Lemania, Military watch made for the Czech Republic Air Force Made circa 1939. Fine, center second, cushion shaped, water-resistant, stainless steel.
During WW2, the Czech Republic in exile commissioned military watches from three Swiss manufacturers; Eterna, Longines and Lemania with similar specifications.
This particular watch is in impeccable condition with a unpolished case. Dial and hands appeared untouched and unstained.
Enicar "Sherpa Super-Dive" Ref. 2342. Made in 1960's, large, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant dive wristwatch with tropical inner revolving bezel, date and two crowns.
The case is fitted with the famous SuperCompressor case manufactured by Ervin Piquerez SA from the mid 1950's until the early 1970's, most famously used by Jaeger Le Coultre for its Polaris.
Minerva, Suisse, Shock-absorber chronograph, Made in the 1940s. 18kt yellow gold wristwatch with chronograph and registers.
Minerva was one of very few companies to produce their own movements, especially the chronograph and one of even fewer who had done so continuously for close to a hundred years.
Patek Philippe, Ref. 425. “Tegolino” Made in 1940s. Fine and rare, rectangular curved, gold wristwatch with black dial.
This particular watch has a well preserved case which seems to have never been polished with trace of the original sticker on the back, strong hallmark on the side of the case. The dial has little discoloration and markers have some patina.
A similar watch, lot 27 was sold at Christie's in Geneva in May 2018 for CHF 38,750.
Zenith, "CP-2 Type," retailed by A. Cairelli, Roma, in 1960. Fine and rare, water-resistant, stainless steel military wristwatch with round button chronograph and register.
Coming in at an impressive 43 mm. this example has remained in close to new condition, showing a beautiful uniform bevel on all four lugs, a highly attractive faded bezel, and some of the original paint in the caseback letters and a near perfect dial that will appeal to all collectors of fine military timepieces.
Price upon request