DELUXE SMITHS MODEL A456 CIRCA 1959  MODEL IN GOOD CONDITION OVERHAULED

DELUXE SMITHS MODEL A456 CIRCA 1959 MODEL IN GOOD CONDITION OVERHAULED

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SMITHS DELUXE GOLD PLATED AND STEEL CASE IN GOOD CONDITION, WITH MINOR AREAS OF WEAR TO SOME PLATED EDGE SURFACES.  WITH AN ALMOST PRISTINE MOVEMENT AS WELL. SMALL AREAS OF PAINT AT 6 AND 7, VERY MINOR. 

THE CASE SEAL AND U/B  CRYSTAL HAVE BEEN CHANGED AS HAS THE STRAP. THE USUAL DELUXE REFINEMENT APPLY WITH REGARDS TO THE QUALITY OF THE ESCAPEMENT OF THIS 27 C.S MOVEMENT. THE 27 COMES FORM THE MOVEMENT DIAMETER OF 27MM BY THE WAY AND CALIBER 27 WAS USED BY SMITHS AS A DESIGNATION FOR ALL 12 LIGNE  MOVEMENTS FROM THE PERIOD. LATER THIS WAS CALLED CALIBER 0424. FULLY OVERHAULED. ABOUT 33MM CASE DIAMETER WITHOUT THE CROWN.  

IN SPITE OF THE ODD COLOUR THE CROWN IS AN ORIGINAL ONE, IF YOU WOULD PREFER A BRIGHTER ONE, ALBEIT IN A MORE MODERN SHAPE WE CAN SWAP IT OVER FOR YOU.

MOVEMENT NUMBER 597 POSSIBLY AS LATE AS 1959. ADVERTISED AS PART OF SMITHS EVEREST RANGE OF WATCHES. FITTED WITH A STRAP IN THE OMEGA PATTERN OF LEATHER.