Original German WWII Kriegsmarine U-boat Torpedo Timer Stop Watch by Alpina - Fully Functional
Original Item: Only One Available. This fine Swiss-made watch is WWII was contract produced for the German Navy and is marked with spread eagle and swastika stamping over a large initial M for Marine under the plated finish. It also has a back that opens to be used as a stand for the watch.
This is the classic design for Torpedo timing and used in U-Boats and E-Boats in the North Atlantic, and is offered in great fully functional condition. The fluted knob on the top controls everything. You wind it up and when you push it in once the single seconds hand starts moving immediately. On the second push, the second hand freezes at the time elapsed position. On the third push the timer resets itself to zero ready for reuse. There is a minutes hand as well, which along with the second row of numbers, gives the watch a maximum measured time of 15 minutes, accurate to a tenth of a second.
The face is maker marked below center:
The back of the watch is marked under the Kriegsmarine Emblem:
It is also marked 335676 on the inside of the back cover. The manufacturer of this watch is Alpina, a Swiss maker of Watches and Chronographs. They produced watches for the German military during WW1 and WW2. The company was founded in 1883 by Gottlieb Hauser, a watchmaker in Winterthur who founded the Swiss Watchmakers Corporation ("Union Horlogère Suisse"). Currently, Alpina Watches International SA is a manufacturer of luxury watches based in Plan-les-Ouates, Geneva, Switzerland. It is currently owned by Frederique Constant.
How many times have we all seen these being used in WW2 movies?
Movement is in a fully working condition.
There is no warranty for this watch and returns for a non-working watch will not be honored. Please note all watches are wound and tested then recorded on video before shipment. We are not in the watch repair business- ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
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