Abercrombie and Fitch Company Stainless Steel Shipmate Automatic circa 1940's. Medium size 29.5 x 34.5mm case with smooth bezel, acrylic crystal and drilled lugs. Evenly golden patina'd original Arabic numeral dial with sub seconds. Schild 1049 (Mido 1938) self winding movement. Has original crown and hands.
Hands may have been relumed long ago. Runs and keeps good vintage time within a minute a day. Sale includes quick release full stich water resistant leather band with full back stich and a silver tone buckle. Have used a few hours.
Acrylic crystal is clear and crack and scratch free. Balance visually has a nice strong flick back and forth and watch winds and sets very smooth. The winding hamer is tight and has smooth affirmative operation.
I would consider this watch good to wear. The item "Vintage 1940's Abercrombie & Fitch Shipmate Navy Military Automatic Bumper Watch" is in sale since Saturday, November 14, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Wristwatches". The seller is "timeofday1212" and is located in Columbia, South Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.