English silver J W Benson full hunter pocket watch with box c1939

English silver J W Benson full hunter pocket watch with box c1939

Code: 4.228

£950.00 Approx $1306.74, €1112.41, ¥8558.56
(1 in stock)
 

This is an English silver cased J W Benson full hunter pocket watch. The movement was made in their Switzerland factory, sent over to England where it was cased and sold. It has clear hallmarks for Birmingham 1939

Movement – the gilt ¾ plate movement has a lever escapement and is signed “J W Benson, 15 Jewels, Adjusted, Swiss Made”. The movement is in 95% mint condition

Case – the movement comes in an English silver open face case, which has a hinged inner, back and front cover. The front cover pops open crisply to 90 degrees when you press the winder in. The case has a smooth plain finish and is in 90% mint condition – some very small marks only

Dial – the white enamel dial has a pair of gilt hands and a blue steel sub seconds hand. The dial is signed “J W Benson, London, Swiss Made” and is in 100% mint condition

The watch has a mineral glass

The watch measures 50mm wide x 14mm deep

The watch is stem wound / stem set