Very tough to find Benrus Military style vintage men's watch from the 1040's WWII period
This manual wind Benrus militarywatch is being given a fresh service March 2009. It's a very interesting example of a WWII Benrus. It's a solid watch with what appears to be a white gold filled case and stainless steel case; please note minor brassing on the reverse side of the luges. The caseback tells a lot about the rarity if this watch. You see Brevette numbers (european patents) that clearly has to do with the push out action of this watch. You case take the bezel off without impacting any of the components of the watch. It's sort of like popping out a capsule (shown in picture three). Although was did not find the patents, like already said, cool push out feature and it is very likely a new (then) waterproofing technology and ease of service. Or, this could be a solution for some sort of application that would benefit from ditching a wrist watch in favor of a small pocket watch. This watch has a personal engraving; many results come up referencing people with this name in WWII. Finally, this appears to be an original dial with very nice patina on the hands and developing on the dial.