Lemania Military Vintage Chronograph Royal Navy
A Rare and Highly Coveted NO LUME Military Chronograph Issued to Nuclear Submarines
White non-luminous dial with black painted feuille hands
Asymmetrical, stainless steel watch case with screwdown caseback
High grade, manual wind movement, calibre 2220
Black NATO strap
Overall, the watch is in excellent condition. The dial appears to be flawless – same goes for the hands. 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. The watch was just serviced by our watchmaker, thus in excellent running condition, keeping accurate time (325, +2s/d). The watch comes from a collector in France.
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, making a strong impression in very strong auction results as well as private sales.