Rare MK I Zenith pocket watch made for the Indian Military c1940

Rare MK I Zenith pocket watch made for the Indian Military c1940

Code: 4.203

£950.00 Approx $1202.53, €1108.52, ¥8715.6
 

This is a rare military pocket watch made by Zenith.

It was made for the Indian military – marked with the I and broad arrow mark on the back BUT it is also marked with a G.S. MK I which is the highest-grade Army issue watch and these are hard to find. 

Movement – the gilt 7 jewel ¾ plate movement has a lever escapement and is signed “Zenith, Swiss Made, 3281968”. The movement is in 95% mint condition

Case – the movement comes in a heavy white metal open face case, which has a screw off back and bezel. The case is signed “Zenith, 8266536” and the back of the case is marked I with the broad arrow for the Indian military designation and also G.S. MK I, 8266536. 

The case is in 95% mint condition – superb condition for a military case

Dial – the black enamel dial has old luminous numbers and hands. The dial signed “Zenith, 1940, Swiss Made” and also features a broad arrow. The dial is in 100% mint condition

The watch measures 58mm wide x 19mm deep

The watch is stem wound / stem set

The watch has a deep bevelled mineral glass