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  1. tapaptpat Jul 29, 2016

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    Whilst your here @Northenman. Do you know of a Lemania case ref 816 819 or there abouts?

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  2. LarryG not KennyG, not OG, just LarryG Jul 29, 2016

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    This is mostly correct, it is a later series SAAF, but it should have military markings on back.Here's a good resource for all SAAF issued watches...
    http://rbasson.wix.com/saafwatches#!lemania-cal-1872
     
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  3. Northernman Lemaniac Jul 29, 2016

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  4. marturx Jul 29, 2016

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  5. tapaptpat Jul 29, 2016

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  6. Northernman Lemaniac Jul 29, 2016

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    Those watches are anyway from a time of turmoil in the industry.
    Lemania would not use ref numbers for other purposes than identifying a certain case design. They would not issue specific ref number for a given client.
    All in all I would not be surprised if a few watches have made it directly to the public.
     
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  7. tapaptpat Jul 29, 2016

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    Edited Jul 29, 2016
  8. Northernman Lemaniac Jul 29, 2016

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  9. marturx Jul 29, 2016

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    ::stirthepot::
     
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  10. Northernman Lemaniac Jul 29, 2016

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    I will step aside.......
     
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  11. tapaptpat Jul 29, 2016

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    I expect a fair fight, now chewing grudging, below the belt well if you have to. And protect you wrist at all times... Ding ding...

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  12. tapaptpat Jul 29, 2016

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  13. styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer Jul 29, 2016

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    Friday night special - after too much food and drink I can still say that bezel and caseback is not issued Swedish airforce material. Even if early with fumbly engraved individual number (which it does not have) it should have stamping of "M-number" and three crowns on caseback. Bezel is just plain wrong for Swedish "Viggen". Nice watch but no cigar... and advertising it as an issued watch is a scam. No matter how many pictures of Swedish pilots the seller has attached to it.
     
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  14. marturx Jul 29, 2016

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  15. milwatch126 Jul 29, 2016

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    Where is Sweden? Sweden where?
     
  16. Northernman Lemaniac Jul 29, 2016

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    It's a way too nice place to openly answer that question!!
     
  17. tapaptpat Jul 29, 2016

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    I'll try to answer best I can. It's known for really cool mil watches, good mountains and skiing, world class lakes, punctuality, engineering, world class knives. It's diplomacy and the country is neutral. The flag has a cross on it. Hosted world cup in icehockey. You probably heard of it. Any wiser?

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  18. Northernman Lemaniac Jul 31, 2016

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    From the Rolex forum listing:
    "As research shows no civilian models of the Lemania Cal. 1872 was commercially available to the civilian market. "
    Yeaaah right....:whipped:

    They obviously forgot to research Eberhards offerings.
    And several others I am quite sure.
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  19. tapaptpat Jul 31, 2016

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    [emoji85] [emoji85] [emoji85]
    Breitling
    Paul Picot
    And others

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