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270: Gents West End Watch Co Sowar Automatic, ca. 1975 n.o.s.

Case: 3078, 1186, steel, hidden lugs, screw back, 41x39mm
Band: original, steel, flip buckle, 204mm, sprin extension to 222mm
Dial: silvered, partially blue glazed, applied markers, luminous dots
Movement: W (West End Watch Co) Swiss, calibre FHF 909, gold plated, 25 jewels, ball-bearing rotor, Incabloc
Day/date: English, quickset
Condition: 1, never worn, signs of storage

The signature is actually read as Sowan. After the hint of a collector that it should be read Sowar (Hindu: cavalry soldier), a research actually proved Sowar as registered brand of the India West End Watch Co.

Sold in Auction

Date 1-29-03

High bid EUR 97.00

Reserve EUR 75.00

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The watch presented here is not for sale. It was offered or sold as mentioned above a longer time ago. This archive is just a market overview and price guide, e.g. for evaluation of comparable watches. Moreover, images and descriptions can help for dating and checking the authenticity of watches.

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