23 Jewel Waltham Vanguard Military pocket watch c1940

23 Jewel Waltham Vanguard Military pocket watch c1940

Code: 4.188

£750.00 Approx $972.76, €897.13
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This is an American Waltham pocket watch made for and used by the Air Ministry as a chronometer

Movement – the high grade nickel bridge movement has a lever escapement with a micrometer regulator and gold train wheels. The movement is signed “Vanguard, Waltham Mass, 23 Jewels, Adjusted 6 positions” # 30560575. The movement is in 90% mint condition – some scratches

Case – the movement comes in a white metal open face case, which has a screw off back and bezel. The inside of the case is signed “Dennison Watch Case Co, Made in England”. The back of the case is engraved “A.M. Chronometer, 6B / 60, G & S Co Ltd, 330/40”

The case has a smooth plain finish and is in 90% mint condition – fading to the military markings.

Dial – the white enamel dial has a full set of blue steel hands and is signed “Waltham, USA, 23 Jewels”. The dial is in 100% mint condition

The watch has a mineral glass

The watch measures 50mm wide x 14mm deep

The watch is stem wound / lever set