SMITHS J W BENSON 15J GENTS ENGLISH 1954 20 YEARS TUBE INVESTMENTS WATCH
Smiths J W Benson 15J 9ct wristwatch given by the Directors at T.I that is Tube Investments an engineering company which much later amalgamated with Smiths. T.I were one of the companies that used up the best part of the case back when dedicating the watch. The case width without the crown is an old fashioned 31.1mm. The Hallmarks are 60/61 Edinburgh assay office. As in many Smiths cases there is a pleasant pink tint to the solid 9ct gold case material. The case is signed J W Benson Ltd made in England. Ref number 12383 ALD for Dennison number 266073 for Birmingham 9ct gold hallmarks for 1949/50. The movement is in good clean condition c series with the usual J W Benson refinements but only 15 jewels. The balance is one of the pink ones which were either a refinement or replacement supplied by Smiths. Has been fitted with a new ZRC leather strap. Comes fully serviced with our usual 2 year warranty and presentation pack.