English silver military pocket watch by R Kunzler with Box c1909

English silver military pocket watch by R Kunzler with Box c1909

Code: 4.284

£1,850.00 Approx $2341.77, €2158.69, ¥16972.48

This is an English First World War pocket watch made by R Kunzler, Birmingham.

The watch has English silver hallmarks for London 1909

Movement – the gilt ¾ plate movement has a lever escapement with a compensated balance. The movement is signed “R Kunzler, Birmingham” # 51889 and is also engraved with a broad arrow British government mark. The movement is in 95% mint condition –a super clean example

Case – the movement comes in a large and heavy English silver open face case, which has a hinged inner, back and a snap on bezel. The bezel is curved and is designed not to hold a glass.

The case is numbered 51889

 The case a smooth plain finish with an extra long pin set so that it protrudes from the case. The case is in 90% mint condition – some small marks on the back but again, overall a very good impressive English case

Dial – the white enamel dial has a full set of blue steel hands including a sweep centre seconds hand. The dial is signed “51889” and features the broad arrow mark also. The dial is in 100% mint condition. 

The watch comes in its original mahogany box which measures 120mm x 90mm x 80mm

The box has a hinged lid and a brass holder for the watch with a screw on bezel which has a thick bevelled mineral glass to protect the dial.

The watch measures 55mm wide x 14mm deep

The watch is stem wound / pin set