Helvetia German Military Issue DH Deutsche Heer SOLD
Case: Original military chrome plated bezel with screw on stainless steel back signed with German Military (Deutsche Heer) markings D19977H. Looks like original crown. Measures 34mm diameter. 18mm strap.
Dial: Original factory printed black dial with luminous numbers, outer white minutes track and inset small seconds. Original hands. Signed Helvetia.
Movement: High grade in house 15 Jewel manual wind movement produced by the General Watch Co. (Helvetia). Signed Helvetia. Early shock protecting system on balance staff jewels. Recently serviced and in excellent working condition.
Great character to this vintage German officers military issued Deutsche Heer (DH) Helvetia from World War 2. The dial, hands are still in great shape with only a slight patina and the movement is running strong. The case shows some wear due to its war time use giving the watch that stunning sense of history. A high quality and very rare timepiece from WWII.