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SKU: VWS3228cs

Bulova - A11 - American Issued WW2 Military Watch - Hacking Seconds - c.1940s

A Very Well Preserved Bulova A11 American Military Watch with a Rich Black Dial and Original Military Markings, c.1940s

Case
Nickel Plating
Condition
 8/10
Year
1939-1945
Box/Papers
 No/No
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£590.00GBP

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The Bulova A11 military watch holds a distinguished place in horological history, particularly during World War II. Introduced in the early 1940s, the A11 was designed to meet the precise needs of U.S. Army Air Force navigators and pilots. Known for its robust construction and reliable performance, the A11 featured a black dial with luminous hands and markers, ensuring optimal readability even in low-light conditions. 

One of its key attributes was its hacking seconds feature, which allowed for synchronized timekeeping crucial for coordinated missions. The watch's movement was based on the renowned Swiss-made Bulova 10AK mechanism, known for its accuracy and durability. 

What's on Offer

This rare watch is in great shape considering its age of 80 years plus! The dial is rich black with the synonymous bold Arabic numerals and stark minute track we would expect to see on a WW2 military watch. The nickel-plated case does show signs of wear but nothing we wouldn't expect to see on a watch that may well have seen live action during the war. On the case back one can note the original military markings and the watch is in full working order. This should pique the interest of any military enthusiast as a rare and valuable survivor of WW2. 

Case
Nickel Plated
Box
No
Dial
Black
Papers
No
Crystal
Plexiglass
Model Ref
Type A-11
Winding
Manual
Bracelet
Leather
Movement Type
Mechanical
Condition
8/10
Calibre
Bulova 10AK
Date of Issue
1939-1945
Jewels
17
Warranty
6 Months VWS
Power Reserve
41 Hours
Lug Height
39.5mm
Width
30mm
Lug width
15.5mm
Wrist Size
Adjustable

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