J W BENSON LONDON TROPICAL SMITHS ROMAN NUMERAL DIAL DENNISON AQUATITE CASE SMITHS C 1953 6
J W Benson London tropical wristwatch by smiths in a Dennison Aquatite case of approx 33.3 mm in diameter with a chromed case top and steel screw in back. Fitted with a zrc cowhide strap. In excellent working order fully overhauled and a good timekeeper. This example has a 16 jewel movement with the cruciform case ring and the high quality balance. . These c series J W Benson watches were made both before and after 1953.
Most of these are tropical or London, this is the three line signature version.
N the pictures on a wrist for size comparison with modern watches that you may have this smiths wristwatch is modelled on a standard European medium sized wrist of 7 1/4 inches, the model is just under 6 ft tall and well built.