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WNS-ATQ-1010 - Worchester - WW1 Trench Watch with Shrapnel Guard - Dial Close Up View

Case: The three part octagon shaped nickel case measures 34 mm across and 44 mm across (lug to lug.) It is 8 mm thick. The stem and crown is extended 3 mm from the case, and it is located at the 3 o'clock position. The inside of the back cover is marked Beguelin & Co., Swiss.

Dial: Octagon metal dial has a white color background and features radium coated Arabic numerals with the 12 being a red color. It has an antique-style single sunk 60 seconds sub-dial with a black hand and a 60 seconds scale around its outer edge and it is located at the 6 o'clock position. There is a 60 minutes scale at the outer edge of the dial. The antique-style hour and minutes hands are radium coated . The crystal is curved on the surface and straight at the sides and is raised 2 mm above the case. A shrapnel guard fits around the case to protect the crystal and dial. It is marked Worchester below the 12 o'clock position.

Movement: 15 Jewel Mechanical Wind with ornate engravings and marked Worchester, Beguelin & Co., 15 Jewels, 2 Adjustments, and Swiss

Strap: Brand new all leather military strap for wire lug trench watches. It has a nickel tone buckle.

Comments: Very nice example of a WW1 Military Trench Wristwatch with a quality movement and fitted with a Shrapnel Guard.

Item ID: WNS-ATQ-1010

Worchester - WW1 Trench Wristwatch with Shrapnel Guard - 15 Jewels 2 Adjustments Movement - (circa 1915)  



WNS-ATQ-1010 - Worchester - WW1 Trench Watch with Shrapnel Guard - Full Front View

WNS-ATQ-1010 - Worchester - WW1 Trench Watch with Shrapnel Guard - Left Front View

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WNS-ATQ-1010 - Worchester - WW1 Trench Watch with Shrapnel Guard - Full Military Strap View