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Smiths PRS-68 NWW 1460
  • TypeModern
  • BandRubber Strap & Steel Bracelet
  • Case MaterialSteel
  • ConditionMint
  • MovementAutomatic

Smiths PRS-68

Used but mint and unworn looking condition Smiths PRS-68. This watch pays homage to a design which will be instantly recognised by the majority of watch aficionados world-wide. If you are lucky enough to own an original, chances are you rarely wear it for fear of damaging it even though it's your favourite watch. It's surprising that this design first appeared 45 years ago and whilst it may be considered unusual or even "quirky", it looks just as modern today as it did then.

As with all Time Factors homages, there are a few improvements:
• Water resistance improved to 200 metres.
• Screw-down crown replaces bayonet locking crown.
• Sapphire crystal to replace original mineral crystal.
• Lug spacing increase to 20mm to enable a greater variety of straps to be fitted.
• Movement updated to hi-beat (Miyota 9015).
• Quality stainless steel bracelet with solid end links.

The watch comes on the original steel bracelet with folding clasp, and original waffle rubber strap and a replacement Isofrane style rubber strap. Width 42 mm excluding crown, 44 mm including crown, lug to lug 45 mm, thickness 13 mm.

316L stainless steel, brushed top with polished sides
Diameter 44.5mm
Lug to lug height 47mm
Thickness 12.4mm to top of crystal
Lug spacing 20mm
Anti-magnetic 4800 A/m
Water resistance 20ATM/200m/660ft
Weight 180 grammes including bracelet, 113 grammes on "waffle" strap
Screw back, screw down crown, Viton case back seals, bi-directional rotating bezel with ball-bearing "click"

Black with applied indices and white printed minute track
Applied indices and bezel pearl SuperLuminova C3

Bevelled rectangular, polished steel
Luminous: SuperLuminova C3

Flat sapphire with bevelled edge and anti-reflective coating on the underside. 32mm x 3.2mm x 1.8mm

Miyota 9015, 24 jewel automatic, 28,800 BPH

Solid link stainless steel with screwed links and solid end links and signed clasp

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