is. These watches seem to predate that.

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Posted 09 July 2009 - 03:04 PM

QUOTE (Blapto @ Jul 8 2009, 03:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They're very good looking, especially with the aged lume.

Pardon my ignorance, but what does "WWW" stand for? Apart from the World Wide Web that is. These watches seem to predate that.

WWW stands for Watches,Wristlet,Waterproof and it did age well since these were made in the 1940's to early 1950's.

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Posted 22 October 2010 - 08:25 PM

now that's a classic.. im glad i saw this .. haven't seen this WWW in ages.. thanks for sharing this !



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Posted 03 November 2010 - 10:46 AM

I'd love to get one but the Omega's in particular are going for ridiculous amounts - I've seen up to £999 believe it or not. I think that I'll have to make do with something else

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Posted 27 February 2011 - 05:38 AM

Nice watch I had never seen ot before, Thank you for sharing.

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Posted 23 March 2011 - 04:58 PM

Lovely looking watch and that strap looks supeb...........out of interest what is the strap ?

thanks

barry

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 11:44 PM

View Postbeachcaster, on 23 March 2011 - 04:58 PM, said:

Lovely looking watch and that strap looks supeb...........out of interest what is the strap ?

thanks

barry

The strap is made by Jürgen's he is out of Germany.He sells at some forums sells sections.I think they sell for around 36.00 US.

Edited by river rat, 11 April 2011 - 11:44 PM.






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