AN-5740 Navigator’s Watch


Made by the Hamilton Watch Co., this navigator’s watch was used during WWII and post war. The watch is mounted in a wooden, felt-lined case with instructions on the case top. Watches like this one could also be used by mounting it to a periscopic sextant.

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Filed In:
Era: World War II, Cold War
Location: On Display
Accession #:
1993-3242-0009-0002, 0003
Museum Location:
Behind Closed Doors exhibit

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Every artifact in the Air Mobility Command Museum, including this one, is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. We are not able to loan or sell artifacts in the museum's collection.

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