In 1885 he started his service in Infantry and in 1902 was already promoted to the rank of Captain. After years of work, in 1909 he present his compass watch, intended to.. To navigators, sailors and skipper-fishermen... To engineers, architects, surveyors, surveyors and topographers...As a reward for this invention, he congratulations from Jean Brun, Minister of the Armed Forces and was awarded the Legion of Honor in 1911. Condition The dial is free of damages.
Outer azimuth scale is tarnished. Movement functions as it should, though time keeping is not guaranteed. Case bears just common traces of wear.Very nice and rare watch, don't miss it. Don't forget to see my other items on sale. Video will open in a new window. The item "Rare Oversized COMPASS & CHRONOGRAPH Antique Pocket Watch patent Captain Vincent" is in sale since Tuesday, February 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique". The seller is "goodoldwatch" and is located in Armentières en Brie. This item can be shipped worldwide.