DELUXE SMITHS A 409 PATTERN DENNISON CASED EXPEDITION WRISTWATCH 1953 NO 5
This is the actual watch used in the 1953 advert, said by smiths to have been chosen by the team. This example features the dauphine pattern lumed hands not the straight ones. Model a 409 everest pattern deluxe.
Excellent investment if you want a near as possible model to the advertised one. 33.3 mm Dennison case with the full Dennison Aquatite logo on the back. Serial number 92200. Excellent 12 ligne 15 jewel c series movement, with frosted gilt finish, balance with screws, flat hairspring, straight line one piece click and click spring. Cruciform dustcap/movement shock-proofing ring. Chromed top steel screw in back. Fully overhauled to a high standard, keeps fair time, wear to lug holes doesn't affect the strap spring bar fit. Original Dennison Aquatite pattern crown. Fitted with a new 18mm mid brown padded zrc calf strap which is soft and vintage looking. About average for one of these models.