A rare WW1 French aircraft pilots cockpit watch.
Circa - 1916.
In good original condition with perfect enamel dial
and correct blued-hands. The quality 30-hour Swiss
movement has been recently serviced in Paris keeping
good time. The outer case is showing some light wear
and fine scratches.
Originally, this type of watch was suspended in a
period French cockpit within a leather case, and
removed after flight.
The dial marked "PROPRIETE DE L'AVIATION MILITAIRE"
Proving its use with the French Military Air Service during WW1.