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Jaeger LeCoultre | Vintage Watches - Part 3
Anthony G. Thank you. Let me know if you need references, I will be happy to recommend you directly to other watch collectors. Enfield, Middlesex. The watch is far better than the pictures and I am thrilled to have such an awesome example of a vintage GMT. I am certain that we will do business again and I look forward to that time. Thanks again!
It is inevitable that an event of such all encompassing magnitude as World War II would have shaped wristwatch production at the time and a very significant percentage of the watches produced by the major Swiss houses in the s was intended for use by the armed forces on both the Allied and German sides. Being officially neutral, Switzerland was able to pursue lucrative trade in this way, though Germany also developed a strong domestic watch manufacturing industry that turned out some very high quality models for the Luftwaffe, army and navy, a selection of which are always offered for sale on this site. There had been military wristwatches before the War, but today, those produced during and after World War II are the most avidly collected. In comparison to their civilian equivalents, they tend to be minimalist in their styling, combining very high quality movements with rugged steel cases and black dials with highly visible luminous markings.
Talking Watches With Todd Levin. It's finally a new year, and though we're all about moving forward and looking ahead, there's no better way to reflect on the past than through a vintage watch. Whether it's a pivotal model in the history of watchmaking and our culture or a model with subtle nuances only the keen eye of a collector will appreciate, vintage watches tell the best stories, and this week, we have a selection that is well worth recounting. How did the Rolex Precision ref. In particular, the grey colorway is one we rarely come across.