DELUXE MODEL A 501 1955 AUSTIN MOTOR COMPANY 9 CT GOLD ENGLISH WRISTWATCH BOXED PAPERS GOLD BRACELET
This Austin Morris Smiths long service wristwatch was made c 1954/5 with a nice company long service engraving for their Jubilee year in 1955. This example comes with a brown leather presentation case with the gold blocked lettering, and a blank certificate from Smiths. The solid 9ct gold case is of 3 piece construction with the stepped lug design, by Dennison, and has a width of 31mm excluding the winding crown.
Exhibiting the usual Deluxe refinements with the polished escapement, and featuring the Smiths characteristics of a one piece click and click spring, concealed winding wheels, balance with screws in this English movement which is c series number 238642. Dennison ref number 12383, case serial number 626634.
Fully working and keeping excellent time. Will be serviced again before posting. The bracelet is 9ct gold makers mark ja&s. Apparently added to the watch in 1964.
There is some sticky label glue which unfortunately I hid under the watch on the box top picture, but it may clean off or respond to hide food.