Stainless Steel Mid-Size J.W.BENSON / JUVENIA ‘Bumper’ Automatic Wrist Watch. 1940s


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A nice quality solid stainless steel mid-sized wrist watch with a ‘bumper’ automatic movement. Manufactured for the renowned London jewellers/watchmakers, ‘J.W.Benson’ by the Swiss manufacturer ‘Didisheim Goldshmidt’ (Juvenia). Dating from the late 1940s/early 1950s.

A solid stainless steel case with a screw-on back. Very attractive ‘horn’ shaped lugs. Original stainless steel winding crown. Bezel fitted with an acrylic ‘u.b.’ glass. Inside case back signed, “Didisheim Goldshmidt & Grandsons”. Case width (not including crown): 31mm. Case condition: 90%.

Original silvered dial with luminous hands and blued steel sweep seconds hand. Alternating luminous numerals and hour markers. (luminous paint no longer active). Dial signed, “J. W. Benson, London”. Dial condition: 95%.

Nice quality, 11 ligne, 17 jewel ‘bumper’ automatic movement (A. S. calibre 1250). Movement signed, “J. W. Benson Ltd, London”. Machine engraved silvered plates. ‘Incabloc’ shock absorber. Movement condition (appearance): 95%. Recently serviced. Time keeping: good.

This watch is supplied with a good quality jeweller’s presentation box.

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J. W. Benson

Inventory No. 687

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Price: GBP() 275.00 + Shipping

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