Original U.S. WWII 1943 Army 17-Jewel Wrist Watch by Waltham - Fully Functional
Original Item: Only One Available. This is a mid war (1943) OF Officer issue Stainless Steel Case screw back Waltham Model 10617 17-Jewel wrist watch with a stainless steel case. This wonderful example has been fully cleaned, tested and runs perfectly. It was manufactured in 1944 for the US Army. It has a white face with radium luminous numbers for night use. It reads WALTHAM and 17 JEWELS on the dial face. The band is a correct high quality web reproduction. The serial number is 195183.
During WWII, Waltham supplied watches for the US Army, Navy, and Marine Corps [the Air Force was the Army Air Force]. In 1940, the Ordnance Department published the requirements for military watches. The list includes pocket, wrist, and stop watches.
Marking on the case reads:
Watch Shape: Round
Serial Number: 195183
Case Color: Silver
Year of Manufacture: 1943
Face Color: Cream
Country of Manufacture: USA
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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