The Culling Collection of Military Watches

Date of Auction: 15th September 2020

Sold for £60

Estimate: £20 - £40

British military: A WWII GSTP pocket watch, the unsigned black dial with white Arabic numerals, luminous numerals to the quarters, outer narrow minutes track with luminous spots, lumed cathedral hands and subsidiary seconds dial, unsigned 15 jewel movement, in a plated metal case with snap on back bearing British military issue broad arrow pheon and serial number ‘G.S.T.P. K.3860’, watch diameter 52mm. £20-£40


G.S.T.P stands for General Service Time Piece or General Service Temporary Pattern. These watches, by a variety of manufacturers, were issued by the British Army between 1939 and 1945.