16 size 17 jewel open face pendant-set Grade 972 signed Ball & Co. Cleveland on both dial and movement.
Cased in a heavy 14K gold A. Hinged case that appears likely its original.Dial is sunk-seconds enamel and has a very elegant look with slanted Breguet style numerals and a simple one line signature. Case is very attractive with a vermicelli pattern to the band and with beeded pattern to the front/rear lid perimeters around their border with the band. Movement serial number is 56790 which is listed in the Hamilton factory ledger as being a December 7th, 1898 sale to Ball. Gross weight of complete watch is 69.4 dwt (107.9 g). Running and an absolutely beautiful movement with superb color and luster. Dial is very near to perfect with only a small edge scratch outside 32 minutes and a minuscule edge nick below the bezel outside 42 minutes. Hands are mismatched and hour hand has finish loss. Case is beautiful and looks to have seen minimal use but does have a small flat spot on the band at the 3 O'clock area. Please check out my other items this week for more great watches and watch related items for sale. - Check out the NAWCC! The NAWCC (National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors) is a group that has a 65 year history, a terrific online message board for collectors, and the NAWCC puts on many watch and clock shows across the United States every year. I've been an NAWCC member since 1991 and recommend it to every collector of watches or clocks. The item "BALL HAMILTON 14K GOLD EARLY GRADE 972 16S 17J RARE POCKET WATCH" is in sale since Friday, December 08, 2017. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique". The seller is "fhwatch" and is located in Lisle, Illinois.
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