Elgin produced a Type A-8, 15 jewel, black dial stopwatch under military specification no. Waltham, the Federal Television Corp.
Manufactured Type A-8 stopwatches under military specification MIL-W-6510 specification published in August 1951 and superseded No. 94-27749A published in July 1945. Under MIL-W-6510, continuous running movements were required to have not less than 15 jewels and the non-continuous movements were required to have not less than 9 jewels.After winding, one press of the crown starts the second hand in motion. As the hand passes 10 seconds, the small hand on the inner dial advances one mark on the scale and counts minutes. One revolution of the inner hand is 5 minutes, another revolution is 10 minutes.
Another press of the crown stops the hands. Press again to reset to 0.. The item "Waltham WWII US Army Air Corp Stop Watch A-8 Navigation Watch Ground Speed" is in sale since Thursday, April 22, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Field Gear, Equipment". The seller is "ravolio" and is located in Los Angeles, California.This item can be shipped to United States.