Category: Trench watch

1917 – Official Trailer [HD]:

Heartfelt, reverent congratulations to Sam Mendes, Krysty Wilson Cairns, George Mackay, Dean-Charles Chapman and all who contributed to the epic WWI tribute, 1917. Based on the autobiography of director Mendes grandfather, Alfred Mendes, the film brings great honor to the heroes of WWI as well as the artists who were so earnest in representing their stories. A personal thanks to Sam Mendes for recognizing the importance of wristlet or “trench watches” in the Great War. They are highly visible in the film and featured with sincere affection.

Historic, early WWI era men’s Waltham wire-lug wristwatch in sterling silver “J. Depollier & Son” marked case; fitted with correct, period canvas strap and buckle. Offered in period English presentation case. Circa 1914.

Exquisite Solid 9 carat gold men’s Waltham military wire-lug wristwatch made for the English market, circa WWI. Fully restored, with period engraving and correct two-piece cordovan strap.

Exceedingly rare, completely original oversized WWI Elgin trench watch, circa 1918. Measuring a full 38mm in diameter, this silveroid timepiece is one of the largest examples of the era. Featuring a correctly re-created black cordovan strap and matching buckle.

Extremely rare WWI era Men’s “Croix de Guerre” wrist watch in solid bronze and French wash. Restored, featuring a two-piece cordovan strap with matching buckle. Circa 1918

Rare Brooks/Helbros Aviator’s fixed-lug wristwatch with historically accurate pigskin strap, circa 1930.

SVW girl Anisa French is stunning wearing a men’s 1918 Waltham trench watch with correct two-piece leather strap.

Photographer: Rossie Newson
Makeup: Vladmir Hernandez

SVW girl Anisa French is stunning wearing a men’s 1918 Waltham trench watch with correct two-piece leather strap.

Photographer: Rossie Newson
Makeup: Vladmir Hernandez

Staggeringly crisp men’s World War I era hunter-cased wristwatch with a correctly re-created two-piece cordovan strap and sterling silver buckle, circa 1918.

Historic men’s WWI era American Waltham Watch Company oversized “Trench” watch, featuring custom-fitted strap and matching buckle. Circa 1916