The wrist watches were initially issued formally to British armed forces during the end of the World War I. These watches were known as Trench Watches. Generally there were two types of watches. The common one had diversity of 15 jewel movements and various designs of screw back case which was actually dust proof. These watches are large in size and built with solid craft.
The dial: The dials employed a set of black enamel with outsized distinctive numerals. The hands of the watch were in the cathedral style. Traditional typical dial had luminous hand and numerals which were painted with radium. Whereas the first issues of these watches were built with the combination of silver paint and black enamel. Later issues were created with bold white numerals over dark black background.
The movement; the movement were rare and unique and build up of gilded design.
The case: it's of standard 3piece design no inner corvette and hinged case back, which can accommodate a watch with 12 mm wide strap.
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