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Just Sold 5/4 Antique Hamilton Pocket Watch Railroad Grade 992 Model 1 with Ornate Damasking Housed in this Gold Fill Case circa 1913

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For your consideration we have this antique Hamilton Pocket Watch Railroad Grade 992 circa 1913. We have the classic Lever Set Railroad Pocket Watch truly the scientific instrument of the day. The Hamilton Grade 992 is a size 16 measuring 2 inches in diameter the most popular of sizes. This classic Hamilton Pocket Watch has the desired configuration with the ornate damasking on the antique 992 Movement very soon to be changed to the simple pin stripe damasking pattern, Hamilton Montgomery Double Sunk Dial, Yellow Gold Fill Railroad Case highlighted with beautifully heat-treated Blued Steel Spade Hands. This Hamilton 992 was used on the rails and very well maintained with many “Railroad Inspectors” markings on the inside back cover. This fine Hamilton Pocket Watch shows beautifully and is sure to be appreciated for generations to come.


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


This Antique Pocket Watch has been Cleaned, Oiled and Adjusted for accuracy. This entails a complete disassembly and all parts cleaned and reassembled using the finest watch oil and gear grease.


This Hamilton Pocket Watch is warrantied for one full year from date of purchase.

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For your consideration we have this antique Hamilton Pocket Watch Railroad Grade 992 circa 1913. We have the classic Lever Set Railroad Pocket Watch truly the scientific instrument of the day. The Hamilton Grade 992 is a size 16 measuring 2 inches in diameter the most popular of sizes. The Hamilton Grade 992 Movement is housed in this yellow gold fill case manufactured by the Philadelphia Watch Case Company. This classic Hamilton Pocket Watch has the highly desired configuration with the ornate damasking on the antique 992 Movement very soon to be changed to the simple pin stripe damasking pattern. The Hamilton Montgomery Double Sunk Dial housed in this Yellow Gold Fill Railroad Case and highlighted with beautifully heat-treated Blued Steel Spade Hands. This Hamilton 992 was used on the rails and very well maintained with many “Railroad Inspectors” markings on the inside back cover. This Hamilton does show years of appreciation yet still shows beautifully and tracks accurately as designed. I so hope the pictures and extreme magnification help tell the story of this fine Hamilton Pocket Watch.

This Hamilton Grade 992 Movement is an early Model 1 with the ornate damasking and gold lettering. After 1914 the damasking pattern was changed to the simple pin stripe damasking pattern. The total production for this Grade 992 was only 100,600 over 12 years from 1903 through 1914. Many prefer these rare older more ornate 992 Movements to the later models in which they manufactured many more. This Grade 992 was manufactured to the highest of standards and we have and excellent example for your consideration. This Hamilton 992 Movement is lever set and stem wound with 21 fine Ruby Jewels and adjusted to 5 positions. The fine movement is also adjusted to heat and cold with a high-grade micro regulator, gold balance weights, raised gold jewel settings, gold center wheel with a steel escapement all designed for exceptional accuracy. This fine of pocket watches has just been serviced and is an excellent timekeeper as designed.

This Hamilton Grade 992 is faced with a Double Sunk Montgomery Railroad Dial. The Montgomery Dial was the most ornate and the top of the line dials offered in the day. The Montgomery Dial has every minute marker in Arabic Numerals around the outer circumference with every 5-minute marker highlighted in red. This Hamilton Double Sunk Dial has the recessed center chapter with the Hamilton logo in the desired antique script font. Then we have the raised outer chapter for the Hamilton stylized Arabic font numerals and a recessed sub chapter for the second hand. The Montgomery Dial was truly the height of functionality with every minute accounted for. This ornate dial is made using 3 copper plates soldered together then baked with many layers of Silica giving the dial that deep rich porcelain finish. Truly the classic Hamilton Railroad Dial both beautiful and the height of functionality. This Montgomery Dial is highlighted with the beautifully Blued Steel Spade Railroad Hands in pristine condition. This fine Hamilton Pocket Watch shows beautifully and is sure to be appreciated for generations to come.

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

This Antique Pocket Watch has been Cleaned, Oiled and Adjusted for accuracy. This entails a complete disassembly and all parts cleaned and reassembled using the finest watch oil and gear grease.

This Hamilton Pocket Watch is warrantied for one full year from date of purchase.

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Gender Male
Condition used
Material Antique Railroad Pocket Watch circa 1913
MPN Pocket Watch
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