Hello all, i am new to this forum and relatively new to repairing watches so please dont bite. Last season uniform experiment worked with military grade watch brand benrus on some disposable military watches from the us military. Benrus military watch repair repair service of a benrus milw50717 type ii class a wristwatch. Full hd video lessons streamed to your pcmac, phone or tablet join the watch re. Here is a great looking vintage 1940s benrus bh11 17 jewels military style mens stainless steel watch. Feroce hit one timely objective when he acquired the license and trademarks for benrus, an american watch brand best known for its military issue timepieces. If condensation appears under the glass, the resistance of your watch is defective. The watches are uniquely designed to be serviced by removing the bezel and then the crystal. Benrus milw46374 military wrist watch us army june 1969 vietnam wa. The roots of benrus go back to a watch repair shop founded in new york city in 1921 by a romanian immigrant named benjamin lazrus.
Service and repair of a vintage 1967 dtu2ap milw3818b wristwatch. Be on the lookout for incorrect or replacement handsets and dials, as refurbished versions. You have to check the resistance of your watch each year at the nearest authorized benrus service center and each time after nautic sports or when you have frequent contact with the water. Indepth the history of the real timex military watch. Find the cheap benrus military watch, find the best benrus military watch deals, sourcing the right benrus military watch supplier can be timeconsuming and difficult.
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From prized first possessions and gifts for loved ones, to serving our military, pilots in the sky and our divers under the sea, benrus reignites its storied history introducing new timepieces for the next generation. I bought this and loved it until my daughter played with it and smashed the glass. Benrus h6 military black pvd new 44mm water resistance. Shop forand learn aboutvintage benrus wristwatches. Throughout the 1960s70s, benrus was contracted again to make watches for military service in the vietnam war. Cheap benrus military watch, find benrus military watch. Total watch repair is the fastest, easiest and most convenient way to repair your benrus watch.
Show off your rugged side with a benrus military watch. The roots of benrus go back to a watch repair shop founded in new york city in 1921 by a romanian. Benrus watches all prices for benrus watches on chrono24. These watches with their black dials, easytoread numerals, and. The stainless steel case is in good condition just showing light scratch wear. The old benrus watch for sale can be purchased by giving us a call. The two small springs are not attached, and as such are easily lost. Our commitment to excellence has earned us a reputation as a leading benrus watch repair company. Vietnam era military watch, how to remove movement youtube. This watch conforms to the requirements of milw3818b that came out in 1964.
This benrus was issued to its owner when he entered u. I have always loved milwatches but their fragile nature and tricky repair costs led me to find the most faithful replica i could. Does this mean it is gold plated since the gold is supported by metal. Benrus military watch dated 1968 1969 vietnam milw.
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I am always available to give you a ballpark benrus watch repair estimate over the phone or via email, as well as shipping instructions, before you send your benrus. The majority of military watches on the blog so far were issued to british service personnel, but this time its an american benrus dtu2ap. Cost of ordering a generic replacement plus labor was about the same as him looking for the parts, so i just let him do the finding. Dod mwr digital library online resources for military. The watch looks very nice but is not running and will need repair before use. It carries a benrus stamped eta 28012 handwinding, hackable 28,800bph movement. From a simple battery replacement to a complete restoration, our swisstrained watchmakers perform a wide range of repairs with precision. Benrus watch march 1969 vietnam war military issue vintage not working repair. This collectible old benrus watch for sale is in excellent condition. Since the vietnam war, the us air force had issued military watches, made under ggw1 specification, to their pilots. Crew timex military watch never really jived with us. During the vietnam war, the us military contracted benrus to design and build new dive watches, specifically for covert operations.
Repair service of a benrus milw50717 type ii class a wristwatch. The watch traveled to over 30 countries during his 21 years of service. To activate a watch, both manual than automatic, you have to remount it manually before wearing. Benrus bnw25410w two are larger and contact the back to provide an electrical connection to the chime. It has a solid case back that denotes also for the opening of the watch through the crystal. The movement was disassembled, cleaned and lubricated. The watch repair shop was opened by a romanian immigrant. Military onesource provides free, online resources to service members and their families via the morale, welfare and recreation digital library. These military watches tend to have stainless steel designs and are constructed with helpful 3hand analog displays, so you can keep track of the time down to the exact second. I have repaired a couple of cheap watches before and both have worked out fine so decided to try my hand on benrus i have had for a couple of year and am quite fond of.
As you can see from the posted photo, i have already removed the acrylic crystal and the outer ring with the minute indices. Discover a large selection of benrus watches on chrono24 the worldwide marketplace for luxury watches. We examine some of worlds most famous military watches and delve into their. Benrus type i and type ii milw50717 military dive watches. Benrus wristwatch repair service and repair of a vintage 1967 dtu2ap milw3818b wristwatch. Next to it is an original milw46374 genuine military issued benrus from 1968. Benrus military watch help went to the watch shop and they have to look for the part, so ill get back to him within about a week. Benrus back in business with showroom opening in new yorks.
There are four springs in the benrus advance watch. Amongst the official government issued military watches, the benrus dtu2ap was the first. A brief guide to the iconic watches of the vietnam war 60clicks. Click pictures to enlarge one of several us watch companies to help the war effort, benrus produced wristwatches for wwii service personnel as well as timing devices for bombs and other weaponry. The other company that came out with watches that conforms to that specification is bulova. The case is plastic and does not have a removable back, but the plastic crystal is not glued on so it. Instructions for benrus advance nawcc message board.
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