We have an all original antique Hamilton Pocket Watch Railroad Model 940. This top of the line 940 Movement has 21 jewels, motor barrel, double roller, lever set and just beautiful ornate damasking on the Nickel Plates that are just spotless. This is the pocket watch that earned Hamilton Watch Co. the name of “Americas Timekeeper”, this was the scientific instrument of the day in 1903 .The Model 940 is a ‘Size 18″ and measures 2 1/4 inches in diameter. This timepiece shows beautifully has just been serviced and is an excellent timekeeper.
The beautiful Hamilton Dial, Blue Steel Hands and Custom Yellow Gold Filled Case are all in just excellent condition. This dial has the oldest and the most desired script with “Hamilton Watch Co.” spelled out in a handwritten font. This font with “Hamilton Watch Co.” was not continued through to the size 16 it was just to small of a dial. The Old English Arabic numeral font is just beautiful with red highlights at every 5 minute marker. This highly prized Model 940 set the standard for the American Railroad Pocket Watch which others strive to match in quality and performance.
This Hamilton 940’s classic Blue Spade Hands, Double Sunk Dial and the 940 Movement and all in excellent condition, close to perfect. The dial has a flake at the lever and the case has a light design barely visible and still very smooth these two items are the only issues. The pictures tell the story of this truly classic Hamilton Railroad Pocket Watch.
This is another excellent example of the of the 19th Century ingenuity that made the American Pocket Watch a world wide standard for accuracy and beauty in time keeping.
All Antique/Vintage Pocket Watches are Cleaned, Oiled and Adjusted and “Warranted for 1 Year” from date of purchase.