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Lot 768 (The Watches Auction, 5th November 2019)

A GENTLEMAN'S MILITARY STYLE FORSYTHE WATCH

Sold for £160


Condition report

In very worn condition overall
The dial with patina to the numerals, wear to the white numerals etc
Hands discoloured
Crystal very scratched
Case partly chrome, partly stainless steel, very worn, scratched
Winds and ticks at present
Hands can be set
Start/stop and flyback buttons both working at present

 

GENTLEMAN'S MILITARY STYLE FORSYTHE CHROME AND STAINLESS STEEL CASED MANUAL WIND CHRONOGRAPH WRIST WATCH,
possibly for the Canadian Air Force, the movement signed Canal Watch Corp, the round black dial with lume Arabic numerals, sunken subsidiary dials at 3 and 9, outer tracks in white, lume filled leaf style hands, 34mm case, with stainless steel caseback with GLORIA WATCH CO. GENEVE to the interior, on a brown strap, possibly original, lacking box and papers

The condition of watches offered at auction varies widely due to factors including age, possible restoration, repair and general wear and tear. Condition reports relate to watches’ condition at the time of inspection by McTear’s specialists, McTear’s cannot guarantee watches to function beyond that point. Watches are not tested in house for accuracy, duration or water tightness. Buyers should assume that all watches purchased will require regular servicing to be useable and reliable. If McTear’s have been unable to open a watch case safely then the completeness and functionality of the movement within cannot be commented on or guaranteed. McTear’s cannot offer any form of guarantee that movements and/or all component parts are original to any watch.