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Lot 775 (The Watches Auction, 2nd July 2020)

A WWI SILVER MANUAL WIND TRENCH WATCH

Sold for £80


Condition report

In worn but good condition
One lug very bent
Numerals all patinated consistent with age
Loss of lume to several places on hands
Dial with some marks
Case with small scatches all over, a few nicks
Winds and ticks at present
Hands have not been set, crown does not click out from case

 

WWI SILVER MANUAL WIND TRENCH WATCH,
the round black dial with luminous Arabic hour markers, sunken subsidiary seconds at 6, lume outer seconds track, squelette hands with lume inserts, 32mm cushion shaped case, on a modern fabric strap, 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.