Apologies for cross posting. I posted this on the Military and Pilot watch forum too, but am posting here because of its vintage qualifications.
I picked up this watch from an estate sale yesterday for $40. The crown sets time, but it does not wind. Other that and a bit dirty, it appears to be in good shape. The band is generic and nothing special. I've asked my watchmaker to take a look at the movement and give me a quote to fix.
This is similar to my father's Vietnam era military watch, though it feels sturdier and heavier and just looks more high end.
Based on my brief research, this is a 17 jewel hand winding movement and the watch probably dates from late 1950s to mid 1960s. Does that sound right?
What are some recommendations for a band? What would the original band have looked like?