Smiths "Deluxe" 15 Jewel 30mm Gentleman's Gold-Plated Watch  195os

Smiths "Deluxe" 15 Jewel 30mm Gentleman's Gold-Plated Watch 195os

£145.00Price

In excellent running order, with a two tone dial, an early 1950's British Made Smiths "Deluxe" Gold Plated Gentleman's watch - Probably the best watch in the world at the time. - The case is 30mmx35mm deluxe English made watches with between 15 and 18 jewel movements and high-quality polished escapements, and ex-factory with screw fitted balances. these were advertised as Britain's finest watch. dating from 1951/52.  Only after the second world war – did Smiths begin to manufacture wristwatches – supported by British government finance - to fill the gaping absence of a quality watchmaker in the UK. From 1946-1970 Smiths produced a range of high quality watches from its Cheltenham factory including; the De Luxe, Astral and later the Imperial and Everest ‘range’ of watches. Smiths holds an important part of English horological history as the last English watch company of any size in a world of watches dominated by Swiss, and Japanese manufacturers.

  • Product Info

    Case size: 30mm

    Case colour: Gold plated

    Strap: Brown leather

    Dial: 12 hour dial in whhite

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