Selections & Collections, Cardiff

Sat 05 December 2020, 15:00 PM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

Lot 420

TIMOR WWII MILITARY ISSUE DIRTY DOZEN WRISTWATCH the black dial having luminous Arabic numerals and subsidiary seconds dial, manual wind, marked to reverse `TIMOR Broad Arrow Mark W W W K 10335 40235`. Engraved in the same way in inner back cover, the movement marked `TIMOR CAL 6060 SWISS MADE 15 JEWELS 4 FOUR ADJUSTMENTS`¦Provenance: Carmarthenshire deceased estate¦Auctioneer`s Note: The `Dirty Dozen` consisted of twelve Military Issue wristwatches produced in the mid 1940`s to be rugged, accurate and reliable. The `W W W` engraved on the rear of the watch simply stands for `Watch, Wrist, Waterproof` with approximately 13,000 examples of the Timor edition produced.¦Condition Report: appears in good honest condition but not currently running. Some wear to hour markers but still glowing under UV light. Surface wear and minor scratches and some minor dents commensurate with age. Comes with modern leather strap

Guide price
£500 - £800

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