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Sold Antique Hampden Pocket Watch Two Tone 23 Jewel Special Railway Housed is this Beautiful Hunter Case circa 1908

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We are pleased to offer for your consideration this Hampden Pocket Watch; we have a rare 23 Jewel, two-tone grade Special Railway Movement housed in this beautiful antique Box Style Hunter Case. This is a wonderful configuration with the Hampden 23 Jewel Two Tone Movement, antique Box Style Hunter Case, Hampden Double Sunk Dial highlight with the original Spade/Spade Blued Steel Railroad Hands. The Hampden Special Railway Movement has the rare antique two-tone damasking on the nickel silver plates, truly stunning. Even the screws are gold filled on this finest of pocket watches. The Hampden Movement is in pristine condition without reckless jewelers tool marks or corrosion. movement is a size 18 measuring 2 ¼ inches and is lever set and stem wound. I so hope the many pictures and extreme magnification helps in the description.
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Appraised Value: $1,575.00

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We are pleased to offer for your consideration this Hampden Pocket Watch; they’re highest of grade pocket watches manufactured. We have a 23 Jewel, two-tone grade Special Railway Movement housed in this beautiful antique Box Style Hunter Case. The front cover opens with a push down on the crown to display the dial and the back has an inside dust cover that protects the movement and the back cover, so we have a triple hinge case in excellent condition. This is a wonderful configuration with the Hampden 23 Jewel Two Tone Movement, antique Box Style Hunter Case, Hampden Double Sunk Dial highlight with the original Spade/Spade Blued Steel Railroad Hands. This movement is a size 18 measuring 2 ¼ inches and is lever set and stem wound. I so hope the many pictures and extreme magnification helps in the description. The Hampden Special Railway Movement has the rare antique two-tone damasking on the nickel silver plates, truly stunning. Even the screws are gold filled on this finest of pocket watches. The Hampden Movement is in pristine condition without reckless jewelers tool marks or corrosion. The Special Railway is referred to as s full plate movement and is lever set and stem wound and in the case measures 2 ¼ inches in diameter. This finest of timepieces has 23 fine Ruby Jewels the most jewels offered by Hampden, adjusted to 5 positions and is also adjusted to heat and cold. This fine movement also has a high-grade micro regulator, gold balance weights, and raised jewel settings, gold filled screws, gold center with a steel escapement. This Special Railway is of the Hampden Watch Companies finest offerings and a rare find in such fine condition. This timepiece has just been serviced and is an excellent timekeeper. This Hampden Special Railway is faced with a Double Sunk Railroad Dial. This fine dial has a raised outer circumference with the bold Arabic numerals and every 5-minute marker highlighted in red. Then we have the recessed center chapter for the Hampden Logo in the desired antique signed script. Then we have a recessed sub chapter for the second hand. These ornate dials where made using 3 Copper Plates soldiered together, then baked with many layers of Silica giving the dial the deep rich porcelain finish. The Hampden Dial does have a repair near the second hand sub chapter. This fine Hampden is highlighted with the original Blued Steel Spade/Spade Railroad Hands. This fine Hampden Pocket Watch shows beautifully and is sure to be appreciated for generations to come. The Hampden Special Railway Movement is housed in a beautiful Antique Box Style Hunter Case. The case is in excellent condition and functions, as it should. This antique case is beautifully crafted with an Elk etching on one side and the other has a light personal monogram. The inside dust cover also has a personal engraving. These Hunter Cases are vey popular and many did not survive the last 107 years like this case has. The cases did not last due to the metal on each lid being so soft in either gold or a gold fill and the steel case springs that latch tend to wear through, so we are pleased to have this fine offering for your consideration. This 23 Jewel Hampden Pocket Watch is all original and ready for daily wear or as a wonderful addition to any collection. The late 19th early 20th century American Pocket Watch set the worldwide standard for beauty and accuracy in timekeeping. All of our Antique and Vintage Pocket Watches are cleaned, oiled and adjusted for accuracy and warranted for 1 year from the date of purchase.

Additional Information

Gender Male
Condition refurbished
Material Gold
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