|Date/Report Number ...110210.411GJ0030.03 Item: VINTAGE 1941-1944 WWII GALLET JULES RACINE DECIMAL, ARTILLERY TIMER AND READING STOP WATCH|
|Description of item: VINTAGE
1941-1944 WWII GALLET JULES RACINE DECIMAL, ARTILLERY TIMER AND READING STOP
WATCH WITH 30 MINUTE REGISTER. DIAL IS WHITE WITH BLACK HANDS,
NUMERALS AND MARKERS AND SIGNED: GALLET, DECIMAL, SWISS. MOVEMENT IS A 7
JEWEL MANUAL WIND SWISS 3364 GALLET MOVEMENT AND IS SIGNED: 3364,
1300932. CASE HAS A DUAL HINGED COVER SIGNED JULES RACINE & COMPANY AND A
DUST SHIELD. CONDITION IS EXCELLENT
Estimated Retail Replacement Value $ 659. 00
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|Gallet is a historical manufacturer of
high-end Swiss timepieces.
The following is courtesy of Wikipedia:
Gallet is the world’s oldest watch and clock making house with history dating back to Humbertus Gallet, a clock maker who became a citizen of Geneva in 1466. The Gallet & Cie (Gallet & Company) name was officially registered by Julien Gallet (1806–1849) in 1826, who moved the family business from Geneva to La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. Prior to this date, operations commenced under the name of each of the family patriarchs.
Gallet is best known during the 20th century to the
present day for its line of MultiChron chronograph wristwatches.
for military, industrial, and other professional applications,
Gallet’s MultiChron watches often incorporated a number of advanced
A wartime Gallet timepiece of particular renown was the Flight Officer time-zone chronograph (1939 - present). Commissioned by Senator Harry S. Truman’s senatorial staff in 1939 for the United States Army Air Force, this wristwatch made it possible to calculate changes in the time as a pilot flew across lines of longitude.
Decimal Artillery Timer (1943) - decimal reading stopwatch manufactured by Gallet, used on Tank landing Ship #13 during the D-Day Invasion of Normandy