Just Because… A Nice MN76
Sometimes we just want to share a great watch. Today, we are sharing a great MN76...
Marcus is well known on many forums as Fletch01 and has some stunning watches in his collection. He has a passion for issued divers’ watches and this is a treasured piece in his collection. A 94010 with serial 866***, this watch was issued for use on the French Navy ship Vinh Long. Note the backs of the lugs, no endlink marks – this is correct and important when looking at MN watches!
An amazing faded insert and amazing patina on the dial
The archetype of a Tudor MilSUb
The watch comes complete with it’s ledger entry, from the Marine Nationale watchmaker’s book. These watches are iconic in so many ways and to have one with such fantastic military provenance is a dream!
The MN76 on the Toulon ledger book.
The MN76 case back engraving.
All photos by Marcus W