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Published on: October 29, 2013

 

 

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WE OFTEN INVEST GOOD MONEY FOR ITEMS WE INCLUDE IN OUR MWB
OFFERS. THE MOST DIFFICULT ARE THE GERMAN WWI/WWII ITEMS DUE TO THE AMOUNT OF REPLICAS AND
OTHER KNOCK OFFS. FOR THIS AWESOME MWB, WE ARE OFFERING ITEMS TO COMPLEMENT OUR MAIN ITEM:
THE RECORD POCKET WATCH AND OUTER CASE COVER. THE GERMAN Totenkopf BUCKLE OFFERED CAME
FROM AN ESTATE SALE. WE HAVE HAD IT WELL OVER THREE YEARS. ALL MARKINGS AND METALS MATCH
THAT OF THE ORIGINAL. THE BUCKLE WAS CLEANED IN OUR 1950 THREE JAR WATCH CLEANER. YES, I
KNOW, SOME LIKE THEIR ANTIQUES ANTIQUE LOOKING. BUT WE WANTED TO SEE WHAT SHE LOOKED LIKE
CLEANED. NOT WITH BRUSHES OR BUFFERS, BUT A SIMPLY GENTLY CLEANING.. THERE ARE AGED AREAS
THAT LOOK SURELY OVER 60 YEARS OF AGE. ALL AREAS MATCH THOSE THAT WERE MANUFACTURED BY
GERMANY. WE MADE AN INDENTION IN THE BACKING OF THIS BOX SO SHE WOULD SIT IN THIS
INDENTION AND NOT REQUIRE ANY HOLD DOWN. WHEN OPENING THE FRONT TO REMOVE THE WATCH, THE
BUCKLE CAN ALSO BE LIFTED OUT. WE ARE ONLY CHARGING A MINIMAL FEE FOR THE BUCKLE, MEDALS
AND FLAG. NO MOTE THAN WHAT WE PAID. BASICALLY WE FEEL ONLY A GOOD LOOKING GERMAN
MWB™ WOULD SET THIS WATCH AND OUTER CASE OFF. WE EXPECT THE FAIREST PRICE FOR THIS
RECORD WATCH WITH FRENCH MADE GERMAN PROTECTIVE COVER, THUS, WE ARE ONLY ASKING THE PRICE
WE PAID FOR THE BUCKLE, FLAG, MEDALS AND THE GERMAN LETTER OPENER WITH BLADE, AND, OF
COURSE, THE 35.00 FOR THE BOX ITSELF. A SO, THIS IS A GREAT DEAL. ROCK

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READY TO WEAR RESTORED & OVERHAULED

1939 WWII

EASTERN GERMAN FRONT HUNGARIAN WAR BOOTY RADIUM DIALED RECORD
WITH HIGH GRADE 4 ADJUSTMENT ROSE GOLD WHEELED SWAN’S NECK FINE REGULATOIR [Panerai IWC Glashütte A. Lange & Söhne] 17 JEWEL MANUAL WIND

WITH

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IMPERIAL GERMAN POCKET WATCH PROTECTOR WITH

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hAND STAMPED, CHASED & ENGRAVED ON/INTO CASE
BACK FLARED RIBBON 1914 GERMAN CROSS “In treue fest” [ In Loyalty Steadfast ]

WITH 16 INCH CHAIN WITH DUAL SWIVEL CLASPS Pocket
Watch Measurements: Case Width: (46.5 mm) Case Length (56.1mm) Depth: (12.3 mm)

ALSO

GERMAN Totenkopf BUCKLE GERMAN IMPERIAL FLAG GERMAN 1914 CROSS
Iron Cross LETTER OPENER WITH FOLDING BLADE

MWB BOX

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WE HAVE PUT TOGETHER A MILITARYWATCHBOX™ IN
ORDER TO SHOW OFF WHAT WE BELIEVE TO BE AN AWESOME FIND: A RECORD WWII POCKET WATCH FROM
THE EASTERN FRONT ALONG WITH AN ABSOLUTELY PERIOD POCKET WATCH PROTECTION CASE WITH
ABSOLUTELY PERIOD GENUINE WWI GERMAN CHASED CASE BACK

