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Thread: Pierce wrist watch. Is it was it military?

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    Default Pierce wrist watch. Is it was it military?

    I need a bit of help here Ive Googled but I can't find the same watch some close but not black face. I hope this is alright to post here Any information will be helpful please.
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    I can tell you one thing it's not military issued.

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    Those adverts are awesome. I've got an verysimilar white dial example. Very cool watches IMO and sure a lot saw service as private purchase pieces. The sealing is definitely superior to many watches of the time.

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    Dave I see that on the last advert its says its an American company. Are we talking 40's or 50's here do you know?

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    the forties..

    it's nice to see that none of the case back screws have got mislaid over time.

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    Would 'Parashock' be a marketing twist in the USA for the pioneering 'Parachoc' (Incabloc etc) shock-absorber or a competing version?

    Barry

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    Whether or not, it's a bloody nice looking watch
    Thank you kindly.

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    I used to see these all over. Very high quality, well cased. In house movements probably expensive like say a Mido.

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    Hi I had one of these with T 1/5 on the back apparently for forward observation plane spotting during WW2

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    I think the chronographic watches were issued i was curious about these sub seconds, I have another but its much smaller and has only 4 securing screws, well three actually one has got lost.

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