Voted Forbes magazine's "Best of the Web" consecutively since 2000. RARE Hamilton 21 Jewel 993 14k Hunter Case. Pocket Watch Special Dial - SERVICED. Ah, the pride of the American Watch movement the Hamilton Pocket Watch! Adored by railroaders and collectors the world over; treasured by those who know fine timepieces and hoarded by collectors; without question, Hamilton Watch Company of Lancaster, Pa.
Has emerged as one of the finest watch houses ever to build a timepiece. Around the world, the Hamilton watch is lauded for its innovative design, both functionally and artistically.
Beginning their claim to fame as designers of Railroad Pocket watches with degrees of error measured within fractions of seconds a day, Hamilton went on to become major forces in the wristwatch line, hiring the brightest designers and engineers to oversee development of hundreds of original styles. Today Hamiltons retain their spot as most favored timepieces among fashion artists and collectors. What finer pocket watch to carry and flash about than this hefty 16 size, 21 ruby jewel "993" by Hamilton Watch Company? Housed in a handsome, solid 14k yellow gold "Roy" hunter case, this watch features a remarkable well-designed, fully marked "993" grade Hamilton movement with rare, accented Doric dial.Such a watch would have been railroad grade but in a hunter case very rare, very desirable, and only carried by those of means. The overwhelming majority of railroad watches are in open-faced cases; however, the factory did produce a few in hunter cases for those who craved the ceremony of pulling out a fine timepiece, pushing the crown and watching the lid pop open. It's the movement we see conductors make in all the famous railroad scenes. Beyond a scuff on the front cover of the case that appears to have occurred during the engine-turning process, the case is in remarkably fine condition right down to its vacant cartouches.
No matter where you are the Far East, Europe or the U. If you must have a desirable railroad timepiece to create envy in your friends, you've found a remarkable watch in this solid gold 993. Please take a moment to look at the gold damasceening of the solid nickel movement.As many of our fine buyers and repeat clients know, each day we offer a smattering of things we've picked up here and there, many fine watches and pieces of jewelry that for one reason or another we'll not be offering on our Web site some new old stock! Watches this week include a'20s ladies antique watch or two,'30s Deco pieces, a'40s military style wristwatch, and fine Retro stainless steel wristwatches that are representative of a style thats becoming all the rage; as well as gold rings and vintage wire lug examples perfect for restoration. Coming up are sterling silver wristwatches and a few items dug out of the workbench drawer of a retired watchmaker or two. Don't know anything about wristwatches?
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We invite you to find out more about us by clicking on our ME page! The item "RARE Hamilton 21 Jewel 993 14k Hunter Case Pocket Watch Special Dial SERVICED" is in sale since Thursday, October 20, 2016. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique". The seller is "strickland_vintage_watches" and is located in Tampa, Florida.
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