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Also the crown on mine is different than those As. Feb 24, 7. No, create an account now. Over the past 36 years of business we have always taken pride that we strive for our clients and customers satisfaction. Dave Haynes Registered User. I had exacly the same problems with my Benrus face as Doug C. This place has many, many parts too, but you’ll have to research what you need exactly:

What makes that an issued watch? Hope you get it fixed up! You could have an Ebauche Bettlach movement. The Easy read dial features a Military flat black background with bold and smaller Military hour markers in White Enamel. What really puts me off the Benrus is the pseudomarketing. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

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September 15th, September 7th, Share This Page Tweet. Is there cojmemorative place I can order replacement parts from? Correct me forumites if I am wrong, but this is what I have figured out as best I can tell. According to their add it has a Swiss movement, but doesn’t specify which one. October 6th, The crystal and hands are pretty generic and were used on many different watches. The “hack” feature stops or “freezes” the movement when the crown is pulled, allowing servicemen to synchronize their watches to the commekorative time during combat situations.


This outstanding watch by Benrus is a high quality re-issue of the Military battle-proven wristwatch issued to airmen, soldiers and sailors during WWII, Commrmorative and Vietnam. Of the two the A would be closer to the Benrus commemorative.

I was searching for “benrus bezel” instead of crystal Share This Page Tweet. Message Board only login: This watch did not have hacking seconds; meaning you could not set it to the second like you could with some other military watches.

And was the replacement a common item that the repair shop kept on hand or did it have to be ordered? You must log in or sign up to post here.

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What makes that an issued watch?

Do you already have an account? Anyway there are some crystals available through ebay but I need to figure out which one I need model number. Please note we close for our lunch hour at noon daily.

There are several variations of the A I think it took a bit of time for the guy to find the right glass – cmmemorative was a bit of a labour of love. The time now is Also the crown on mine is different than those As. Discussion in ‘ Wrist Watches ‘ started by outatimeSep 20, Jan 21, 5. These watches conform to rigorous US Military specs and features a stainless steel water resistant case, Swiss mechanical movement with 17 jewel mechanism, that features the Military “hack” wqtch.


Really though, looking at the link Unitone posted I would say the Benrus commemoratives are a close copy of Vietnam era watches.

The one I have is stainless in color as opposed to the common OD vietnam ones, though there may have been both for all I know, However – it wstch is advertised as a “Benrus WWII commemorative watch” and was reissued to coincide with the 50th anniversary of D-day.

Benrus WW2 Commemorative

Ofrei has what you need Those are neat watches and worth restoring, imo, though it may be cheaper to buy another one from ebay or from various watch fora. Not that I’m bothered by it, But it makes me wonder about movement quality and noise. Previous Thread Next Thread.