Dating westclox watches
SO RATHER THAN OFFER RADIUM PX/R&R WATCHES YOU WILL FIND THAT WESTCLOX AFTER 1967 USED TRITIUMTHE FIRST US SPECIAL FORCES "ADVISORS" IN VIETNAM WERE SENT FROM BASES IN THE US AND OKINAWA.THEIR JOB WAS TO ADVISE THE FRENCH AND THEN THOSE WHO WOULD SOON BECOME THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE.FOR AS TIME WENT BY THE FRENCH WOULD LOSE IT ALL ON A HISTORICALLY DISASTROUS GAMBLE...SOON, THE ROLE OF AMERICA AND HER SPECIAL FORCES WAS TURNED UPSIDE DOWN. The guarantee on back of the box tells where to send the watch for service. 61301, has zip code, which I believe started in the late 1960's to the early 80's. According to the book "Westclox: An Identification and Price Guide" by Gary Biolchini pages 134 to 135 this watch is considered to be in the collector watch category and commands higher prices at auction.IT IS UNKNOWN HOW MANY ADVISORS WERE CAPTURED, TORTURED AND MURDERED. IN FACT, FROM 1959-1965, THE 1ST SPECIAL FORCES GROUP TRAINED VIETNAMESE SOLDIERS AT THE COMMANDO TRAINING CENTER IN NHA TRANG.
How this occurred was when both China and Russia recognized Ho Chi Minh's Democratic Republic of Vietnam and the Viet Minh Nationalists defeated the French in 1954, the US with UN Support, assisted in the establishment of a government in South Vietnam. Chester Ovnand, were killed by Viet Minh guerrillas at Bien Hoa, South Vietnam.
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RATHER THAN ADVISING, OUR SPECIAL OPERATION FORCES BECAME RECRUITERS AND HANDS ON LEADERS WHOM TRAINED THEIR "STUDENTS" THROUGH ACTUAL OPERATIONS.
THESE TEAMS BECAME THE HEADS OF VARIOUS VIETNAMESE COUNTER-GUERRILLA TEAMS OR UNITS.
DATING BECOMES A GROUP OF ITEMS, HAND STYLE, DIAL, CASE, MOVEMENT MANUFACTURER. ONE OF THE CLEAR SIGNS OF AGE IS THE ILLUMINATION RADIUM WAS UTILIZED ON THE MILITARY VERSIONS FROM 1959 TO 19 67.