Lume specs and dial markings of British military watches - Seiko & Citizen Watch Forum Japanese Watch Reviews, Discussion & Trading
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-28-2019, 12:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
7s26b's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 4,214
Points: 35 (+)
Default Lume specs and dial markings of British military watches

I don't know if this has been posted before - I found it interesting
Attached Files
File Type: pdf JSP392_Lft_22_Luminised_1572276895018.pdf (100.5 KB, 30 views)
__________________
A baby sardine saw it's first submarine - it was scared and watched through a peephole. Oh come,come,come, said the sardine's mum - it's only a tinful of people. (S.Milligan)
7s26b is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-28-2019, 06:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
Special Member
 
bigbluekyle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: I am a Russian Troll :)
Posts: 2,013
Points: 85 (+)
Default

Thanks for the British MOD Watch Lume Specifications. I am currently working on a Seiko 7T27 Gen 2 Chronograph with P markings. Always a lot of interest in the difference between the T and P markings. I will be reading this with great interest... Thanks for sharing!
bigbluekyle is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-28-2019, 06:35 PM   #3 (permalink)
Special Member
 
bigbluekyle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: I am a Russian Troll :)
Posts: 2,013
Points: 85 (+)
Default

bigbluekyle is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
The Following Member Awarded A Point to bigbluekyle For This Useful Post:
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-31-2019, 11:32 PM   #4 (permalink)
Special Member
 
bigbluekyle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: I am a Russian Troll :)
Posts: 2,013
Points: 85 (+)
Default

I just finished the Seiko 7T27 Gen 2 Chronograph with P Dial Markings (Promethium). Issued to RAF Helicopter and Jet Fighter Military Pilots in 1997

Watch was bought as a Non-Runner so a Purple Dial 7T27 was sourced as a Donor (perhaps the Ugliest 7T I have ever seen so No Worries about the untimely death of this one). During the movement swap the black 4 o'clock date wheel was switched into the Donor Movement. 7T27 Movement is running well with all functions and subdial registers working perfectly. I understand that there are some unique functions to the 7T27 and I am still trying to learn how to work the watch.


New Crystal was installed and watch was finished with a New Phoenix Ministry of Defense Issued Admiralty Grey NATO Strap. 1990's Seiko grey Cockpit Style plastic box was also added.


Easy to Read Military Dial, Seiko Quartz Accuracy, and RAF History.








Last edited by bigbluekyle; 11-01-2019 at 07:33 PM.
bigbluekyle is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
The Following Member Awarded A Point to bigbluekyle For This Useful Post:
Old 11-01-2019, 02:11 PM   #5 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
7s26b's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 4,214
Points: 35 (+)
Default

Lovely MOD 7T I'm jealous!
__________________
A baby sardine saw it's first submarine - it was scared and watched through a peephole. Oh come,come,come, said the sardine's mum - it's only a tinful of people. (S.Milligan)
7s26b is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-01-2019, 02:40 PM   #6 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 514
Points: 28 (+)
Default

One of my all time favourites, but I can't justify the price of them (to Mrs Q) for a 30 - 40 year old seiko
Mark Q is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-01-2019, 07:43 PM   #7 (permalink)
Special Member
 
bigbluekyle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: I am a Russian Troll :)
Posts: 2,013
Points: 85 (+)
Default

Thanks Guys. This was a fun and easy project and seeing it run again was very satisfying! Happy to see the 7T27 back in service and ready for another 20 years on the wrist

You might notice in this video the MOD 7T27 (not my watch or video) does not have the 24 hour subdial properly synchronized with the time (perhaps the 24 hour subdial register is not working on this example?)


Last edited by bigbluekyle; 11-01-2019 at 07:51 PM.
bigbluekyle is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-02-2019, 06:41 PM   #8 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
850champion's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Metro manila
Posts: 2,077
Points: 63 (+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by bigbluekyle View Post
What is the watch to the left of the chronograph? It looks like a 1940s watch .
__________________
"I like what a father said to his son when he gave him a watch that had been handed down through generations. He said "I give you the mausoleum of all hope and desire, which will fit your individual needs no better than it did mine or my father's before me, I give it to you not that you may remember time, but that you may forget it for a moment now and then and not spend all of your breath trying to conquer it." - Dale from The Walking Dead
850champion is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-02-2019, 07:15 PM   #9 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
7s26b's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 4,214
Points: 35 (+)
Default

Japanese military Seiko??
__________________
A baby sardine saw it's first submarine - it was scared and watched through a peephole. Oh come,come,come, said the sardine's mum - it's only a tinful of people. (S.Milligan)
7s26b is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-02-2019, 08:14 PM   #10 (permalink)
Special Member
 
bigbluekyle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: I am a Russian Troll :)
Posts: 2,013
Points: 85 (+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by 850champion View Post
What is the watch to the left of the chronograph? It looks like a 1940s watch .
Quote:
Originally Posted by 7s26b View Post
Japanese military Seiko??
You are both correct I'm working on a broken winding gear but it should be ready to launch soon


Last edited by bigbluekyle; 11-02-2019 at 08:52 PM.
bigbluekyle is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-03-2019, 07:02 AM   #11 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
850champion's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Metro manila
Posts: 2,077
Points: 63 (+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by bigbluekyle View Post
You are both correct I'm working on a broken winding gear but it should be ready to launch soon

Hot damn! That is something to look forward to . You found that in Thailand ?
__________________
"I like what a father said to his son when he gave him a watch that had been handed down through generations. He said "I give you the mausoleum of all hope and desire, which will fit your individual needs no better than it did mine or my father's before me, I give it to you not that you may remember time, but that you may forget it for a moment now and then and not spend all of your breath trying to conquer it." - Dale from The Walking Dead
850champion is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-03-2019, 10:48 AM   #12 (permalink)
Special Member
 
bigbluekyle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: I am a Russian Troll :)
Posts: 2,013
Points: 85 (+)
Default

Seiko 7T27 Swedish Military Issued with L (lumbrite) Dial Markings

bigbluekyle is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-04-2019, 05:27 AM   #13 (permalink)
Special Member
 
bigbluekyle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: I am a Russian Troll :)
Posts: 2,013
Points: 85 (+)
Default

Seiko 7T27 Gen 2 Royal Navy Submariner's Watch (No Lume)

The 7T27 works well as a Submariner's Watch as it has a 24 Hour Subdial Register that was not on the earlier 7A28 Gen 1 Military Chronographs. The 24 Hour Subdial is Very Useful when there is no natural daylight on a Submarine and day and night can become confusing.


Last edited by bigbluekyle; 11-08-2019 at 08:13 PM.
bigbluekyle is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-05-2019, 09:49 AM   #14 (permalink)
Special Member
 
bigbluekyle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: I am a Russian Troll :)
Posts: 2,013
Points: 85 (+)
Default

Failure to Launch. The Seikosha Sakura experienced numerous mechanical difficulties and had to be removed from the Flight Deck. Please Standby!



bigbluekyle is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-07-2019, 09:08 PM   #15 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
otherjohnuk2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2017
Posts: 1,112
Points: 9 (+)
Default

Love your 7T27 but the box is the icing on the cake for me.


OtherJohn
otherjohnuk2 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Seiko & Citizen Watch Forum Japanese Watch Reviews, Discussion & Trading forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:43 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.