4.83 Silver J W Benson Half Hunter Pocket Watch plus original Box. Half Hunter. 50mm. Stem Wound / Pin Set. London 1913


Movement – the gilt ¾ plate movement has a lever escapement and is signed “J W Benson, Ludgate Hill, London, The Bank, Best London Make, B7909”. The movement is in 95% mint condition

Case – the movement comes in an English silver Half Hunter 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 coin edged sides, engine turning and dark blue enamel numbers on the front cover. The back cover is engraved with a monogram. The case is in 85% mint condition – light rubbing to the engine turning on the back cover

Dial – the white enamel dial has a full set of blue steel hands and is signed “J W Benson, London”. The dial is in 99% mint condition. The watch has a plastic glass over the dial and a mineral glass in the front cover. The case comes in a red leather box lined with deep blue velvet and silk. The case is decorated with a gold thread Benson logo and signed “J W Benson Ltd, Watchmaker to HM the Queen, 62 & 64 Ludgate Hill, London, EC”. The box is in excellent condition

 
£750 including shipping -