Gents vintage Wakmann triple date chronograph watch
A brief history on Wakmann watches:
The Wakmann Watch Company was founded in New York in 1946. During this time the US had increased duties on watches imported from Switzerland. This was part of a plan to increase sales of American made watches and its watch industry. Because of this, Wakmann partnered up with Breitling, and to get around tax laws, would receive from Switzerland a batch of nearly . These would then undergo final assembly before being sold under the Wakmann name. Wakmann also supplied watches and other timekeeping devices for the US military and continued to make a name as a producer of highly reliable chronograph watches.
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