Vintage 1982 US Military Hamilton MIL-W-46374B

CHF590

For sale is a Vintage 1982 US Military Hamilton MIL-W-46374B watch in very good vintage condition. Please note the beautiful creamy patina of the tritium lume on the hands.

MIL-W-46374 is a specification first published on October 30, 1964, for US military watches. The 46374 was specified as an accurate, disposable watch. In its span, it encompassed metal and plastic cased watches with both mechanical and quartz movements.The 46374 replaced the MIL-W-3818, reducing cost and inheriting the dial from the MIL-W-3818B. These were lower quality watches than the 15 jewel movements, the transition started as US involvement in Vietnam ramped up.

Source: wikipedia

DIAL+HANDS: Original dial and hands in good condition – please refer to the close up pictures. The tritium lume of the indexes is intact and has aged nicely. The tritium lume on the hands has small cracks but remains intact and aged to a nice cream colour. When activated with UV light, the lume on the hands and indexes glows briefly.

CASE: the original matt / sandblasted steel case is in very good vintage condition. Fixed bars.

CASEBACK: steel caseback with absolutely mint military engravings.

CROWN original, unsigned crown

CRYSTAL: Plexy crystal in good condition with minor surface scratches

MOVEMENT: Manual wound 39988 movement with hack feature in good working condition. (21,600 BPH) .

STRAP & BUCKLE: head only

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For sale is a Vintage 1982 US Military Hamilton MIL-W-46374B watch in very good vintage condition. Please note the beautiful creamy patina of the tritium lume on the hands.

MIL-W-46374 is a specification first published on October 30, 1964, for US military watches. The 46374 was specified as an accurate, disposable watch. In its span, it encompassed metal and plastic cased watches with both mechanical and quartz movements.The 46374 replaced the MIL-W-3818, reducing cost and inheriting the dial from the MIL-W-3818B. These were lower quality watches than the 15 jewel movements, the transition started as US involvement in Vietnam ramped up.

Source: wikipedia

DIAL+HANDS: Original dial and hands in good condition – please refer to the close up pictures. The tritium lume of the indexes is intact and has aged nicely. The tritium lume on the hands has small cracks but remains intact and aged to a nice cream colour. When activated with UV light, the lume on the hands and indexes glows briefly.

CASE: the original matt / sandblasted steel case is in  good vintage condition. It is 33 mm in diamater and feature fixed bars.

CASEBACK: steel caseback with absolutely mint military engravings.

CROWN original, unsigned crown

CRYSTAL: Plexy crystal in good condition with minor surface scratches

MOVEMENT: Manual wound 39988 movement with hack feature in good working condition. (21,600 BPH) .

STRAP & BUCKLE: head only

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