The dial layout gives emphasis to minutes, which are picked out in red on the intermediate chapter ring and an outer ring has a calibrated to indicate 100 units per minute. These watches were particularly useful for rapid mathematical calculations when time equations could be more readily determined an expressed in terms of decimals. Military Timepieces 1880 1990 by Z M Wesolowski.
Movement the high grade nickel ¾ plate case has a lever escapement and a micrometer regulator. The movement has a wheel positioned on the top plate for the sweep centre seconds hand. The movement also has a hack feature which stops the balance dead, used for synchronising watches. The movement is signed Hamilton Watch Co, USA, 3992B, 22 Jewels, US Govt, Adjusted Temp and 6 positions # 3C301.The movement is in 100% mint condition. Case the movement comes in a staybrite metal case, which has a screw off back and front.
The back of the case is engraved Navigation Master Watch, Hamilton Watch Co, HS 3 and a small military arrow along with serial numbers. The case has turned sides with a smooth plain finish and is in 95% mint condition a super case for a military watch. Dial the paint on metal dial has a blue steel hour hand, a red paint on steel minute hand and a blue steel centre seconds hand. The dial has a rare Decimal layout along with a central chapter ring for seconds and an inner one for hours.
The dial is signed Hamilton and is in 100% mint condition. The watch has a bevelled glass. The watch measures 51mm x 15mm deep. The watch is stem wound / stem set. Hello, thank you for looking at our listing.
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