The Culling Collection of Military Watches

Date of Auction: 9th June 2020

Sold for £1,100

Estimate: £300 - £500

British military: An Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm pilot’s/navigator’s watch, by Omega, 1940s, the signed silvered dial with black Arabic numerals and outer seconds track, blued steel hands including centre sweep seconds hand, the signed 16 jewel movement numbered ‘9952027’, and ‘30 T2 SC’, in an alloy case with steel snap on back signed Omega to the inside and bearing military issue details ‘HS^8 9554’ and signed ‘Bravingtons’ to the reverse, to a later brown leather strap with gilt buckle, dial diameter 29.5mm. £300-£500

Footnote

The ‘HS’ part of the military issue code indicates that this watch was issued to a pilot in the Royal Navy Hydrographic Service.