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Advert for Bensons pocket watches with roman numerals 1888



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Advert for Bensons pocket watches with roman numerals 1888

Special strength watches and chronographs.
1888

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Media ID 14378041

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

1888 Benson Bensons Dial Lever Mens Numerals Pocket Price Prices Seconds Timekeeping Timepiece Watch Watches Chronograph Chronographs


Jigsaw Puzzle (500 Pieces)

"Step back in time with our captivating collection of vintage jigsaw puzzles from Media Storehouse. This intriguing puzzle features an advertisement for Bensons pocket watches from 1888, as originally published by Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans from Mary Evans Prints Online. Immerse yourself in the elegance of the past as you piece together the intricate details of this advertisement, showcasing special strength watches and chronographs with the classic Roman numerals of the era. A perfect gift for history enthusiasts, puzzle lovers, or anyone seeking a challenging and rewarding pastime."

500 piece puzzles are custom made in Australia and hand-finished on 100% recycled 1.6mm thick laminated puzzle boards. There is a level of repetition in jigsaw shapes with each matching piece away from its pair. The completed puzzle measures 40x51cm and is delivered packaged in an attractive presentation box specially designed to fit most mail slots with a unique magnetic lid

Jigsaw Puzzles are an ideal gift for any occasion

Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 50.7cm x 38cm (20" x 15")

Estimated Product Size is 50.7cm x 40.3cm (20" x 15.9")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) orientation to match the source image.


EDITORS COMMENTS
Step back in time with this advertisement for Bensons pocket watches from the year 1888. The illustration showcases a selection of Bensons' finest timepieces, featuring both regular pocket watches and chronographs. The Roman numerals on the dials add an elegant and timeless touch, while the intricate details of the watch faces and fob chains reveal the exceptional craftsmanship of these Victorian-era timepieces. Bensons' commitment to quality is evident in their "Special Strength" watches, which promise durability and precision. The chronographs, with their seconds hand and dial, offer an added level of functionality for the discerning gentleman. Each watch is designed with a lever mechanism, ensuring smooth and accurate timekeeping. The advertisement, published by Illustrated London News Ltd in 1888, invites potential customers to "examine and trial" the watches at their local Bensons dealer. Prices range from a modest 10 shillings for a basic pocket watch to 25 guineas for a top-of-the-line chronograph, making these timepieces an affordable luxury for many men of the era. This advertisement offers a glimpse into the world of Victorian timekeeping, where precision, style, and affordability came together to create iconic timepieces that have stood the test of time. Whether you're a collector, historian, or simply appreciate the beauty of a well-crafted timepiece, this advertisement is sure to inspire and delight.

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