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Vacheron & Constantin. A Rare Silver Military Deck Watch C1941

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Stock Ref 13062410
Brand Vacheron Constantin
Case Material Silver
Price 5,750.00 £
Condition Vintage
Year 1941
Movement Manual Wind Lever
Box Yes
Papers Yes
Extract Yes
Size 58mm
Gender Men's
Finance 6 Months Interest Free Credit Available

Vacheron & Constantin. A Rare and Historical Silver Keyless Lever Military Deck Watch C1941

Dial: The original perfect white enamel dial with Arabic numerals outer minute track signed Chronometre Royal Vacheron & Constantin Geneve and numbered with subsidiary seconds dial at six o'clock. The original blued steel spade hands with original sub seconds hand.

Case: The Silver consular case with engraved Military markings on the back cover H.S./I\ 2. The inner cover is plain. The cases are all signed, numbered and Swiss Hallmarked.

Movement: The superb quality gilt metal movement fully signed and numbered with compensation balance, micrometer regulation, blued overcoil hairspring and fully jewelled throughout.

This rare and historical Military commissioned Deck Watch was manufactured in 1941. It was sold by Golay to the Ministry of Defence in February 1942. In June 1942 it went into service with HMS Upright (The only time the British navy called one of its ships Upright) HMS Upright was in fact a submarine which operated in the Mediterranean Sea and had many successful sinkings of Italian ships. The watch comes with Extract of Archives, The log from the records at Greenwhich showing the ships the watch served on. This watch would make an excellent addition to any Military collection.

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