WW2 Wrist Watch 1944


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Swiss made movement (15 jewel), case stamped with the make of Francois Borgel and Acier Inoxydable 695195. The face is marked Desert Watch, anti magnetic, shock resistant and waterproof. The face is twin dial with small dial at 6 ‘o’ clock for counting seconds. Fully mechanical movement, in good working order. The external back case is engraved – Ed H. Gillson 1944 Bangalore. The strap has seen little wear and may be of later manufacture. Although the watch is in sound working order I can not guarantee how waterproof and shock resistant it is, being seventy plus years old.




8-9 Dans Castle, Tow Law, County Durham, DL13 4AY