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Record Watch Co. S.A., Tramelan-Dessus, Genève, La Chaux de
Fonds, Les Pommerats, London 1903: Founded by a group with the purpose to acquire and
realize the patent of the Sector Watch, a triangular pocket watch with retrograde display.
1916: Merger with several companies under the name Record Dreadnought Watch Co. S.A., with
a broad collection of all kinds of clocks, watches, and movements. Brands and names of the
involved companies continued to be used. 1949: The original name Record Watch Co. S.A. was
registered again. 1960: A Record pocketwatch was the first Swiss watch to achieve wide
acceptance on US railroads. 1961: Longines bought the majority interest in Record. The
brand Record continued – on some watches as Longines-Record. Some Record calibres were
renamed as Longines calibres. 1991: Record was closed.

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THE RIBBON FLARED GERMAN CROSS WITH “In treue fest”
SIGNATURE IS BOTH ACTUALLY HAND STAMPED, CHASED AND GRAVED 1914 In treue fest
[ In Loyalty Steadfast ]

Bavaria: formerly, In treue fest (German, In loyalty
steadfast)

The Free State of Bavaria is a state of Germany, located in the
southeast of Germany. With an area of 70,548 square kilometers (27,200 sq. mi), it is the
largest state by area, forming almost 20% of the total land area of Germany. Bavaria is
Germany’s second most populous state (after North Rhine-Westphalia), with 12.5 million
inhabitants, more than any of the three sovereign nations on its borders. Bavaria’s
capital and largest city is Munich, the third largest city in Germany. One of the oldest
states of Europe, it was established as a duchy in the mid first millennium. In the 17th
century, the Duke of Bavaria became a Prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire of the
German Nation. The Kingdom of Bavaria existed from 1806 to 1918, and Bavaria has since
been a free state (republic). Modern Bavaria also includes parts of the historical regions
of Franconia, Upper Palatinate and Swabia.

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THIS OFFER INCLUDES ONE RECORD POCKET WATCH WITH
THE HIGHEST GRADE MOVEMENT OF IT’S ERA AND THAT OF TODAY’S ERA AND

AN AWESOME OUTER HINGED PROTECTIVE CASE WITH
SWIVEL BALE/BAIL

AND

WIDE 16 INCH METAL CHAIN

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THE THICK CELLULOID CRYSTAL IS ORIGINAL TO THE
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BEFORE CLEANING & RE-ILLUMINATION

THIS AWESOME ORIGINAL CONDITION RECORD WATCH Co
GENEVE DIAL IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

WITH

OUTLINED RAISED RADIUM NUMBERS

AND

BLACK OUTER MARKED IN BLUE MINUTES CHAPTER

**LIGHTLY OVER RE-ILLUMINATED WITH AF-LUMINOVA
HIGH-PERFORMANCE PHOSPHORESCENT PIGMENT

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[SORRY FOR BLURRY PICTURE]

WHITE AF LUMINOVA MIXED WITH OLD SCRAPPED RADIUM
CREATED A SAME COLOR LUMINOVA THAT ROCK LIGHTLY APPLIED TO THE SURFACE OF THE OLD EXISTING
RADIUM

**LIGHTLY OVER RE-ILLUMINATED WITH AF-LUMINOVA
HIGH-PERFORMANCE PHOSPHORESCENT PIGMENT

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ROCK DID NOT REFINISH THE OUTER CASE DUE TO VALUE
AS IT IS IN ORIGINAL CONDITION EXCEPTING CRYSTAL POLISHING AND LIGHT CASE POLISHING

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NOTE THE SPRING ARMS AND THAT THIS SIZE POCKET
WATCH FITS PERFECTLY

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IT LOOKS TO BE SIGNED B R A V E

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OVER ALL CONDITION IS VERY GOOD WE CAN SEE THAT
THIS PROTECTOR WAS ACTUALLY UTILIZED IN THE FIELD

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THE AREAS THAT HAD RUST WERE PERMANENTLY
NEUTRALIZED THEN POLISHED

WE FEEL IT ADDS A RATHER UNUSUAL STUNNING LOOK NO
REFINISHING

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THE ORIGINAL SWIVEL BAIL/BALE IS ABSOLUTE;Y
UNUSUAL ON THIS PROTECTOR

