Sun, 16th Jan 2022 14:00

Master of Time: Watches & Timepieces

 
  Lot 824
 

A GENTLEMAN'S TIMOR MILITARY WRIST WATCH

Sold for £750


Condition report

MOVEMENT: Ticking at present.
WEAR: Well worn condition.
DIAL: Marked/faded consistent with age.
CRYSTAL/ACRYLIC: Scratched and scuffed with crazing visible.
HANDS & MARKERS: Intact.
CROWN: Intact.
BRACELET/STRAP: Generally worn.

 

GENTLEMAN'S TIMOR MILITARY WRIST WATCH,
the round black dial with Arabic hour markers and broad arrow, outer railroad and lume hour markers, subsidiary dial at 6, 36mm case with broad arrow, WWW, K 1755, 31655 to the reverse, on a later expanding bracelet, with receipt from United Technical Supplies dated 1961

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.