Military Stop Watch Chronograph, The Villiers Engineering by Excelsior Park 1930
You are bidding on an antique stop watch chronograph which is made in Switzerland in 1930 by Excelsior Park. This watch comes with spare parts material in the movement plate which is rare and a collectable item! The watch is rare because in the middle of work one can change and use the spare parts immediately.
Dial: The white enamel dial has bold numbers from 1 to 9 and a '0' at the 12 position. The dial has a lot of different numbers to measure specific times. The stop watch is in very good working condition and the sweep hand measures 10 seconds per revolution. It has a fifth-of-second timer with black Arabic numerals, a subsidiary minute counter to the twelve, up to 30 minutes. Start, stop and fly-back are operated by the crown.
Movement: This stop watch chronograph mechanism has a system which when you push down on the winder it starts and pushing down again it stops. The movement is signed "No 3364 DRP 388992, No 100230". The movement has a special case on the side of the movement which says: "Spare Parts in Here, Swiss Made". Under the case all the spare parts are stored.
Case: The stop watch chronograph lies in a metal open face case. The inner side of the case and the inner side of the cuvette are numbered: 652825. The outer side of the case has a smooth finish with the following engraving: "THE PROPERTY OF THE VILLIERS ENGINEERING CO LTD, NO 6"
Diameter: 57mm - Swiss Made - Circa: 1930.