Historically Important Aviator's Auto 24 Hr Watch 509th Composite (A-Bomb) Group
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Historically Important Aviator's Auto 24 Hr Watch 509th Composite (A-Bomb) Group

Code: afpg30509cg


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

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ARTIFACT: This is a historically important aviator's automatic 24 hour watch from an unknown member of the United States Army Air Forces 509th Composite Group, Atomic Bomb Group. The 509th carried out the Hiroshima bombing. The watch was made by Seeland, a Swiss company, and has nicely engraved tropical scenes on each side of the cuff. The cuff reads 509TH COMPOSITE GROUP 29TH MAY 1945 on one side and TINIAN MARIANAS on the other.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 1-5/16" in height (across the face) and 2-5/8" in width (across widest part of watch) and 2-5/16" in depth (from face to cuff opening).

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Glass, plated brass, stainless steel.

ATTACHMENT: Bracelet cuff-style watch.

MARKINGS: SEELAND INCABLOC WATERPROOF AUTOMATIC SWISS.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. RON-VBFEX9/99 LABJJJX9/11 SAJJJJX07/20

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The watch shows some slight abrasions and minimal tarnish.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.