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Pocket Watches704 of 1397Digital pocket watch ± 1920WW1 soldier with early trench watch
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Posted 4 years ago


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I need help identifying this watch. It has a manufacture mark, but have been unable to find it. My watch was given to me by my Grandfather around 1975, who in turn got it from his Mother, who recieved it as a gift from the Graf Spee of German Nobility, who she attended to as his personal nurse - so it originated in Germany.
If anyone recognizes the manufacting mark, let me know. Thanks!

Mystery Solved


  1. pw-collector pw-collector, 4 years ago
    Beautiful moonphase, triple calendar, pin-set watch. I cannot help with the maker, but I believe it is swiss made. No expert here, but sure someone will be along soon.
  2. tempusfigit, 4 years ago
    This watch is built by James Favre-Fallet in St.-Imier in Switzerland.
    Look at this page:

    The logo was registered on the 16th of January 1890.
    It is a beautiful watch. Congratulations.
  3. tempusfigit, 4 years ago
    The writings on the dial are in French.
    For the months and for the days of the week.

    monday= lundi
    tuesday= mardi
    wednesday= mercredi
    thursday= jeudi
    friday= vendredi
    saterday= samedi
    sunday= dimanche

    The months are:
    january= janvier
    february= février
    march= mars
    april= avril
    may= mai
    june= juin
    july= juillet
    august= août
    september= septembre
    october= octobre
    november= novembre
    december= décembre
  4. Mister-Coffee, 4 years ago
    Thanks to Tempesfigit for the Mystery Solved!
  5. tempusfigit, 4 years ago
    It is a very beautiful watch and very rare. It must have been an expensive one.

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