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Object Name Chronograph
Catalog Number 82.39.72
Collection Watch
Other Name Pocket Chronograph
Date c. 1914
Description 19 1/2 lignes, 3/4 plate, gilt, pendant set, gunmetal open face case. White enamel dial with black numerals and outer 60 second chapter. Chrono. minute register (30 mins.) and subsidiary seconds register. Blue steel hands. Signed in red, "U.S. AIR SERVICE" and "Allion à Versailles, Importé De Suisse". Allion à Versailles were are Paris based watchmakers who were contracted to supply the French Air Service with clocks, watches and instruments. Unsigned movement but attributed to Swiss maker Le Phare.
Maker Le Phare
Place of Origin Switzerland
Notes Accessioned
Serial Number(s) SN#315995