The watch has a Buren Grand prix, 15-jewel, Swiss made stem-winding movement which is working well. The movement is protected by an inner hinged cover.
The watch itself measures 50.2mm diameter excluding the winding stem and the loop. The case is gold plated and is the Star model made by the Dennison Watch Case Company. The case has nice crisp engine turned detail to the front and back with a vacant cartouche to the back and a coin edge.The case has a few small "dings" mainly to the back but otherwise it is in nice condition. The front cover has a small central lens surrounded by blue enamel roman numerals. The enamel infill has had some small losses although hardly noticeable to the naked eye.
The winding crown pushes in to open the front cover. Inside, there is an a glass lens which is in nice condition.
The dial is signed Garrard and is in nice condition.
Garrards was founded in 1735 by George Wickes. They designed, manufactured and retailed luxury jewellery, silver and watches. The company is still trading today and as well has having their headquarters in Mayfair, London, they also have a presence in Harrods, London, Geneva, Lebanon, Qatar, Dubai, Moscow and Hong Kong. Garrard was the Crown Jeweller of the United Kingdom, charged with the upkeep of the British Crown Jewels from 1843 to 2007.
The watch has its original blued steel hands including the special half hunter hand so you can see the time when the case is closed.
The watch will be sent in a new presentation box.
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