The Culling Collection of Military Watches

Date of Auction: 15th September 2020

Sold for £550

Estimate: £150 - £200

British: An RAF/Air Ministry pilot’s wristwatch, by Omega, late 1930s-1940s, the signed silvered dial with black Arabic numerals and outer minutes track, blued steel hands and subsidiary seconds dial, the signed 15 jewel movement numbered ‘8972191’, in a stainless steel case with snap on back signed and numbered ‘9839107’ and bearing Air Ministry Property stamp and British military issue number ‘6B/159 A12692’, to a later black leather strap, dial diameter 29mm. £150-£200


The Air Ministry was a department of the Government of the United Kingdom with the responsibility of managing the affairs of the Royal Air Force, that existed from 1918 to 1964.