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AFTER 22 OF THESE THIS IS THE FIRST WITH SWIVEL & GERMAN
PRESSED PROTECTOR CASE BACK

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WE READ WHERE SOMEONE SAW ONE OF 22 OF THESE OUTER
CASES OF VARIOUS DESIGNS [ THOUGH THIS IS FIRST ONE EVER WITH A GERMAN CELEBRATION
STAMPING OR GRAVING ]

WE HAVE PLACED ONLINE AND STATED:

“THEY HAVE MATERIAL INSIDE, A SURE WAY OF
ATTRACTING MOISTURE AND A GOOD WAY FOR MINUTE FIBERS GETTING INTO WATCH”

KAPUTS TO THEM! CRAZY! MEN PLACED FABRIC TO
PROTECT THE FINISH OF THEIR WATCHES ESPECIALLY FROM SLIGHT FRICTION OF WATCH CASE AGAINST
METAL OF CASE PROTECTOR ALSO TO CUSHION FROM MINOR BUMPS AND BANGS.

PLACING THE WATCH IN YOUR POCKET OR HAVING IT ON A
CHAIN DANGLING WOULD PRODUCE DAMAGE. ALSO, THE HEAVY CELLULOID CRYSTAL OF THE OUTER CASE
PROTECTED THE FRAGILE GLASS CRYSTALS ON MOST POCKET WATCHES!

THE CASE WAS DESIGNED TO PROTECT THE WATCH THAT ALREADY HAD AN
OUTER HINGED COVER AND USUALLY A SUPER TIGHT INTERIOR HINGED COVER ESPECIALLY FOR CAVALRY AND TRENCH WARFARE

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MANY GERMANS WOULD USE THEIR OWN WATCHES MANY WERE
FROM THE 1920’S THROUGH 1930’S THE ORIGINAL FABRIC IS ATTACHED TO CASE WITH GLUE

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THIS IS NOT AN EMBLEM SOLDERED ON TO THE CAE BACK
IT IS HAND CHASED AND ENGRAVED INTO THE BACK OF THE OUTER PROTECTIVE CASE

THE RIBBON FLARED GERMAN CROSS WITH “In treue
fest” SIGNATURE IS BOTH ACTUALLY HAND STAMPED, CHASED AND GRAVED 1914 In treue fest [
In Loyalty Steadfast ]

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THIS ART WORK WAS HAND STAMPED FROM BEHIND/INSIDE
THEN GRAVED AND CHASED FROM THE OUTER SIDE

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THE ABOVE INFORMATION DELIVERS GREAT INFORMATION
AS TO ORIGINS OF THIS RECORD POCKET WATCH

EASTERN GERMAN FRONT HUNGARIAN WAR BOOTY

Hungarian KIR. = The shield was taken down from.
Tulajdona = Property

FULL INFO WITH PERIODS ON BABYLON TRANSLATION

“M. The shield was taken down from.
OWNED BY TU KINCSTAR”

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DOUBLE HINGED CASE BACKS

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CASE IS NICKEL CHROME SIGNED

RECORD WATCH CO GENEVE 1132183

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CHASED ENGRAVED

MONTRE DE PRECISION LEVEES VISIBLES DOUBLE PLATEAU
RECORD WATCH CO GENEVE QUALITE SUPERIEURE

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100917 17 JEWELS 4 ADJ

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NOTE THE ROSE GOLD WHEELS SWANS NECK FINE
REGULATOR THREE FINGER BRIDGE

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AFTER OVERHAUL & SERVICING

Features STEM WIND & SET SUB-SECONDS 4
ADJUSTMENT ROSE GOLD WHEELED SWAN’S NECK FINE REGULATOIR [Panerai IWC Glashütte A. Lange
& Söhne] 17 JEWELS MANUAL WIND

Data f = 18000 A/h power reserve 34h

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CONDITION – EXCELLENT- WATCH WINDS SETS &
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WW1
STAHLHELM WIMPEL PENNANT FLAG

NOTE: THE ABOVE FLAG HAS A STITCHED POCKET RATHER THAN GROMMETS
AND IS TWO SIDED LIKE IT SHOULD BE. WE ATTACHED IT WITH THREE SEWING PINS. IT ALSO HAD A
TWISTED COTTON CORD THAT WENT THROUGH THE POCKET. OVER THE PAST 7 YEARS IT WAS LOST.

