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 imposing
markers.
 
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 similar
examples from the time.
 
Caseback:
In average condition but with multiple light surface scratches, some of the writing has been rubbed against
the 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

£200.00Price