Lemania ‘Dirty Dozen’ WW2 Military Watch

2,950.00

One of the more uncommon pieces when it comes to the legendary ‘Dirty Dozen’ issued for the British military in the Second World War. This Lemania example remains in superb and complete original condition. Scroll down to read more about this watch.

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Description

This Lemania example remains in very good condition with an unrestored case (a significant amount of these pieces have been re-chromed due to the visible wear many of these Lemania timepieces show). The case shows some minor wear here and there (see pictures of side of case and one lug in particular).
Original mat steel large winding crown. The stainless steel screw down case back bears military numbers and the well known military broad arrow symbol.
The original crystal has been polished, there’s still a slight spot of crazing visible.

The matt black dial shows to be unrestored with the original radium lume present, just like the hour and minute hand still fully intact.
Both the lume on the dial and in the hands have acquainted a warm orange/yellowish patina. The dial shows minor spots in certain direct sun light, see pictures.

The Caliber 27A movement is clean and runs well.
The movement has been checked by our watchmaker and comes with a 12 month guarantee on mechanical defects.

The watch is fitted on a brown suede nato strap matching the beautiful patinated colour of the lume.
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Additional information

Manufacturer

Lemania

Dimensions

36mm/39mm

Year

1940s

Movement

Manuel Winding

Caliber

27A