DELUXE SMITHS ENGLISH ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION PATTERN WRISTWATCH 17J SERVICED MODEL A454 c1955 6

DELUXE SMITHS ENGLISH ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION PATTERN WRISTWATCH 17J SERVICED MODEL A454 c1955 6

Regular price £2,550.00 Sale

Smiths Deluxe model a454 as used in the Fuchs Antarctic expedition of 1955, and retailed as part of the then Everest range of watches. c1955. Original dial and hands, Note the distinctive all red painted seconds hand on this model. 33mm case with chromed top and steel screw in back. The chromed finish, which is brushed horizontally at the sides and polished everywhere else. It Is in unusually excellent condition . Currently fitted with a ZRC veg tanned 733 strap in 16mm.  Fully overhauled and with the usual two year warranty. 17 jewel c series frosted gilt finished english lever movement with the polished deluxe grade escapement, flat hairspring and mono-metallic balance wheel. There is no better example of this classic watch.