Illinois ADMIRAL BENSON 1918 YGF Trench ON HOLD

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This is an Illinois ADMIRAL BENSON model military trench wristwatch. It has an excellent YGF case with its original crown and with an interesting inscription on its case back. It has a very good aged original dial. This is a difficult model to find in YGF.

This particular watch belonged to a Captain serving in WWI, that was given to him by his Company on May 16, 1918. Captain Mierow, evidently after the war served on the Detroit Police Department. He was born on January 7th, 1891 and died on April 16th, 1972. Please see the paperwork below.

Its 3/O size, 17j is running fine and is guaranteed for one year plus ten days.

This watch is being sold for an Illinois collector.