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1941 WW11 Govt Issued Naval Comparing Pocket Watch

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Posted 6 years ago


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I started collecting pocket watches about a year ago. Honestly, I know nothing about pocket watches. They remind me of my grandfather and I think they make great conversational pieces. The thing that is driving me nuts though is that I cannot get this thing opened! Does anyone know how to open this beautiful piece of History? ;)


  1. gearpunk gearpunk, 6 years ago
    Looks like the back unscrews this like will help you.
  2. Jillskii Jillskii, 6 years ago
    Thanks much Guys!!! You can set the time by the stem. I still cant get it opened though.

    The back of the Watch reads:
    U.S NAVY
    N 5710- 1941
  3. Jillskii Jillskii, 6 years ago
    I got it apart! Thank you so much for the reference! I took some more pictures so you could see better. Here ya go! Thanks a million!

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