Longines. A stainless steel manual wind military issue wristwatch Weems, Case No.20828/1660, Movement No.5941213, Issued 1940
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Longines. A stainless steel manual wind military issue wristwatch Weems, Case No.20828/1660, Movement No.5941213, Issued 1940
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,564) inc. premium

Lot Details
Longines. A stainless steel manual wind military issue wristwatch
Weems, Case No.20828/1660, Movement No.5941213, Issued 1940
Jewelled manual wind Swiss lever movement, silvered dial with printed black Arabic numerals and outer minute divisions, blued steel shaped spade hands, centre seconds, polished round case with snap on back, case back engraved with 'A.M, Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Ltd. Mk.VIIA, 6B/159, 3260/40' engraved beneath a coronet, rotating calibrated bezel and Weems screw button at 4, later fitted green NATO style strap, dial and movement signed
32mm.

Footnotes

  • The Weems system allowed the wearer to set the exact time via the seconds hand. The wearer turns the bezel, synchronizing against an external time signal, then secures the bezel with the screw button.
    The Mk VIIA code 6B/159 were issued to pilots and navigators.
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