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Senior Sunday (pre-1980)


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Good morning all :thumbsup:

ServiceS Navigator, Jewelled, MADE IN GT.BRITAIN,circa 1950s/60s

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Урал ЧН-201К, ЧЧэ 16 камнях, СДЕЛАНО В СССР(Челябинский часовой завод, около 1957-1964)

 (Ural CHN-201K, Chche 16 jewels, Made in USSR [ by the Chelyabinsk Watch Factory, circa 1957-1964])

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Morning,

Today it’ll be this sorely abused 1940s Mentor made by Bader & Hafner of Holderbank, Switzerland.

It runs on the workhorse Baumgartner 800 which came with various jewel counts, this one claiming 15 and with some token blue-ing to the click spring and screw heads. Fancy biscuits, indeed.

Incidentally, the Mentor brand was the subject of an “Honour’s Topics” in 2017, as seen here:

https://thewatchforum.co.uk/index.php?/topic/111816-mentor-watches-a-history-uncovered/&tab=comments#comment-1177699

Regards.

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Mentor 15j BFG 800 after v.2.jpg

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Some  silver from the 1930s...

 

ServiceS INDIAN (decorated, hallmarked, sterling silver case) FOREIGN (Swiss Made) 15 jewel Swiss lever movement

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ServiceS CONTINENTAL (decorated, hallmarked, sterling silver case) FOREIGN (Swiss Made) 15 Jewel Swiss Lever movement

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As I mentioned both cases are decorated, here`s a view of Indian`s side...

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A wrist shot of the Continental to give a sense of size.....

 

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