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Sold Vintage Hamilton Pocket Watch Railroad Grade 992B Housed in a Beautiful Hamilton 10K Yellow Gold Fill Model A Railroad Case circa 1947

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Folks we are pleased to offer for your consideration this Hamilton Pocket Watch Railroad Grade 992B circa 1947. This high-grade 992B Movement is housed in a beautiful Hamilton Model A Yellow Gold Fill Case. An excellent example of the most desired configuration with this pristine Hamilton Single Sunk Railroad Boxcar Dial, Yellow Gold Fill Hamilton Model A Case, 992B Lever Set Movement highlighted by the original pristine Black Steel Spade / Whip Railroad Hands. The Hamilton Model A Case was first seen advertised by Hamilton in 1940 and is one of Hamilton’s most classic railroad pocket watch cases manufactured. The Hamilton Pocket Watch Grade 992B was first introduced in 1940 and was the pinnacle and the last Hamilton Railroad Model Pocket Watch introduced. Production started 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. Truly an heirloom timepiece with a strong position in both American and Horologic History.


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 Railroad Grade 992B circa 1947. This high-grade 992B Movement is housed in a beautiful Hamilton Model A Yellow Gold Fill Case. An excellent example of the most desired configurations with this pristine Hamilton Single Sunk Railroad Boxcar Dial, Yellow Gold Fill Hamilton Model A Case, 992B Lever Set Movement highlighted by the original pristine Black Steel Spade / Whip Railroad Hands. The Hamilton Model A Case was first seen advertised by Hamilton in 1940 and is one of Hamilton’s most classic railroad pocket watch cases manufactured. The Hamilton Pocket Watch Grade 992B was first introduced in 1940 and was the pinnacle and the last Hamilton Railroad Model pocket watch introduced. Production started 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 Pocket Watch is in pristine condition and hopefully the many pictures and extreme magnification help tell the story of this truly fine Hamilton Railroad Pocket Watch.

This Hamilton 992B is faced with a pristine Single Sunk Hamilton Railroad Dial; this is the classic railroad dial with the Hamilton Boxcar Arabic font numerals, the height of functionality. The classic Hamilton single sunk dial has the center chapter for the Hamilton logo written in block font, with the Arabic numerals around the outer circumference. Then we have a recessed sub-chapter for the second hand. This Hamilton Railroad Dial is one of the most popular and collected of all railroad dials, both beautiful and the height of functionality. This dial is actually made using two pieces of metal soldiered together then baked with many layers of silica giving the dial that rich porcelain glass finish. This pristine dial is again without flaws and has the original beautiful Black Steel Spade / Whip Railroad Hands also in excellent condition. This fine Hamilton Pocket Watch shows beautifully and will be appreciated for generations to come.

The Hamilton Pocket Watch Grade 992B is one of the most popular and collected of all Railroad Pocket Watches manufactured, a size 16 measuring 2 inches in diameter the most popular of sizes. The Hamilton Grade 992B is lever set and stem wound movement with 21 fine Ruby Jewels, adjusted to 6 positions and heat and cold, with flush gold jewel settings with 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.

Additional Information

Gender Male
Condition refurbished
Material Gold
MPN Pocket Watch
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