16 size 17 jewel open face pendant-set Grade 962 pocket watch. A rare and attractive early bridge model grade, the total production of the 962 was only 350 made.Movement features gold jewel settings, gold balance screws, circular pattern nickel damaskeen, and interestingly is only marked with the word "Adjusted" and a serial number as is typical of Hamilton's very earliest 16 size production. Watch is fronted by a double-sunk enamel dial and is housed in a Fahys "Permanent Quality" gold-filled hinged case. Movement serial number is 50353.
Running and a nice looking movement with excellent color and luster and just some typical mild surface marks. Dial has some light hairlines in its outer chapter and its seconds-register. Case has a good overall look but with some scattered dings or shallow dents to its band and to its rear. Case crown is well worn, has had some notches added for grip, and is missing a portion of its outer layer.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 GRADE 962 RARE EARLY 16 SIZE 17 JEWEL POCKET WATCH" is in sale since Tuesday, November 19, 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, China, 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.