Silver vintage J W Benson half hunter pocket watch. With Box. c1938

Silver vintage J W Benson half hunter pocket watch. With Box. c1938

Code: 4.304

£650.00 Approx $822.78, €758.46, ¥5963.3
 

This is an English silver J W Benson pocket watch with a Swiss Benson movement.

The watch has clear hallmarks for London 1938

Movement – the gilt ¾ plate movement has a lever escapement and is signed “J W Benson, 15 Jewels, Swiss Made”. The movement is in 99% mint condition – near flawless condition

Case – the movement comes in an English silver half hunter case by Benson. The case has a hinged front cover, inner and back cover and the front cover pops open to 90 degrees when you press the winder in. The case has a smooth plain finish with dark blue enamel numbers on the front cover. The case is in 90% mint condition – light wear and tear but overall an excellent case

Dial – the white enamel dial has a full set of gilt hands and is signed “J W Benson, London, Swiss Made”. The dial is in 100% mint condition

The watch has a synthetic glass over the dial and a mineral half hunter glass in the front cover

The watch measures 50mm wide x 14mm deep

The watch is stem wound / stem set

The watch comes in its original leather J W Benson box lined with silk and velvet. The box is in excellent condition