Lot 772 (Military Watches, 10th April 2018)
Sold for £95
Both in heavily worn condition.
Only one is in working condition at the present time.
Both cases are scratched. One more so than the other with the base metal showing through.
Both acrylics scratched.
Both dials heavily discoloured and marked.
One crown completely detaches. (Smaller example)
Second hand is missing from the smaller example.
Larger example is stiff to wind.
All hands discoloured.
GENTLEMAN'S MILITARY ISSUE CHROME CASED MANUAL WIND WRIST WATCH generic 15 jewel movement, the round white dial with Arabic numerals and luminous dot hour markers, subsidiary seconds at 6, railroad outer seconds track, 32mm case with broadarrow and A.T.P, 271418, Bravingtons to the caseback, lacking strap; along with a gentleman's military issue stainless steel manual wind wrist watch, the round white dial with Arabic numerals in black, luminous dot hour markers, sunken subsidiary seconds at 6, railroad outer seconds track, 32mm case with broadarrow and ATP, 108318 to the caseback, lacking strap (2)
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