Rare TELEGRAPHIC WIRE dial pocket watch c1915

Rare TELEGRAPHIC WIRE dial pocket watch c1915

Code: WE9

£750.00 Approx $972.76, €831.49, ¥6521.74
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A scarce First World War Telegraph / Telegraphy morse code / Marconi Operator's pocket watch by T. R. Russell of Liverpool

The watch is overbanked and not ticking. 

Movement – the gilt bridge movement is Swiss. The lever movement is signed TR Russell, Liverpool, 18 Church St, Patented” and is in 80% mint condition – many marks

Case – the movement comes in a heavy white metal case, which has a hinged inner, back and snap on bezel. The case has a smooth plain finish and is in 80% mint condition – dull and with some scratches but can be easily polished

Dial – the white enamel dial has rare telegraph markings on the inner chapter ring. The dial is signed T R Russell and is in 85% mint condition – a hairline through the centre

The watch has a mineral glass

The watch measures 58mm wide x 20mm deep

The watch is stem wound / pin set