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Election “Trench Watch” men’s Modern design wristwatch in solid sterling silver, circa 1917.
This large cushion-shaped sterling watch has a fantastic World War I inscription which reads “N.A. Ridgely [Neville Rush Ridgely] Corp. Co. C. 5th Inf. U.S.A. 15 March 26. 17.” It is in excellent condition showing light wear and some marks. The case measures 41mm long and 34mm wide. Original red “12” dial is fair. Heavy duty beveled glass crystal is superb. The watch is powered by its correct 15-jewel Election manual wind movement, just serviced and running well.