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A KEYLESS LEVER OPEN-FACED WATCH WITH METAL CASE WITH THE COAT OF ARMS OF POPE BENEDETTO XV CIRCA 1914
• jewelled lever movement, bi-metallic compensation balance • white dial, Arabic numerals • base metal case with Art Nouveau decoration, case back centred with the coat of arms of Pope Benedetto XV • dial and movement signed
diameter 53 mm
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Catalogue Note

Longines confirms the decoration and armoiries to the case of Pope Benedetto XV. The watch was supplied to Messrs Ostersetzer in Milan, who were Longines agents, on 14 November 1914.

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