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Going barrel with English lever escapement pocket watch from 1885.

Key wind and Key set.

Watchmaker J. W. Benson of London. The Ludgte Watch.

Silversmith, J.W.B J.W. Benson, London assay office.

The 3/4 plate movement has 13 jewels.

The dial is free from hairline cracks and chips.

The mineral glass is free from scratches and chips.

Hinges and catches are all working correctly.

The sterling silver case measures 50mm x 17mm. 

Weight 122g

1885 J.W. Benson Silver Pocket Watch

  • At RomanDial all our watches are fully serviced. The service includes complete strip down of the movements to its component parts. 

    All parts are cleaned checked for wear, oiled and reassembled. 

    We then test the movement for at least seven days to check for accuracy and reliability. 

    While the movement is out of the case we clean and polish, check all hinges catches and clips are operating correctly. 

    We replace the mineral glass with new (old stock) mineral glass. 

    All our watches come with winding key if required.

    We aim for an accuracy of 1-2 minutes for lever watches and 2-5 minutes or verge watches.

    Mechanical watches of this type will require regulating from time to time.


    RomandDial offers a 30 day guarantee and worldwide shipping (free to the UK).

    We will ship the same working day for purchases before 10.00am and next working day after 10.00 am

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