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NOTE: NEITHER OF THE ABOVE HAD RIBBONS. THE RIBBON
DISPLAYED WAS ADDED TO THE CROSS

The Iron Cross is a symbol typically in black with a
white or silver outline that originated after 1219 when the Kingdom of Jerusalem granted
the Teutonic Order the right to combine the Teutonic Black Cross placed above a silver
Cross of Jerusalem. Eventually, a military decoration called the Iron Cross became an
award of the Kingdom of Prussia, and then, later on, that of the German Empire and then
the Third Reich.

King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia was the first
to award the Iron Cross on the 10th of March in 1813 during the Napoleonic Wars.

Recommissioned during the Franco-Prussian War, the Iron Cross
would become a major a symbol of the German Army from 1871 to 1918. And would eventually
represent Military Honor and Bravery during World War II.

While a military award, the NA-ZI Government would
produce variations of the Iron Cross to be awarded to civilians for various endeavors
including that of a civilian performing endeavors for the State.

The Iron Cross would resume its place in the German military in
1956. In fact, it became the symbol of the Bundeswehr, the modern German armed forces. The
traditional design is black and is used on armored vehicles and aircraft. While a more
modern design in blue and silver is used as an emblem in other contexts.

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WWII GERMAN Totenkopf BELT BUCKLE

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Totenkopf

PLEASE READ BELOW AND IF YOU REQUIRE ADDITIONAL
INFO FEEL FREE TO WRITE OR CALL ME REMEMBER- WE MAY HAVE TO CALL YOU BACK IF WE CANNOT
PICK UP AT THE TIME YOU CALL

WE OFTEN INVEST GOOD MONEY FOR ITEMS WE INCLUDE IN OUR MWB OFFERS. THE MOST DIFFICULT ARE THE GERMAN WWI/WWII ITEMS DUE TO THE AMOUNT OF REPLICAS AND
OTHER KNOCK OFFS. FOR THIS AWESOME MWB, WE ARE OFFERING ITEMS TO COMPLEMENT OUR MAIN ITEM: THE RECORD POCKET WATCH AND OUTER CASE COVER. THE GERMAN Totenkopf BUCKLE OFFERED CAME FROM AN ESTATE SALE. WE HAVE HAD IT WELL OVER THREE YEARS. ALL MARKINGS AND METALS MATCH THAT OF THE ORIGINAL. THE BUCKLE WAS CLEANED IN OUR 1950 THREE JAR WATCH CLEANER. YES, I KNOW, SOME LIKE THEIR ANTIQUES ANTIQUE LOOKING. BUT WE WANTED TO SEE WHAT SHE LOOKED LIKE CLEANED. NOT WITH BRUSHES OR BUFFERS, BUT A SIMPLY GENTLY CLEANING.. THERE ARE AGED AREAS THAT LOOK SURELY OVER 60 YEARS OF AGE. ALL AREAS MATCH THOSE THAT WERE MANUFACTURED BY GERMANY. WE MADE AN INDENTION IN THE BACKING OF THIS BOX SO SHE WOULD SIT IN THIS INDENTION AND NOT REQUIRE ANY HOLD DOWN. WHEN OPENING THE FRONT TO REMOVE THE WATCH, THE
BUCKLE CAN ALSO BE LIFTED OUT. WE ARE ONLY CHARGING A MINIMAL FEE FOR THE BUCKLE, MEDALS AND FLAG. NO MOTE THAN WHAT WE PAID. BASICALLY WE FEEL ONLY A GOOD LOOKING GERMAN MWB™ WOULD SET THIS WATCH AND OUTER CASE OFF. WE EXPECT THE FAIREST PRICE FOR THIS RECORD WATCH WITH FRENCH MADE GERMAN PROTECTIVE COVER, THUS, WE ARE ONLY ASKING THE PRICE WE PAID FOR THE BUCKLE, FLAG, MEDALS AND THE GERMAN LETTER OPENER WITH BLADE, AND, OF COURSE, THE 35.00 FOR THE BOX ITSELF. A SO, THIS IS A GREAT DEAL. ROCK

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Totenkopf or Totenschädel (plural: Totenköpfe or
Totenschädel) is the German word for “skull of a dead man” and is used to
describe a military insigne featuring a skull suprapositioned upon crossed long bones;
when used in this context it is commonly known as the “death’s head” in English.
It is distinguished from the similar traditions of the skull and crossbones and the Jolly
Roger by the positioning of the bones directly behind the skull.

