J W BENSON LONDON GENTS SMITHS 16 JEWEL DENNISON AQUATITE CASED WRISTWATCH MADE BY SMITHS IN ENGLAND
J W BENSON LONDON SMITHS 16 JEWEL DENNISON AQUATITE CASED WRISTWATCH MADE BY SMITHS IN ENGLAND.
An unusual variety of the Everest waterproofed cased models retailed by J W Benson with chromed top and steel screw in back. Case diameter approx 33.1mm. The movement is upgraded from the standard Smiths product by an additional centre jewel. Batch numbered 43. Smiths Deluxe grade movement otherwise with a better quality balance assembly, as often found in the Benson variety. Frosted gilt finished 12 ligne 16 jewel movement with polished escapement, flat anti-magnetic hairspring, kif shock-proofing, cruciform dustcover. Dial features raised gilt markers and luminous detailing on the hours and hands. Fitted with a new crystal and crown. Fully overhauled and guaranteed. Signed Benson on the dial and movement, case serial number 122281 as usual the Dennison Aquatite case top is heavily worn. The strap is 18mm. The thickness is 10.6mm