Rare South African military pocket watch by Lanco c1940

Rare South African military pocket watch by Lanco c1940

Code: 4.177

£350.00 Approx $424.24, €413.71, ¥2868.85
 

This is a Swiss pocket watch made by Lanco which was made for the South African military

Movement – nickel bridge movement has a lever escapement and is signed “Lanco, 15 Rubis, Swiss Made”. The movement is in 70% mint condition – a considerable amount of spotting on the winding wheels

Case – the movement comes in a white metal open face case, which has a screw off back and bezel. The case is engraved with a U and military arrow plus A108. The rest of the case has a smooth plain finish and is in 85% mint condition – some small spots and a small dent.

Dial – the white enamel dial has a old luminous numbers and hands. The dial is signed “Lanco, Swiss Made”. The dial is in 85% mint condition – a faint hairline on the 9 to the 4 via the sub seconds and three small chips on the dial hidden by the bezel.

The watch measures 57mm wide x 14mm deep.

The watch is stem wound / stem set

The watch has a bevelled glass