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Date/Report Number …...010112-75578  Item  LANCET 24 HR DIAL POCKET WATCH WITH FREE FRENCH TRENCH ART
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Description of item: VINTAGE LANCET 24 HR DIAL POCKET WATCH WITH FREE FRENCH TRENCH ART 1941 1943 DAMACUS AND CORSICA WITH 1938 15 JEWEL NIVREL MOVEMNET AND BROWN LEATHER STRAP WITH EARLY FRENCH INDOCHINA MEDAL FOB AND HINGED METAL & CELLULOID CRYSTAL

.Estimated Retail Replacement Value $729.00


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READY TO WEAR
FULLY RESTORED & OVERHAULED
EXCELLENT CONDITION
VINTAGE
1939

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LANCET
24 HR DIAL
POCKET WATCH

WITH

FREE FRENCH
TRENCH ART
1941 - 1943
DAMACUS AND CORSICA

WITH

1938 15 JEWEL
NIVREL MOVEMNET

AND

BROWN LEATHER STRAP
WITH
EARLY FRENCH INDOCHINA MEDAL FOB

AND

HINGED METAL & CELLULOID CRYSTAL

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1938-1939
LANCET

RELUMED ORIGINAL NUMERAL
RELUMED ORIGINAL HANDS

RED 24 HOUR NUMERALS

SUB-SECONDS REGISTER

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NEW PLASTIC CRYSTAL
ORIGINAL HANDS
&
ORIGINAL DIAL


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WATCH PROTECTOR

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FRENCH INDOCHINA MEDAL FOB


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LEATHER POCKET WATCH FOB

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TRIPLE CHROME PLATE CASE
WITH
DOUBLE HINGED BACK COVERS

 

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TIGER AND ANCHOR

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I HAD TO ADD THIS TO THIS WATCH
IT COMPLETES THE TIME PIECE


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AND THIS PROTECTOR
FIRST UTILIZED
IN THE GREAT WAR

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MILITARY ISSUE

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THIS ORIGINAL CRYSTAL IS NOT CRACKED
IT IS CELLULOID AND IT IS WORN BUT SERVICEABLE


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THE CASE BACK SHOWS
TRENCH ART THAT WAS
CARVED ON THE INTERIOR
OF THE BACK COVER

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THE YELLOW TINT IS THE AGING OF THE CELLULOID
I USED ALCOHOL TO CLEARIFY IT
DO NOT TRY THAT AT HOME
IT COULD MELT THE CRYSTAL

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THE OUTER COVER HAS

1941 DAMASCUS
1943 CORSICA
FFF
A CRUDE EXAMPLE OF
FREE FRENCH FORCES
Cross of Lorraine

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THERE ARE OTHER ITEMS THAT WE HAVE  NOT DECIPHERED

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THERE ARE TWO REAR COVERS
THE SMALL ONE PROVIDES
DUST AND WATER RESISTANCE

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BOTH CASE BACKS
HAVE NICE FINISH WORK

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1938 15 NIVREL JEWEL


NIVREL
In 1936, the Marvin company created the NIVREL brandname in the Swiss Jura. nivrel produced chronographs and military grade. After the war NIVEL continiued to produce watches with unconventional date displays until the 1970's, when the quartz put the brand out of business..

In 1993, German businessman and goldsmith Gerd Hofer, allready the distributor of Revue Thommen (1989) and Kelek (1992), wanted to create his own watch line by reviving and old swiss brand. He called the Fédération de l'Industrie Horlogère Suisse and purchased the NIVREL watch brand.

 

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CONDITION
- EXCELLENT- 
WATCH WINDS SETS & RUNS IN ALL MODES