1950s Herodia Super manual dress watch FHF 28, gold plated case, 3D hour markers.
33mm x 33mm with an 18mm lug width.
The watch is in excellent condition, with a perfect condition case and dial.The dial is very beautiful, especially with the raised hour marker insert adding texture and height.It is keeping time to within -10 seconds per day.
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Dial:The dial is in excellent original condition. There are no marks and their is no wear or discolouration.The hour markers are an insert on-top of the face (original 50s design). This design allows the lovely 3D, claw look to the imposingmarkers.Hands:The hands are original and free of bending. The central second hand has some corrosion.Glass:The Acrylic crystal is in average condition, with a slight crack in the glass right at the edge,from 11-12, only visible from above the 12 o'clock. There are also some stress marks on the glass to the right hand side.A replacement is recommended. I didn't have a suitable size.Crown:Original crown in excellent condition.Case:A case that is in excellent condition. No visible wear to the gold plating. In good condition compared to similarexamples from the time.Caseback:In average condition but with multiple light surface scratches, some of the writing has been rubbed againstthe wrist. The case is of stainless steel composition.Strap:A new 18mm Crocodile Grain strap.
Movement:An FEF 28 manual wind movement with 17 jewels. The movement is in good condition, keeping time to within-10 seconds a day, with a strong amplitude of 230 degrees and a beat error of 1.9 m/s.
1950s Herodia Super manual dress watch FHF 28, gold plated case, 3D hour markers