The Nº 1953 White Automatic (SOLD OUT)


The automatic dress watch, limited to only 25 serial numbered items. Built in Britain with British and imported parts, each stainless steel head is fitted with an automatic Miyota 9015 caliber movement made in Japan by Citizen and Milanese strap or handmade leather strap. Free worldwide shipping and 0% finance available at checkout.

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The automatic dress watch limited to 25 items

The automatic dress watch, Nº 1953 White, limited to 25 serial numbered items. Built in Britain with British and imported parts under a 2 year limited warranty. Each 316L grade stainless steel head measures 37.5 mm width x 43 mm length x 12.5 mm depth. It is fitted with an automatic Miyota 9015 caliber movement made in Japan by Citizen, finished with a solid sapphire scratch resistant lens, signature red crown, enamel case back and Milanese bracelet or refined handmade Italian leather strap. Each watch is accompanied by a book containing chapter 6 of our story, signed map of the Queen’s Coronation route and wax sealed in 100% recyclable packaging. We believe that the watch should be available at the same price wherever you are in the world so we offer free international shipping with 0% finance available at checkout. See how it works here. As this item is made by hand, please allow up to 10 working days to receive shipping details.

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The automatic dress watch drawing inspiration from the coronation of Elizabeth II

Launched Thursday, 13 September 2018. Nº 1953 automatic dress watch is set thirteen years after WT Author’s fifth collection. It marks the coronation of Elizabeth II on 2 June 1953 at Westminster Abbey, London. Our signature silhouette adopts a sophisticated aesthetic by referencing dress watches from the time. The watch is finished beautifully with a refined 20mm handmade leather strap. Or choose a silver-tone stainless steel Milanese bracelet instead. The watch is finished beautifully with our refined 22 mm handmade leather strap. We build the product using tailor-made components from every corner of the globe (from USA to South America, Asia to Switzerland and of course, UK).

The automatic dress watch referencing 1950s era watches

Utilising a combination of matt and highly-polished surfaces. The automatic dress watch measures 37.5 mm across, 43 mm high including the lugs with an overall case depth of 12.5 mm. The dial utilises applied faceted indices and is enhanced with Author’s unique shape. Each finished product utilises a bespoke dial design that brings a subtle knurled textures, combined with traditionally formed custom-made hands. The black dress watch has been modernised with a bespoke “casino chip” enamel screw down back, signature red aluminium crown embossed with our brand’s iconic trademark.

The watch strap made by hand in the UK

The Nº 1953 Milanese bracelet is constructed from fine-knit stainless steel therefore harking back to 1950’s mesh jewellery. It is stamped from sheet metal and stitched together. This makes it a far more economical process than that of traditional bracelets. It represents a dressier alternative to our raw leather straps

The Nº 1953 leather watch strap has been handmade in Britain using vegetable tanned dyed through shoulder. The rich colour which is treated with waxes and oils offers a distressed effect which lightens in colour when folded or turned. The natural grain is left intact to show all the growth marks and unique character therefore giving a distinctive antique look with this mellow feeling skin. The strap has been designed and manufactured to fit a 20mm lug width with an overall thickness of 3mm and is embossed with the WT Author ‘A’ trademark. The strap is completed with a polished stainless steel buckle and finished with rounded, burnished strap edges.

automatic dress watch no 1953 white wt author

Additional information


WT Author






Automatic Miyota 9015 caliber movement


37.5 mm


12.5 mm

Water Resistancy

10 ATM

Case Material

Bronze-tone & silver-tone stainless steel

Strap Type

Silver-tone stainless steel Milanese Bracelet

Strap Colour



Free worldwide shipping


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