1961 Smiths Astral model T365 watch, with linen finish dial, cal 27.CS 17 jewels.A very rare reference of Smiths Astral with an extremely beautiful dial. Certainly one for the Smiths collector, or anyone after a beautiful dress which with a high quality English movement.It is keeping time to within +20 seconds a day. There are further details below.Please see the images as these compliment and aid the description provided below.
Dial:A beautiful linen finish dial. Very rare.There are some scratches near the centre where the hands are mounted.Hands:The hands are original and have no signs of wear or corrosion.Glass:The crystal has some light surface scratches, but it is in good condition.Crown:The original crown. It has some signs of wear.Case:The case has wear to the gold plating, this is visible in the photos. This is a shame, but really doesn't detract from the beauty of the dial.Caseback:Stainless steel. Maintains original graining still, light surface scratching.Strap:A new 16mm genuine leather strap.
Movement:Beautiful Smiths calibre 27.CS, 17 jewel variant. Keeping time to +20 seconds a day with an amplitude of 250 and a beat error of 1.7m/s.Case dimensions
Case width: 34.5mm
Case width with crown: 36.4mm
Case length: 34.5mm
Case Depth: 11mm
Case length lug to lug: 41.8mm
Lug width: 16mm
1961 Smiths Astral model T365 watch, with linen finish dial, cal 27.CS 17 jewels