EVEREST SMITHS MATT BLACK CUSTOM FINISHED DIAL 15 JEWEL 9CT GOLD SERVICED
Deluxe Everest finished matt black dial 9ct gold English wristwatch. A long service award watch of the same grade as the British rail watches, c 1965, but clearly with a refinished dial. The dial is far better than anything normally found on a Smiths of this type. Photographed with and without the crystal for clarity. the base is a matt powdery black finish, very tastefully done and the numerals are highly polished, here seen reflecting the camera they are so perfect and flat. The dial is correctly marked shockproof, but the made in England has been omitted from the base of the dial. The printing is all in gold colour.
The batch number is 35 and the movement is caliber 60461e. Scw made case London gold hallmarks.
25 years long service from an engineering company.
Case diameter is about 30.7mm. fitted with a new rolled gold crown and a new crystal and fully overhauled to a high standard with any worn or broken parts replaced. New ZRC alligator pattern calf and gilt spring bars have also been fitted. Comes with our usual packaging and two year warranty.
If anyone knows the history of this dial finish please let me know!