Smiths 303 Craftsman 1942 English 15 Jewel 9KT Gold Gents Manual Watch


Dial: Excellent White/Silver with raised Gold  markers and Gold hands sub-second at 6 O'clock Made in England


Crystal: Excellent 


Case: Excellent Denison 9KT Gold Made in England 12383 A.L.D. 360183


Movement: Manual Made in England 15 Jewel C87786 Cal.400 Sets, winds and runs fine, keeps time


Strap: Excellent Bristol 150 USA Gold Filled expander


Size: 32mm wide excluding crown x 39mm lug to lug x 10mm deep x 16mm between lugs 


Overall general comments: Lovely as new vintage 1942 gents Smiths Craftsman watch, ready to wear




Please note:

All watches sold function correctly and keep excellent time unless otherwise stated in the description, because most of the watches sold are vintage we can not guarantee they will be water proof or water resistant unless otherwise stated in the description


Smiths History


Starting in London as Samuel Smith in 1851, progressing down the years to becoming S.Smith & Sons(Motor Accessories), receiving it's first Royal Warrant in 1907. then becoming S.Smith & Sons (England)Ltd, which split into Smiths Motor Accessories Ltd, Smiths Aircraft Instruments Ltd, Smiths English Clocks Ltd and Smiths industrial Instruments Ltd. The factory in Cheltenham that eventually manufactured the high quality timepieces featured here was built at the start of the Second World War. By the end of the Second World War The Smiths Group comprised of over 20 companies. By the time Smiths Aviation Division had become the main priority in the late 1970's the Clock and watch Division had broken up. From the 1980's onwards Smiths Industries had successfully moved on into Avionics, Smiths being instrumental in the development of automated aircraft flying and landing controls, and finally in the 1980's the Aerospace division was extending its reach far into the jet age.

Smiths 303 Craftsman 1942 Gents Watch