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Sold Pristine Hamilton Pocket Watch Railroad Grade 992 Lever Set Movement Housed in Yellow Gold Filled Railroad Case circa 1913

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Folks for your consideration we have this Hamilton Pocket Watch Railroad Grade 992 Model 1 circa 1913, truly the classic Lever Set Railroad Pocket Watch. This is the first model Grade 992, the Model 1 that has the double screw winding wheel and the very ornate damasking on the nickel plate movement, the most desired of the 992s manufactured. The Hamilton 992 is a size 16 measuring 2 inches in diameter, the most popular of sizes. This classic Hamilton Pocket Watch has the most desired configurations with the pristine Model 1 Grade 992 Movement, Hamilton Double Sunk Montgomery Dial, classic Yellow Gold Fill Railroad Case highlighted with the beatifully Blued Steel Spade/Spade Hands. This 992 was used and well maintained by the railroad and has many "Railroad Watch Inspectors" marks on the inside back cover. This finest of pocket watches is an excellent timekeeper, truly the scientific instrument of it day.


This is another excellent example of the late 18th early 19th 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 the date of purchase.

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Folks for your consideration we have this Hamilton Pocket Watch Railroad Grade 992 Model 1 circa 1913, truly the classic Lever Set Railroad Pocket Watch. This is the first model Grade 992, the Model 1 that has the double screw winding wheel and the very ornate damasking on the nickel plate movement, the most desired of the 992’s manufactured. The Hamilton 992 is a size 16 measuring 2 inches in diameter, the most popular of sizes. This classic Hamilton Pocket Watch has the most desired configurations with the pristine Model 1 Grade 992 Movement, Hamilton Double Sunk Montgomery Dial, classic Yellow Gold Fill Railroad Case highlighted with the Blued Steel Spade/Spade Hands. This 992 was used and well maintained by the railroad and has many “Railroad Watch Inspectors” marks on the inside back cover. I so hope the many pictures and extreme magnification help tell the story of this truly exceptional Hamilton Railroad Grade 992 Pocket Watch.

This Hamilton 992 is faced with one of the most popular of railroad dials, this pristine Double Sunk Montgomery Dial. The Montgomery design has every minute maker in Arabic numerals around the outer circumference and every 5-minute marker highlighted in red, the height of functionality with little room left for error in timekeeping. This dial has the popular antique Hamilton signed script logo in the sunken center chapter, then a raised outer circumference for the stylized bold Arabic font with every minute marker in Arabic numerals and every 5-minute marker highlighted in red, and then we have a sunken sub chapter for the second hand, a three-tiered dial. These beautiful dials are made using three Copper plates soldered together, then coated with many layers of baked silica for the rich glass/porcelain finish. This Hamilton Pocket Watch shows beautifully and is sure to be appreciated for generations to come.

This pristine Hamilton Grade 992 is of the highest of grade movements and this is a rare Model 1 or first version with the double screw-winding wheel and the most ornate damasking. The total manufactured of the Grade 992 was 545,000 over 28 years, only the first 100,000 pocket watches has the double winding screw and ornate damasking we have here, later they went to the single winding screw and pin stripe damasking. This Grade 992 was truly manufactured to the highest of standards with the beautiful damasked nickel plates, without corrosion or reckless jewelers tool marks. This Hamilton 992L Model One is a size 16 measuring two inches in diameter the most popular of sizes. 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, gold jewel settings raised and flush, gold center wheel and train with a steel escapement. This finest of Pocket Watches manufactured is an excellent timekeeper, truly the scientific instrument of it day.
This is another excellent example of the late 18th early 19th Century ingenuity that made the American Pocket Watch a worldwide standard for accuracy and beauty in timekeeping.

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

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