Code: zenith military 7949
Antique Zenith Military Steel Pocket Watch Deck Watch Swiss 1943
An antique Zenith military steel open face pocket watch deck watch, made in Switzerland in 1943.
Dial: The white enamel dial has black Arabic numerals with outer minute divisions. The military dial has a red inner ring for hours, minutes and decimals. So unusual about this dial is the tenth of a second mechanism. The dial has a blued and a red hand. Please see pictures of this fabulous military dial.
Movement: The high-grade Swiss made gilt frosted anchor lever escapement movement has 16 jewels, Breguet spiral, high swan regulator and compensated balance. The movement is signed: “Zenith, Swiss Made” and numbered: 3327938. Calibre number: 19-34-3-T. The movement is in great working condition; however, we cannot guarantee absolute accuracy for an antique watch.
Case: The watch lies in a staybrite open face case with a smooth finish with military arrow and engraved: 0552/521-0243 7949. The inner side of the case is signed: “Zenith, Staybrite, Acier, Swiss Made” and numbered: 8286303.
Signed: Zenith – Swiss Made – 1943
Diameter: 50 mm – Weight: 106.8 gr
See Book: Militar Taschenuhren – Page 106
STAYBRITE: The material Staybrite Made of: Steel containing 0.2% carbon, 18% chromium and 8% nickel. A stainless alloy that makes a fine polish and is used for making high graded watch cases.
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