Product Code: JWBEN18K164712-2 £ 1,500.00

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Product Description

Much sought after vintage J.W.Benson 18ct gold wristwatch, 1930s. This example is in 18ct gold case, and a beautifully enamel face Arabic numbers with and signed j.w.benson and the beauty of its look, in very good condition and one of the better examples I've seen in many years, 15 jewels, Leather strap to match the watch (sometimes the strap might get changed), Has continuous small seconds, Signed J.W.Benson on the Face, Case, And movement.. Issued in the 30's, this watch was a experiment to try and solve thru problem of water proofing a watch, the actual watch sits in the case and the bezel is screwed down to stop any water to come into the watch, the back of the watch is one piece and again to stop water going into the watch. The button would have a seal to stop water entering from there and so the submarine watch was born. The Wristwatch has been professional serviced and cleaned to its full glory, the original button, these watches are very rare and getting hard to find, the beautiful deco case, it has a round shape movement. The Dimensions 30mm excluding crown, 32mm including crown, 33mm lug to lug and 18mm lug width. Overall condition very good, the watch comes with a new strap. The watch is in working order. Highly collectable and hard to find this watch is for sale, Ready to wear,
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