SOLD: Royal Navy Elgin Deck Watch

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Superb condition Elgin Royal Navy WW2 Deck Watch (1941)

This watch is in virtually mint condition having been continuously protected during its life by the mahogany protective case

White dial with an outer 0-60 seconds chapter ring and Arabic hour markers. The dial bears the broad arrow mark for Government Property at the mid 12 ‘O’ Clock position and the makers name ‘Elgin’ at the mid 6 ‘O’ Clock position.

Hour, minute and seconds hands are all in blued steel.

 The rear case has the serial number 59061 and the HS 3 marking which defines the watch as a Hydrographic Stores (HS) Deck Watch (3).

 Heavy chrome plated Keystone base metal case with steel bezel and screw back.

Very high quality and beautiful 22 jewel nickel damascened movement serial number 41759061 adjusted to five positions. Movement is signed B.W. Raymond and is stem setting with hacking facility. Double-roller detached lever escapement with steel club-tooth escape. Compensation balance, Elinvar balance-spring.

 The watch is 52 mm diameter and 64mm to the top of the bow. Thickness is 15mm.

The  Mahogany Deck Box has the Hydrographic Department engraved traffolite tally along with a Chronometer Section paper Form 21 (undated).   The box has a grey leather lining to hold the watch and a leather base, overall in very good condition. There is a glass covered ‘window’ for viewing the time with the case in the closed position.

This is a great opportunity to purchase a very high quality WW2 deck watch which is in virtually as new condition.


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