A dive watch for combat swimmers of the Deutsche Kriegsmarine, made by Panerai
Orders & Military Collectibles from 1919 onwards | A94r | Live auction | 169 Lots
DescriptionBlack sandwich dial with luminous, Arabic numerals and blued hands, no manufacturer's mark. The movement in Rolex calibre 618 with manual winding, stripe finish and hallmark "Rolex 17 Rubis". Nickel-plated case, the original convex glass cracked due to age. One strap bar has been re-soldered, the thread of the crown no longer grips. The hardened base seal enclosed separately. The dodecagonal, screw-mounted base polished on the interior with the manufacturer's mark "Rolex S.A. Geneve Suisse", reference number "3646" and the case number "26056". Engraved "HP - Marine Kampf-Schwimmer 1944-45" on the back. Cleaned and functional. Comes with a photograph of the wearer, seaman Peters.
Condition: II - III Questions about the lot?