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|Delivery time:||2-6 days|
|Condition||Very good (Worn with little to no signs of wear)|
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|Location||United States of America, Michigan, Warren|
|Number of jewels||17|
|Case diameter||32 mm|
|Water resistance||Not water resistant|
History of hamilton:
founded in 1892, the hamilton watch company of lancaster, pa would not officially start its watch production until march 1894, having first chosen the name columbian watch co. But this name was already copyrighted by the waterbury co. The name "hamilton" was derived from lancaster’s founding father, mr. Andrew hamilton, a scottish-born attorney who was instrumental in the growth of lancaster.
By 1908 hamilton was producing a lady’s pendant watch and during the wwi period a small line of military style watches were available for men. Hamilton never looked back, arguably producing the highest quality american made watches from the 1920s through the 1960s.
I am a watch collector as well as a buyer & seller of quality pre-owned, antique, and vintage watches.
Please do not purchase this item if you have not read the description in full!
This fine timepiece is in "excellent" condition ...... I only sell fine authentic watches in excellent to minty condition.
Gender:men or women
strap material:new genuine leathermovement:swiss calibre 671 mechanical (hand-winding) overhauled may 2018
case size:32mm, not including crown
water resistance rating:not water resistantyear of manufacture:1950-1959features:nos acrylic crystalstrap color:blackwatch shape:roundcountry/region of manufacture:switzerlanddisplay:analogface color:satin whitecase material:gold plated bezelnumber of jewels:17 jewelscase color:gold
pictures are part of the description. Since condition is a matter of opinion, please check pictures and draw your own conclusion as to condition. All pictures are of the actual item.
You will be pleasantly surprised, and receive many compliments, when wearing your watch!
"elegance and style"
a classy vintage hamilton wristwatch from the 1950's
the watch has been subject to a careful restoration from our experienced watchmaker
this restoration includes a new old stock crystal, re-lumed hands and hour markers ~ no gold plate loss anywhere ~ new leather strap ~ serviced genuine clean hamilton 671 movement runs strong & accurate ~ professionally refinished raised gold markers
this really as a stunning retro- hamilton!!
Case diameter is 32mm, not counting crown
* because the bezel doesn't cover much of the dial, the watch plays much larger on the wrist than 32mm
vintage watches are generating more interest over the last several years since collectors realize and appreciate their quality. The good looking vintage ones are being snapped up and added to collections and are being worn. These vintage watches are a bargain when you consider the cost of producing a comparable watch with a high grade movement. This is a very nice example of a vintage swiss watch which would make an interesting example for any collection or just be fun to wear as your personal timepiece.
Because older, vintage, wristwatches were made smaller than watches made today, men or women can wear this and would look fabulous.
Vintage watches may gain or lose a small amount of time per day as they do not keep quartz accuracy. Also, because most vintage watches being offered are between 40-70 years old, small imperfections, scratches, and wear are to be expected.
A word about mechanical watches: all mechanical watches, whether manual or automatic wind, will need periodic servicing simply due to the friction of its moving parts. Generally, I do not know the service history of pre-owned watches I sell unless I have had the watch serviced and noted in the listing. I time all watches for at least 24 hours prior to listing and 12 hours prior to shipment. If it doesn't maintain acceptable accuracy I don't list it or I won't ship it and the buyer will receive a refund.
It is my hope that all of my items will go to people who will enjoy them. I will gladly accept a return and/or take care of a problem if I make a gross error in the description. If I have made no gross errors, the item is a final sale. This is merely due to the items being antiques, vintage, or pre-owned.
vintage watch outlet is not an authorized dealer of any of the watch brands we carry. All brand names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners and are used for identification purposes only. This allows us to sell luxury items at discounted prices. Vintage watch outlet is not affiliated with any website that sells fake or replica items.
I am a member of the nawcc, the national association of watch and clock collectors, which establishes the standards for ethical conduct for nawcc member activities related to horology.
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