16 size 21 jewel open face lever-set Grade 992B pocket watch with U. This very early example of this uncommon World War II military timepiece is notable for having a low three-digit movement serial number. Watch is fronted by its correct sunk-seconds enamel Montgomery numeral dial, and watch is housed in a chrome-plated base metal case with Ordnance Department marking to its rear. Movement serial number is C304.
Fully wound and not running under its own power but will tick weakly if some extra pressure is held on the crown and movement is given a twist, and I think likely this piece hasn't seen any type of servicing in a long time. Nice looking movement cosmetically with excellent color and luster and typical scattered surface marks.
Dial is superb with no flaws. Case appears to have seen very little wear with the markings on rear and its original circular finish fully intact. 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 "HAMILTON 992B US ARMY 21J 16S LOW SERIAL C304 MILITARY POCKET WATCH" is in sale since Sunday, November 24, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique".The seller is "fhwatch" and is located in Dunbarton, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.