Vintage Military Watch Discussion Forum
1 post • Page 1 of 1
Hi I was wondering if I may get some advice or information on a watch which I have acquired. I was told when I purchased it that it was a military issue dive watch for an officer in the French Foreign Legion 40 Years ago. The watch has the Legion logo on the face and the second hand has a logo which appears to represent the division he was in (a paratroop division). I am really not particularly familiar with the FFL but loved the story and thought the watch looked authentic. I took it to TAG here in Australia who confirmed that there was a relationship between TAG and Bessa watches around that time but were unaware of a military issue watch. They had someone there check it out for authenticity and I was told that there was nothing about the watch to suggest that it was not genuine. It needs to be wound but is in perfect working order and apart from a few minor scratches on the face it is in good condition. While I rarely wear the watch I am very interested in the story that it comes with and would appreciate any advice on its origins etc.
- IMG_4007.JPG (1.37 MiB) Viewed 870 times
- IMG_4004.jpg (1.6 MiB) Viewed 870 times
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest