Waltham Vintage 9j 16s WWII British Military open-face Pocket Watch, ca 1940


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Product Description

Offered for sale is an antique Waltham open-faced Military Pocket Watch, made in USA for the British Military ca. 1940 (World War Two era).  This is a 16-size watch, and measures approximately 51mm (2″) diameter.  This watch features a chromium plated screw-back-and-bezel case, a 9-jewel stem-wind and stem-set movement, and a single sunk black porcelain dial with luminous hands and numerals (the luminous material no longer glows), and the original leather fob (the fob is broken at the buckle).  The case is in excellent condition, showing signs of occasional pocket carry.  The caseback is engraved with the British military broad arrow symbol and “Bravingtons” which is the name of the jeweler that sold the watch as surplus after the war.  The dial is in excellent condition.  The movement runs and keeps excellent time.  Overall, a very presentable watch that is ready to carry with pride.  This is an excellent crossover collectible of interest to both watch collectors and Military buffs.  You can own this very high grade, highly collectible American-made pocket watch, for $399.99.  If you have questions about this watch or about my watch and clock repair services, please feel free to contact me.