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    Zenith, Original 40 mm Military Trench Wristwatch, Circa 1918
    Case: 40 mm, Silver-nickel, three body, hinged caseback, Zenith signed, No. 4883446/3820
    Dial: Original Zenith signed Porcelain, with luminous skeleton hands
    Movement: Zenith Caliber 15 N.S.I, 15 ligne (33.838mm) diameter manual wind
    movement, 15 jewel gold-plated 18,000 vph movement
    signed Zenith, No. 2965671
    Band: Period correct Leather bund style
    Signed: Zenith on case, dial, movement

    Includes Zenith Extract of the Archives dated April 20, 2017 noting its September 26, 1918 production date and that this is same case, dial and movement was used in Zenith watches order by and completed with the signature of the US Army Signal Corps during WW1



    Condition Report*: Type: Zenith, Original 40 mm Military Trench Wristwatch, Circa 1918
    Signed: Zenith on case, dial, movement
    Dial: Original Porcelain
    Hands; Luminous skeleton
    Metal: Silver-Nickel
    Case No: 4883446/3820
    Case Info: three body, hinged caseback
    Case Width: 40 mm
    Crystal: Acrylic
    Watch Movement: Zenith Caliber 15 N.S.I, 15 ligne (33.838mm) diameter manual wind movement, 4.7mm high, a cut bimetallic compensation balance-wheel with screws, counter-pressure Breguet overcoil balance spring, Zenith eccentric disc index facilitating fine adjustment, the 15 jewel gold-plated 18,000 vph movement signed Zenith and numbered 2965671; 38 hour power reserve
    Band: Period correct Leather bund style
    Circa: 1918
    Condition: Case is in excellent original condition, still retaining its original crown. Dial is superb, and in excellent condition. Movement runs and operates as it should. Service is recommended.
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