Watch in chrome plated case resembling cross section of a ship's hull. Thirty hour duration, single train, 15 jewel, keyless wound nickel movement with club tooth lever escapement. Compensation balance with flat spiral balance spring. Chrome plated winding crown. Movement stamped 'SWISS MADE', 'R&S', '15 JEWELS' and '3 ADJS'. Ratchet wheel stamped 'RANDS LEVER'. Dial silvered and lacquered with printed alternate Arabic numerals. Blued-steel diamond poker hands. Convex 'unbreakable' glass over dial. Snap-on chrome plated case back (chrome plating removed) engraved on outside 'H.B.L. FROM J.W.I. 1937'. Stamped inside case back 'NICKEL CHROME'. Scratched inside the back of the case are the following '9/757', 'P1054/2177', 'W128/791' and '139/46-3'. The watch comes complete with a black soft leather pouch.

Object Details

ID: JEW0260
Collection: Decorative art
Type: Watch
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Unknown
Places: Switzerland
Date made: circa 1937
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 33 x 43 x 9 mm
Parts: Watch

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