We only sell 100% AUTHENTIC items. We are listing a truly rare American made pocket watch in this sale. This is the Hamilton'Hayden Wheeler' Private Label Pocket Watch in Hunting Case with 21 jewels.The Hayden Wheeler has long been coveted as one of the rarest productions by Hamilton where in hunting case with 21 jewels there was around 200-250 ever made. These watches were special ordered by Hayden Wheeler and made particular to this model only, the watch was not part of standard Hamilton production. It was made to the highest order by Hamilton, with 21 ruby jewels set in solid gold settings, gold wheel train, gold balance screws, and beautifully executed wavy damaskeening throughout. Hayden Wheeler pocket watches came with either un-signed double sunk dials or signed with the Wheeler name.
This particular example has a plain un-signed dial with Roman Numerals. The 14K solid gold hunting case was made to the highest order, it is very heavy and comes with fine features such as Jurgensen lip. Condition-wise the watch is running well but we cannot guarantee timekeeping accuarcy since it was not serviced by us. We always recommend buyers to fully service the watch with competent watchmaker if it is intended to be used on a regular basis.
Cosmetically the dial has a very faint hairline at 10 o'clock marker that can only be seen by loupe. The movement is very clean and rust free but does have some screwdriver marks on the surface. The solid 14K gold case is in superb condition with all of the hinges tight and no ding/dent. Diameter is 52mm and total weight is 123.6g.
Overall it's just a rare and beautiful watch that rarely comes up for sale. Return can be made if the item received significantly deviate from the lot description and must be made within 3 days after receiving item.
Please don't hesitate to ask questions, especially when you are concerned with anything! The item "Hamilton Hayden Wheeler 14K Solid Gold HC 21j 16s Rare Pocket Watch 52mm 123.6g" is in sale since Tuesday, August 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique". The seller is "madcollector2" and is located in Corona, California.
This item can be shipped worldwide.