This is an exceptionally nice original Ball pocket watch. It is 16 size, open face, stem wind, lever set. The movement is a grade 998 Hamilton for Ball. It is 23 jewels, Official Standard, marked ELINVAR beneath the balance.
The movement runs well and keeps good time. The porcelain dial is excellent with no hairlines or chips. Nice original blued steel hands.
The case is yellow gold filled, Ball model. The case is excellent with no dents, brassing, or issues. It still has a tight bow, so it has not seen much use. It has a glass crystal.
This is a very nice example of a 23 jewel Ball Hamilton railroad pocket watch. The item "Ball 23J 16s Official Standard 998 Hamilton EXCELLENT Railroad Pocket Watch" is in sale since Thursday, October 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique". The seller is "bobgl" and is located in Winnetka, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.