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Wrist Watch - Seiko, Japan, presented to Robert Lyndsay Abbott by Rex Aviation, 1979 Object Reg. No: ST 039558

Gents wrist watch, quartz movement, Seiko, Japan, 1979.

Presented to Robert Lyndsay Abbott by Rex Aviation upon his retirement in June 1979. Engraved on rear of case 'Bill Abbott Rex Aviation 21.6.79'.

Robert Lyndsay Abbott was general manager of Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation Pty. Ltd., Fishermen's Bend, Melbourne, from 1969 until 197?. He was previously managing director, British Motor Corporation Australia, and Engineering Department, General Motors-Holden. Rex Aviation, Bankstown, N.S.W. was a wholly owned subsidiary of Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation and the Australian distributor of Cessna aircraft.
See also Trade Literature.
List of Parts:
Trade Literature
Instruction Book
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Robert Abbott, 1992
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 2 cm (Height), 3.5 cm (Width), 12.8 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: electric watches, gents watches, wrist watches
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: japan
Inscriptions: Case markings 'Seiko 923159', 'Water Resist SGP Back St. Steel Japan-A A259-5000'. Dial markings include 'Alarm-Chronograph'. Engraved on rear of case 'Bill Abbott Rex Aviation 21.6.79'.
Manufacturer: Seiko, Japan, 1979
Presented By: Rex Aviation, Bankstown, New South Wales, Australia, 21 Jun 1979
Presented To: Mr Robert Abbott, Bonney Hills, New South Wales, Australia, 21 Jun 1979
References: WHO'S WHO 1977See Donor Questionaire

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