This is a nice, MOERIS Manual Wind Wristwatch, which was issued to British Army Personnel in the period 1939-1945c . It has the correct MOD markings on the case back, is running very well and accurate to within 1 min. per day.
It has a very reliable Calibre 10 1/2 lignes movement, with sub seconds dial and 15 Jewels. It is in excellent cosmetic condition and running order and has an early shock protection system on the balance.
The 35mm (incl crown) Nickle Coated Case is signed Waterproof, Stainless Steel back and bears serial number 2659082. It is in good condition, with some coating loss in parts, measures 40mm from lug to lug and has solid bars,. It is fitted with a Brown Leather Strap and measures 235mm overall.
The case back is stamped with the British MOD Broad Arrow – A.T.P. – C0372. In Z.M Wesolowski’s concise guide to Military Timepieces, he states that this is the Air Ministry issue code for an Army Time Piece Wristwatch, used between 1939-1945..
The 28mm Metal Dial is in good original condition and is the typical style of the period. It has Arabic Numerals, is signed MOERIS and has a subs second dial at 6. It has the original set of Radium Hands and a distinctive railroad style outer chapter ring.(some loss of markings at the 6 pm area).
This rare MOERIS will be of interest to the discerning Military Watch Collector, comes from a collection which I purchased recently and has not been on the market in many, many years – (Ref: L664.19).
It is listed at €225 – OPEN to OFFERS
For technical details on this movement family, please see Dr. Ranfft’s site at :
This illustrates a later model with incabloc shock protection
Fritz Moeri – Montres Moeris, St. Imier was founded in 1893 as Moeri & Jeanneret. Kathleen Pritchard in her Swiss Timepiece Makers 1775-1975 devotes 5 pages (M81-M85) of detailed information about this Company’s achievements.
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