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Date/Report Number …..092012R5BY.04 Item:  1 WWII LONGINES POCKET WATCH
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Description of item: VINTAGE WWII LONGINES POCKET WATCH IN MILITARY WATCH BOX. WITH THREE ENGLISH MILITARY BADGES. CONDITION NEAR MINT.

.Estimated Retail Replacement Value $879.00


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51 MM
WITH OUT CROWN & BOW
72 MM
WITH CROWN & BOW

THIS POCKET WATCH WAS MADE BY LONGINES

IN A
MINI
MILITARY WATCH BOX

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In 1939, with war on the horizon, the British War Department
realized they required time pieces. With no plans and knowing that a shortage of watches would surely occur, they quickly purchased watches from numerous Swiss watch makers and retailers.

Each watch had to have 15 jewels, luminous black or white dial, and subsidiary seconds dial. Most were snap backs though there were higher grades with screw backs.

Most of these pocket watches were titled "General Service" time pieces and    classified as "Temporary Pattern". Thus they were stamped "GSTP".

These GSTP watches would become the work horse of the military. From Radio operators to drivers, they fulfilled the requirements of keeping time through out the war.

Note: at the conclusion of the hostilities, most of the watches purchased by the various Government Buyers were destroyed due to a deal with suppliers. The suppliers had sold these watches at a discount and they did not want the market flooded at the wars conclusion with "surplus military watches".

Note 2: At the conclusion of the war Field Marshal Montgomery would visit a watch company to thank them for their war time effort -no pun intended.


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NOTE, THE BLANK SPACE WILL HAVE A HISTORY OF THIS BOX

ON PHOTO PAPER WITH IMAGES IN COLOR

 


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MINTY DIAL
BLACK OUTLINED
&
LUMED
9 12 3

BLACK
12 45 78 10 11
NUMERALS

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LUMED CATHEDRAL HANDS

SUB-SECONDS REGISTER
BORDERED SECONDS
CHAPTER RING

OUTER BUTLER STYLE
SECONDS CHAPTER RING

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BROWN LEATHER
WATCH FOB

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LUME IS AWESOME

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TOP SNAP BEZEL
ACRYLIC CRYSTAL

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CASE BACK HAS PITTING
SIGNED
BROAD ARROW
G.S.T.P.
M7642

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I VI HAD TO RESTORE THIS ONE
DUE TO THE FACT IT HAD SUCH
A SUPER DIAL

AND

THE MOVEMENT IS OUTSTANDING
AS WELL MADE AS ANY ROLEX
OF THE PERIOD

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SNAP-ON CASE BACK IS ALSO FINISHED

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SUPER NICE
RESTORED
TOP OF THE LINE
MOVEMENT
WITH
3 ADJUSTMENTS
15 JEWELS
AND
HAND FINISHED BRIDGES


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CONDITION
EXCELLENT
RUNS WINDS SETS
KEEPS TIME

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WITH

PIN FOB
AND
3 BRITISH
INSIGNIA/MEDAL/BADGES

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NOTE, THE BLANK SPACE WILL HAVE A HISTORY OF THIS BOX
ON PHOTO PAPER WITH IMAGES IN COLOR

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OPENS FROM REAR
SIMPLY TURN LOCKS

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