Jaeger Le Coultre WWII British Officers Military Pocket Watch

$1,099.00

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JAEGER LE COULTRE WWII Military British Navigators Pocket Watch. 15J gilt movement with a brequet hairspring, stem wind and set, it has been professionally serviced. LeCoultre Caliber 467/2. Dial is black with large Arabic numbers and luminous at the 12, 3 and 6 o’clock positions. The case is chromed brass with a snap back and use has exposed the brass. The watch has a replacement acrylic crystal because the original was damaged beyond repair from a fire during World Ward 2. The hands and face still bear the damage from this fire and make this watch unique to not only survive the passage of time but also survive a disaster. Much of the luminous on hands has been lost but the watch holds great time and is in working order.

The back has the British military pheon or broad arrow as well G.S.T.P. and 233115 and XX. The British military preferred to procure swiss movement watches for their officers because of their impeccable time keeping ability. The Royal Air Force Navigators had a small number of high grade watches ordered from several of Switzerland’s finest and most prestigious makers. These watches were ordered at a considerable higher cost than the standard military watch. The most celebrated and revered of these were Jaeger LeCoultre and IWC which topped the list and in some case cost as much as 10 times the amount of the average GSTP watches.

Here we have a Jaeger LeCoultre watch made of solid brass covered in chrome. The dial is enamel over copper and the movement was made to chronometer standards even though they did not have the time to allow for all of the extended tests to be completed to allow it to be marked on movement. It is none the less of the same quality. A scarce military pocket watch that should top off any collection.


The watch includes the fob chain the original owner used with it, it tested as sterling silver. It also includes a new leather wristwatch container to protect the watch while being worn. The original watches sported a similar leather case that was worn on the belt. This watch is an authentic military regalia worthy of daily use or any collection.

- Diameter 51.5 mm.
- Circa 1940s

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