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Chiswick’s Watch Auction Is Right on Time

A rare 1960s wristwatch made for the BBC comes for sale at Chiswick Auctions on March 22nd. Made by Lemania, the stainless steel manual chronograph was chosen by the Beeb for its great accuracy. In the pre-digital era, programme staff and producers relied on a good timekeeper during live broadcasts. The watch has the BBC initials engraved to the back and the BBC inventory number 4269. It is expected to bring £1,500 – £2,500. Chiswick...

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