Lot 697    SESSION 2 (2.00PM TUESDAY 28TH JULY)    Miscellaneous

Estimate $300

GENT'S WWII BRASS MILITARY POCKET WATCH, Swiss made, case (52mm), top wind, remnants of black paint on case, impressed on reverse 'G.S./W.T. - J.W.H/V - Serial No. 5787 - D/|D', white pocelain dial with subsidiary seconds hand, luminous numerals and metal hands, 15 Jewel movement. Not working, overwound, otherwise fine condition.

The watch was originally made without a bow. It was made to be mounted in a plastic holder on the side of a military field wireless set. The all brass case was originally finished in black paint. G.S./W.T. means 'General Service/Wireless Telegraphy'. J.W.H./V stands for J.W.Hardie Co., a large and well known firm of jewelers. The 'V' means Victoria (Australia). The 'D/|D' mark is the Australian Defence Department marking, which was applied to nearly everything from boots to helmets. The 15 jewel Swiss movement was made by Montilier.

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