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Veri-Thin Princeton [message #6181] Fri, 30 October 2015 16:15 Go to next message
Gary
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Model name : Veri-Thin Princeton
Type : Veri-Thin
Period/date : 1944
Gender : Male

Case Maker : Star Watch Case Co.
Case Material : 10k gold fill bezel, case back sterling on sterling
Case Serial : 1009817
Case Style no : 523

Caliber : 405
Movement Maker : Gruen
Movement Serial: 100046

Bracelet : Leather

Other info : Identified from ad on page 133 in Mike & Shari's 1940's book "A Decade of Watches from the Daily News" Interesting to see the "sterling on sterling" label on the case back. 1944...seeing that the Star Watch Case Co. was also using sterling in lieu of nickel for their casing during the war?

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Re: Veri-Thin Princeton [message #6183 is a reply to message #6181] Fri, 30 October 2015 20:15 Go to previous messageGo to next message
timeliz
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Very nice, Gary. Another first for me...seeing the *sterling on sterling* mark. Great find!




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Re: Veri-Thin Princeton [message #6184 is a reply to message #6183] Fri, 30 October 2015 21:57 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Thanks Liz! Added image of the back to show what gives away it's sterling signature.
Re: Veri-Thin Princeton [message #6186 is a reply to message #6184] Sat, 31 October 2015 03:42 Go to previous message
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Very nice. reminds me that I should post the VT Airman I have with the same construction.

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