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Re: Fully restored all-Swiss watch with 24-hour dial [message #6369 is a reply to message #6367] Sat, 19 December 2015 16:42 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
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I remember you posting on this one some time ago. However, I do have an all stainless case for what I think is a VT Knox, case serial is 1068426. The diameter on the threads is 28.05. I think this watch is about 1943/44; it has a 411ss movement in it but fit a 421ss just as easily (there is a ring around the movement in addition to the normal spring retaining ring) and all stainless suggests prior to the 1944 loss of access to German made stainless.

The back on the one for sale is not stamped 'Pan American', even thought it has what I'd call a typical Pan Am dial. Considering the condition of the watch as I got it, I don't think there was any swapping going on in the past. Case serial is 882852 and the thread diameter is 28.40 mm on my calipers.

I don't recall as to how the diameters match up with the Pan Am verses the non-Pan Am.

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