An original pre-owned used wristwatch dating all the way back to WW2. Expect to find some signs of wear and ageing. Tested and in full working order. Attached to an original vintage leather strap.Please see the Full Item Description and photos to fully appreciate this fantastic old piece of history - a WW2 military-issued Minerva watch with a really nicely aged patina which still look great on the wrist today! WW2 German Army-issue Minerva DH. A rare and very collectible c1942 WW2 German Army "DH" Military-issue Minerva wristwatch.
This watch has a really lovely patina to the original and untouched radium dial which is in superb condition. There are some signs of wear, but overall this watch is in excellent condition for its age - especially considering it was issued to for German Army use during WW2 and it is now almost 80 years old. It has been tested on a Timegraph diagnostics machine and is in excellent working order, running to an impressive accuracy within -9 seconds per day and showing a very healthy amplitude reading of 265. I have worn this watch myself and it winds and sets correctly and from a full wind holds its power reserve for over 30 hours.The case measures 34mm width, excl crown and 18mm between the lugs. As is standard for military-issue watches it has fixed bars between the lugs and is attached to an old vintage black leather strap which itself shows plenty of signs of ageing. I suppose it could be original to the watch, I cannot know for sure, but it certainly suits this watch perfectly. It will accommodate a wrist of up to approximately 7 3/4. I think this is a really fantastic original vintage wristwatch with a military-issue history dating back to WW2 that still looks great on the wrist today!! Please see the photos to appreciate this lovely old Minerva. Please note that all vintage & pre-owned watches will inevitably show some signs of wear commensurate with age & normal use. The watch is in working order at the point of listing & dispatch. I have described all items to the best of my ability, however please refer carefully to the photographs provided which, themselves, are intended to form a very important part of the description. I have an Auctiva Emporium website where all the listings can be viewed in one place and 100's of my favourite watch photos on Instagram.
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Ray Johnston - RJ Classic Watches Located at:- Westcliff on Sea Essex UK. Get images that make Supersized seem small. Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's. The item "Vintage WW2 German Army-issue DH Minerva Gents Watch in Full Working Order" is in sale since Friday, September 18, 2020.
This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Wristwatches". The seller is "rayj164" and is located in Westcliff on Sea. This item can be shipped worldwide.