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Sold Extra Fine Hamilton Pocket Watch Railway Special Grade 992B Housed in this Hamilton Model 15 Stainless Steel Case circa 1951

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Folks we are pleased to offer for your consideration this Hamilton Pocket Watch Railway Special Grade 992B circa 1951. This high-grade 992B Movement is housed in the desired Hamilton Model 15 Stainless Steel Case. An excellent example of the most desired configurations with this pristine Hamilton Double Sunk Railway Special Boxcar Dial, Stainless Steel Hamilton Model 15 Case, 992B Lever Set Movement highlighted by the original pristine Black Steel Spade/ Whip Railroad Hands. The Hamilton Model 15 Case was first seen advertised by Hamilton in 1950 and is the strongest of Hamilton’s classic railroad pocket watch cases. The Hamilton Railway Special Pocket Watch Grade 992B was also first introduced in 1940 and was the pinnacle and the last of the great Hamilton Railroad Models introduced. This is an example of ingenuity that made the late 19th early 20th Century 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 1 full year from date of purchase.
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Folks we are pleased to offer for your consideration this Hamilton Pocket Watch Railway Special Grade 992B circa 1951. This high-grade 992B Movement is housed in the desired Hamilton Model 15 Stainless Steel Case. An excellent example of the most desired configurations with this pristine Hamilton Double Sunk Railway Special Boxcar Dial, Stainless Steel Hamilton Model 15 Case, 992B Lever Set Movement highlighted by the original pristine Black Steel Spade/ Whip Railroad Hands. The Hamilton Model 15 Case was first seen advertised by Hamilton in 1950 and is the strongest of Hamilton’s classic railroad pocket watch cases. The Hamilton Railway Special Pocket Watch Grade 992B was also first introduced in 1940 and was the pinnacle and the last of the great Hamilton Railroad Models introduced. First produced in 1940 and was the last off the production line in 1969 with a total production of 685,300 over 29 years in 31 production runs. This Hamilton Railway Pocket Watch is in extra fine condition and hopefully the many pictures and extreme magnification help tell the story of this truly fine Hamilton Railway Special Pocket Watch.

This Hamilton 992B is faced with this extra fine and highly desired Hamilton Railway Special Dial; this is the classic railroad dial with the Hamilton Boxcar Arabic font numerals around the raised outer circumference. Then this classic Hamilton dial has the recessed center portion for the highly desired Hamilton Railway Special logo. Then we have a recessed sub-chapter for the second hand. This Hamilton Railway Special Dials is one of the most popular and collected of all railroad dials, both beautiful and the height of functionality. This dial is an exception example of the Railway Special Dial; the ink is heavily saturated giving this dial a very rich appearance. These fine dials are made using many layers of baked Silica give the dial a deep rich glass or porcelain appearance. This fine dial has the most minor of crazing near the sub register, nothing major but I have to mention. This fine dial is highlighted with the original beautiful Black Steel Spade/Whip Railroad Hands in excellent condition. This fine Hamilton Railway Special Pocket Watch shows beautifully and is sure to be appreciated for generations to come.

The Hamilton Railway Special Pocket Watch 992B is one of the most popular and collected of all Railroad Pocket Watches manufactured. This is a size 16 measuring 2 inches in diameter the most popular of size pocket watches. The Hamilton Grade 992B is lever set and stem wound movement with 21 fine Ruby Jewels. This fine movement is also adjusted to 6 positions and adjusted to heat and cold with flush gold jewel settings and a double roller. This highest of grade pocket watches also has a high-grade micro regulator, gold balance weights, gold center wheel and train with a steel escapement all designed for an incredibly accurate timepiece. This highest of grade pocket watches kept the Hamilton Watch Company in the forefront of the major pocket watch manufactures and helped them maintain the title of “The Railroad Timekeeper of America”.

This is an example of ingenuity that made the late 19th early 20th Century 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 1 full year from date of purchase.

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Condition refurbished
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MPN Pocket Watch
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