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Silver U.S. WWI Trench Chronograph

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
374
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Silver U.S. WWI Trench Chronograph, Berna Watch Company, Switzerland, c. 1915, the enamel Arabic numeral dial with subsidiary seconds at 9 and thirty minute chronograph at 3, pierced hour and minute hands, center-mounted sweep split second hand, single button for winding, setting and chronograph operation, 17-jewel nickel Swiss movement, in a sterling silver case with wire lugs, army green fabric strap with metal clasp with US cut out, dia. 33 mm.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Watch winds, sets and chronograph operates and is currently running. Considerable wear to the fabric strap at one lug.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Berna Watch Company, metal clasp, United States