STOCKER AND YALE WATCH SANDY 184
You may also like. It looks like something Swatch would design if it had to convert its factories to war production. My friend was issued a TUDOR divers when we where in the military and he recently gave me that one, its really good looking. The bezel is made from matted aluminum and immediately focuses your eyes on the dial when looking at the watch. If anyone knows more about this model, please do post or PM. There are small inward-facing arrows next to each hour marker that are dotted with a bit of tritium paint, as are the minute and hour hands. Another Stocker and Yale just in. Why they felt the dial had to be copied exactly, when they had been taking liberties with the case shape since is still a mystery
In , during a routine control in an army depot in Pennsylvania, a geigerteller showed elevated levels of radiation. At this point I’m curious enough to buy the watch just to see the movement. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. You are such a gifted writer! Visibility at night was not a requirement anymore, since the technology of warfare has developed so fast that American troops could be located by the light emitted from their watch dials. Skip to main content. The rest of the dial has a lay-out one can expect from a military watch. Thanks for that link river rat.
The tritium vials are placed at a 5 minute interval in the outer ring of the dial. At least the box contents were genuine.
Can such a watch ever be interesting for a watch aficionado? Show More Show Less. The hands and markers, supposedly of the 3H variety, have hardly any glow.
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Apart from the marks all being incorrect, as Lysander says, the dial is not like a which has a raised chapter ring. Inside the box, it was unceremoniously held to a yellow cardboard insert by ajd elastic band. People who bought this also bought. My Sandy is still working.
Stocker & Yale U.S. Army-Issue Watch Model SANDY A [6/98] | TimeZone
The rest of the dial has a lay-out one can expect from a military watch. Thanks much for your post Ed The above link listed 1 jewel and on another post on this forum a member also stated 1 jewel so I assumed eandy info was correct. I thought my collection of SandY mil. Mechanical Hand-winding Necklace Watches.
My friend was issued a TUDOR divers when we where in the military and he recently gave me that one, its really good looking. Also on the back is a small silver metal disk measuring approximately 2mm across, located next to the winding crown.
Maybe an ISA You are such a gifted writer! See all 2 pre-owned listings. More like a A flat – but the font, although identical, is a little fatter.
Ratings and Reviews Write a review. Induring a routine control in an army depot in Pennsylvania, a geigerteller showed elevated levels of radiation.
The dial is black, with military-style numbers, including a hour scale. It looks like something Swatch would design if it had to convert its factories to war production. Mechanical Hand-winding Military Wristwatches.
Interesting to note the battery hatch positions, relative to the stem tube! I ordered the watch via the Internet from U. Army seemed to fit the bill. I realize that a review of a watch of this caliber is somewhat out of place amongst the high-grade timepieces traditionally discussed here on TimeZone. The 34mm matted black case is made from fiberglass composite, making it tough, light and small enough to hide under a cuff.
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Why they felt the dial had to be copied exactly, when they had been taking liberties with the case shape since is still a mystery Interestingly, the second hand has no illumination whatsoever. There is a funny reason why the SandYs went to the serif numbers. It was delivered promptly, and arrived in a dark green chipboard box with gold-foil lettering proclaiming: The illumination afforded by the tritium paint, while quite adequate, is far less bright than that obtained with the tritium vials, which are available as an option for a bit more money.
This item doesn’t belong on this page. The bezel is made from matted aluminum and immediately focuses your eyes on the dial when looking at the watch.
A real military watch!