Lot 766 (Watches, 3rd July 2018)
Sold for £200
In working condition at the present time; ticking.
In well worn condition.
Case scratched and nicked.
One large scratch to the left hand side of the case.
Acrylic slightly scratched.
Paint has flaked from the hour markers.
Dial signature is rubbed almost completely.
Paint missing from the central section of the hands.
All hands intact.
Generic crown intact; hand changing.
Tarnished between lugs.
Lugs slightly bent.
Unable to remove caseback.
GENTLEMAN'S EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY SILVER MANUAL WIND TRENCH WATCH unsigned 17 jewel movement numbered 40734, the round white enamel dial with Arabic numerals in gold, sunken subsidiary seconds at 6, railroad outer seconds track in black, squelette hands, 35mm case with full Birmingham hallmarks for 1914-15, lacking strap, 40.2g
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