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Though the Skull and Cross Bones were the symbol
used by units considered “elite” -i.e. the S.S.- such as the SS Division who
wore the Skull on one collar lapel and the SS-runes on the other, the history & use of
Totenkopf is much longer.

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Use of the symbol as a military insignia began with
the cavalry of the Prussian army under Frederick the Great. Frederick formed
Husaren-Regiment Nr. 5 (von Ruesch), a Hussar regiment commanded by Colonel von Ruesch.
These Hussars adopted a black uniform with a Totenkopf emblazoned on the front of their
mirlitons and wore it on the field in the War of Austrian Succession and in the Seven
Years’ War.

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During the Napoleonic Wars, when Frederick William,
Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, was killed in battle, his troops changed the colour of
their uniforms to black, with a Totenkopf on their shakos in mourning their dead leader

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The “death’s head” continued to be used
throughout the Prussian and Brunswick Armed forces until 1918, and some of the
stormtroopers that led the last German offensives on the Western Front in 1918 used
Death’s Head badges

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The Totenkopf was used in Germany throughout the
inter-war period, most prominently by the Freikorps. In 1933, it was in use by the
regimental staff and the 1st, 5th, and 11th squadrons of the Reichswehr’s 5th Cavalry
Regiment as a continuation of a tradition from the Kaiserreich.

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Anton Ludwig August von Mackensen (6 December 1849
– 8 November 1945)

The Totenkopf was also used as the unit insignia of the Panzer
forces of the German Heer (Army) during the Third Reich era, and also by the Panzer units
of the Luftwaffe, including those of the elite Fallschirm-Panzerdivision HG.

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Flugzeug Junkers Ju 88 1940

Both the 3rd SS Panzer Division and the World War II era
Luftwaffe’s 54th Bomber Wing Kampfgeschwader 54 were given the unit name
“Totenkopf”, and used virtually the same graphic skull-crossbones insignia. The
British Army’s Queen’s Royal Lancers continue to use the skull and crossbones in their
emblem, inherited from its use by the 17th Lancers – a unit raised in 1759 following
General Wolfe’s death in Quebec, In 1792, a regiment of Hussards de la mort (Death
Hussars) was raised to defend the young French Republic from the Austrian attempt to
invade France OTHER FORCES THAT USED OR USE SIMILAR 1-South Korea’s 3rd Infantry Division
2-The primarily Prussian 41st Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry, Mustered in: June 6,
1861-Mustered out: December 9, 1865 wore a death’s head insignia 3- The Portuguese
Military Police, the lancers, of the Regimento de Lanceiros 2 use a skull-and-bones image,
similar to the totenkopf, in their emblem, 4-The Kingdom of Sweden’s Hussar Regiments 5-
The White Russian Kornilov regiment 6- the Estonian Kuperjanov’s Partisan Battalion 7-
During 1943-1945 the Italian Black Brigades and numerous other forces fighting for the
Italian Social Republic, 8- United States Marine Corps Reconnaissance Battalions 9- DFSW
PL (Direct Fire Support Weapons Platoon) of the 3rd Battalion RAR (Royal Australian
Regiment) 10- No. 100 Squadron RAF (Royal Air Force)

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TO ROUND OFF THIS AWESOME OFFER IS A NEAR ONE OF A
KIND GERMAN LETTER OPENER WITH BLADE AND A NEAT BRASS OVAL CELEBRATING BREMERHAVEN’S
Deutsche Schiffartsmuseum [German Ship Museum] AND ONE OF THE FIRST MODERN SS GERMAN SHIPS

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