S.SMITH TRENCH WATCH GUARD GRILLE GRILL PROTECTIVE COVER WW1 GUNMETAL DD95

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S.SMITH TRENCH WATCH GUARD GRILLE GRILL PROTECTIVE COVER WW1 GUNMETAL DD95

A RARE PATENT REGISTERED BY S.SMITH, A TRENCH WATCH GUARD GRILLE/GRILL PROTECTIVE COVER WW1 GUNMETAL OR OXIDISED IRON .
TWO PIECES FOR SALE IN THIS LISTING BOTH HAS A PATENT NUMBER OF 22414/12 ESCO
BOTH MEASURE 32MM APPROX
THE CELLULOID PROTECTIVE CENTRE COVER ON THE GRILLE IS PRESENT ON BOTH.
THE BOTH PATENTED HAS WHAT IS THE ORIGINAL CELLULOID COVER.
BOTH PIECES REGISTERED 629605 ESCO.
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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