Mint Longines Military pocket watch c1940

Mint Longines Military pocket watch c1940

Code: 4.23

£1,450.00 Approx $1807.98, €1707.89, ¥12083.33
 

This is a Longines pocket watch made for the British military circa 1940. It is unusual to find a military pocket watch in such good condition

Movement – the gilt 3 finger bridge movement has a lever escapement and a wheel positioned on the top plate for the sweep centre seconds hand. The movement is engraved with a military issue broad arrow and signed “Longines, 16 Jewels, Swiss Made” # 5927197. The movement is in 95% mint condition

Case – the movement comes in a staybrite white metal open face case, which has a screw off back and bezel. The case has turned edges with a smooth plain finish on the back and sides. The case is in 95% mint condition – a fine build up of light surface scratches on the back but still in superb condition

Dial – the white enamel dial has a full set of blue steel hands. The dial is signed “Longines, 7197” and also a military broad arrow. The dial is in 100% mint condition.

The watch has a bevelled mineral glass

The watch is stem wound / stem set

The watch measures 52mm wide x 13mm deep