Girard-Perregaux Military 48mm .935 Sterling Silver WWI
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Directory: Vintage Arts: Instruments and Implements: Time Pieces: Wristwatches: Pre 1980: item # 1171190
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The Watch Company
P.O. Box 3340
Santa Monica, Ca. 90408
**Girard-Perregaux English Super Jumbo Military 48mm .935 Sterling Silver WWI Vintage Circa: 1914. Rare original military pocket conversion to the wrist in 1914 (Not a recent pocket conversion). Created prior to mass wrist watch production. Original .935 fine Sterling Silver case serial No. 442,188. This original pocket watch conversion in 1914 measures 48mm diameter without the crown, and 11mm thick. Wire lugs originally installed to accommodate this watch on the outside of the flight or field jacket. Extremely unique military application. Clean, running. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME.
DIAL: Professionally restored black non-reflective military dial with the English Broad Arrow. Marked: “GIRARD-PERREGAUX”, and “SWISS MADE” hidden under the sub. Seconds circle. Florescent filled Arabic figures. And hands.
MOVEMENT: ¾ plate nickel, 15 jewels, signed: “Girard-Perregaux”. Original to this case, which is also marked with the “GP” Logo and number.
CASE: Single hinged back fancy rather thin (11mm thick) fancy and not personalized. Inside back marked: “Girard-Perregaux”, and “.935”, and the silver hallmark. Also: “443,188. Wore lugs installed by the factory to accommodate the wrist application for military purposes. Unique and very collectible.
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