ASTRAL SMITHS MODEL T152 MADE IN ENGLAND 17 JEWEL SHOCKPROOF MODEL NEAR MINT C 1965
1960's Smiths Astral 17 jewel chrome and steel gents wristwatch in very near mint condition. Has been serviced to a high standard and only the crystal has been changed. Fitted with a new 17mm strap, black croc pattern calf leather. Case diameter excl. 34.3mm. Stunning dial detailing with gold numerals and hands. Astral grade but with polished screws which is nice. Some Astrals have a very utilitarian screw finish. Batch number 53. Caliber not visible but should be a 60464E. This model was the one that was tested by Which magazine at the time and came out top overall in their opinion of a selection of watches.