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In-Depth: The History of the REAL Timex Military Watch: Plastic, Disposable, And A Product Of The 1980s

In-Depth The History of the REAL Timex Military Watch: Plastic, Disposable, And A Product Of The 1980s

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Vintage 1972 Timex Military Watch

I have always had a thing for old watches. There is something about the character of an old watch that just defines "Old School Cool" for me. I've just thought it was so much cooler to discover a beau

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HODINKEE: The History of the REAL Timex Military Watch: Plastic, Disposable, And A Product Of The 1980s---We had heard rumors of the Timex MIL-W-46374B, a plastic cased watch for a while. Timex produced these mil-spec watches for only two months in 1982. Since they were produced for such a short period of time, cased in plastic and had clear disposal instructions, the survival rate is excruciatingly low. We found one, bought it, researched it, and photographed it...

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