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Trench watches are style that were worn circa 1914 - 1920s. Its a style and not necessarily worn in a trench.Ahh ok, I wasn’t sure if I was using the correct term ‘trenc watch’ to describe them.
I read recently that the conversation of pocket watches in to wristwatches is the definition of a trench watch is false. Trench watches were more often than not designed to be worn on the wrist
NOHi Adam, but they’re from 1914-30 in the style of a trench watch. Probably not worn in a trench if they’re for females. Are they trench watches?
Hi Pat, its indeed an excellent book. Sadly it will not help much in the OPs case as it has (from memory) very little on WW1 trench watches. In some ways she (Cummins) seems to have run out of steam by the wristwatch period of 1920sOne of my favorite go-to books on the history of watches is "How the Watch Was Worn" by Genevieve M. Cummins. This book includes some excellent examples of how watches have been worn through the years. It is richly illustrated and includes period engravings, ads and photographs showing people wearing watches. I'm sure there are other good, general books that can be recommended by others in this forum. There are a lot of knowledgeable people here who are willing to help.