The Dewitt comes in a 10K yellow gold filled case with fluted lugs. It looks very similar to the Eric - which was made at the same time. However the Dewitt is slightly smaller and the inside of the lugs taper to the outside. I wonder if that's why they advertised it as "especially popular among young men of exceptional judgment"?
Behind the dial is a 17 jewel 747 movement. The dial is white finished sterling silver with solid gold numerals.
I think I've restored at least a half dozen Dewitts and they always turn out nice. Below is a typical example.
As received, this Dewitt had a nice case but a dirty dial in need of refinishing and due for a crystal replacement too.
With a new crystal installed and a fresh refinish on top of a serviced 747 movement (as well as a new second hand), this Dewitt is ready for wrist time.
Here's another Dewitt that I just finished overhauling this weekend and will probably post to my "watches for sale" page. I happened to have another project watch that came with a bracelet that looks like an exact match for the Dewitt. I put it on and it looks great!
For comparison, here's a wrist shot of a 1948 Eric. As you can see, it's quite similar to the Dewitt.
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