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Sold Antique Hamilton Pocket Watch Railroad Grade 992 Housed in the Classic Cross Bar Case in a Beautiful Rose GF circa 1925

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Folks we have a very special offering for your consideration; this Hamilton Pocket Watch Railroad Grade 992L circa 1925. The finest of Lever Set Railroad Pocket Watches housed in this rare and collectable Wadsworth Cross Bar Case. This is the first pocket watch Hamilton offered as factory cased and timed. Prior to this the jeweler or jobber or the day would match the case and movement to meet their customer needs and budget. We have one of most desired configurations with this Grade 992 Model 1 Movement, the pristine Hamilton “Old English” style dial, Wadsworth Rose GF Cross Bar Case highlighted with the original Blued Steel Spade / Whip Railroad Hands.


This is another excellent example of the late 19th early 20th Century ingenuity that made the American Pocket Watch a worldwide standard for accuracy and beauty in timekeeping.


All Antique and Vintage Pocket Watches are cleaned, oiled and adjusted for accuracy and warranted for one full year from date of purchase.

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Folks we have a very special offering for your consideration; this Hamilton Pocket Watch Railroad Grade 992L circa 1925. The finest Lever Set Railroad Pocket Watches is housed in this rare and collectable Wadsworth Crossbar Case. This is the first pocket watch Hamilton offered as factory cased and timed. Prior to this the jeweler or jobber or the day would match the case and movement to meet their customer needs and budget. This ornate case was first introduced in 1924 and is referred to as the Hamilton/Wadsworth Cross Bar Case; Hamilton did not issue another model case for 2 years. The Hamilton 992 Movement has a production date of April 1925 and this early Crossbar Case still has “Patent Pend” on the inside back cover, all original. We have one of most desired configurations with this Grade 992 Model 1 Movement, the pristine Hamilton “Old English” style dial, Wadsworth Rose GF Cross Bar Case highlighted with the original Blued Steel Spade / Whip Railroad Hands. I so hope the pictures and magnification help tell the story of this truly exceptional Hamilton Pocket Watch.

This Hamilton 992 is faced with a flawless Double Sunk Hamilton Railroad Dial; this is a rare and desired Railroad Dial with the Hamilton popular “Old English”style Arabic font numerals. This Hamilton Double Sunk Dial has the recessed center chapter for the Hamilton logo, then we have the raised outer chapter for the Hamilton stylized Arabic font numerals, also on the raised around outer circumference we have each 5-minute maker highlighted in red Arabic numerals. Then we have a recessed sub chapter for the second hand. Truly the ornate and classic Hamilton Railroad Dial both beautiful and the height of functionality. This dial is actually made using 3 copper plates soldiered together then baked with many layers of silica giving the dial that deep rich porcelain glass finish. This pristine dial is again without flaws and is highlighted with the original beautiful Blued Steel Spade / Whip Railroad Hands. This fine Hamilton Pocket Watch shows beautifully and is sure to be appreciated for generations to come.

This high grade Hamilton Grade 992 Movement is one of the most collected of all Railroad Pocket Watches. The 992 is a size 16 and measures two inches in diameter, the most popular of sizes. The total number of the Grade 992 produced was only 545,000 over 28 years from 1903 through 1930. This high-grade 992 Movement is lever set with the classic gold lettering and narrow pin stripe damasked nickel plate movement. This 992 is in pristine condition without reckless jewelers tool marks or corrosion. This Hamilton 992 Movement is lever set and stem wound with 21 fine Ruby Jewels and adjusted to 5 positions. The movement is also adjusted to heat and cold with a high-grade regulator, gold balance weights, raised gold jewel settings, gold center wheel and train with a steel escapement. One of the finest Railroad Pocket Watches manufactured. This fine Hamilton Pocket Watch has just been serviced and is an excellent timekeeper.

This is another excellent example of the late 19th early 20th Century ingenuity that made the American Pocket Watch a worldwide standard for accuracy and beauty in timekeeping.

All Antique and Vintage Pocket Watches are cleaned, oiled and adjusted for accuracy and warranted for one full year from date of purchase.

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Gender Male
Condition refurbished
Material Pocket Watch
MPN Pocket Watch
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