S.SMITH TRENCH WATCH GUARD GRILLE GRILL PROTECTIVE COVER WW1 GUNMETAL DD87

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S.SMITH TRENCH WATCH GUARD GRILLE GRILL PROTECTIVE COVER WW1 GUNMETAL DD87

A RARE PATENT REGISTERED BY S.SMITH, A TRENCH WATCH GUARD GRILLE/GRILL PROTECTIVE COVER WW1 GUNMETAL OR OXIDISED IRON .
MEASURES 29.9MM APPROX
THE CELLULOID PROTECTIVE CENTRE COVER IS MISSING; HOWEVER YOU CAN FIT THE WATCH CRYSTAL DIRECT.

SPARES OR REPAIRS
A QUANTITY OF THESE HAVE TURNED UP, IN VARIOUS STATES OF CONDITION AS A LONG ESTABLISHED JEWELLERS WAS CLEARED OUT LAST YEAR.
AS CAN BE SEEN THESE ARE NOT THE REGULAR GRILLE TYPE OF TRENCH WATCH PROTECTOR, RATHER THE CENTRE WOULD HAVE HAD A CELLULOID INSERT WHICH WAS INTENDED TO PROTECT THE LEAD CRYSTAL MINERAL GALSS ON A FOB OR WRISTWATCH WORN ON THE WRIST FROM SHRAPNEL DAMAGE.
PLEASE SEE IMAGE 3 WHICH IS AN EXTRACT FROM "PATENT ABRIDGEMENTS
HOROLOGY 1901-1930 BY ODMARK"
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