WWII JAPANESE MILITARY WATCHES

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WWII JAPANESE MILITARY WATCHES

Post by smellody » March 6th 2024, 10:36am

The rise and fall of the Japanese Empire during WWII is a deeply captivating but also frightening piece of history of the 20th century. If military watches used on the Western front are more or less known by collectors, Japanese watches are a lot less notorious. Nonetheless, these timepieces still hold a dazzling fragment of Japanese history, culture and craftsmanship. . .

https://www.europastar.com/the-watch-fi ... tches.html
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Re: WWII JAPANESE MILITARY WATCHES

Post by bedlam » March 6th 2024, 9:16pm

Thanks Smells, really interesting :-)
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Re: WWII JAPANESE MILITARY WATCHES

Post by bedlam » March 7th 2024, 1:46am

smellody wrote:
March 6th 2024, 9:30pm
bedlam wrote:
March 6th 2024, 9:16pm
Thanks Smells, really interesting :-)
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My friend, Rich, had a ww2 Seiko pilot watch that I was fascinated by. It was cool. I've been on the lookout since.
Yeah, the Laurel and Seikosha stuff is awesome
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