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I have this Zenith pocket which I hope would attribute to the war.

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I think those are the German military markings on the case and the watch looks like a 1940s model. I'm sure Hartmut will be able to give you more details.
 

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Hi -

Ray is correct: the D ... H points to a post-1932 German military watch. The D...H stands for "Deutsches Heer" or German Army, and even though it was later called the Wehrmacht, this usage remained. Post-1945 that changed.

Lovely movement!

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I have this Zenith pocket which I hope would attribute to the war.

Any knowledge out there? I posted this on TZ but forgot about Harmut
My sinister reputation seems to be spreading.....!!

Lovely watch! I can add little to what my knowledgeable pre-posters have said. Mainly the serial number, pointing to the late thirties or early forties (i.e. German army, pre-1945, as already stated) and the movement: something out of the Cal. 18-28 series. Since it is a lepine movement, it should be 18-28-1 or 18-28-3. It might also be a 19-28 - the first two figures denote the movement size (18''' or 19'''). Compare:

http://monsite.wanadoo.fr/zenhitsite/page7.html

...and scroll down for the right movement.

Hartmut Richter
 
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