Lemania Military Chronograph RN
A Rare and Highly Coveted NO LUME Military Chronograph Issued to Nuclear Submarine Officers
White non-luminous dial, black, painted feuille hands
Asymmetrical, stainless steel watch case with screwdown caseback
High grade, manual wind movement, calibre 2220
Black pigskin leather strap by JP Menicucci
Overall, the watch is in excellent condition. The dial appears to be flawless. The watch case appears to be unpolished. The chronograph starts, stops and resets without issues. The watch is in very good running condition, keeping accurate time.
This watch was issued to British Royal Navy nuclear submarine officers from the 60s to 80s. The watch has no luminous mass, because it could have set off radiation detectors on the submarine. This version of the asymmetrical Lemania RAF chronographs has become increasingly rare and coveted, undergoing a strong value increase – shown in auction results as well as private sales.