Description

Hamilton Grade 4992B – Military Issue

Manufacturer: Hamilton
Manufacturer Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Movement Serial Number: 4C69339
Grade: 4992B
Model: 5
Estimated Production Year: 1941-42
Run Quantity: 30,000
Total Production: 144,995
Size: 16s
Jewels: 22j
Movement Configuration: Open face
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 6
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: No

Exceptional Hamilton Master Navigation Grade 4992B with Hackable Sweep Second Hand

Like many American watch companies, Hamilton provided timepieces for the U.S. armed services in the time of war. This Hamilton G.C.T. military pocket watch was produced around 1941, at the very beginning of World War II.

[The G.C.T. designation stands for Greenwich Civil Time, used by the U.S. military from 1924 to 1952, when they adopted the term Greenwich Mean Time.]

The Hamilton G.C.T. is all present and correct: black dial, 24-hour indices, stem set hackable sweep second hand (stops for group synchronization), nickel finish movement. It’s one of a production run of thirty-thousand pieces – the majority of which have not survived to present day.

The coin-edged case, dial, hands and movement are in exceptional condition. Perhaps never issued or carried in the field. The 22 jewel engine is a perfect example of form following function – beautifully. A rare find. A delight forever.

$2,475

DETAILS

Overall Condition: Excellent
Case: Base metal with Nickel finish – excellent
Dial: 24-hour military – excellent
Movement: Excellent

Warranty: Full one-year warranty.
Service: All our treasured timepieces are completely disassembled, expertly cleaned, and oiled using the finest quality watch oil and gear grease and adjusted for accuracy.
Included with all orders: quality gift box, velvet pouch, tarnish-free paper, display stand (pictured), and polishing cloth

Orders under: $2,500 are shipped USPS Priority Mail with signature confirmation.
Orders over: $2,500 are shipped FedEx Overnight with signature confirmation.

Description

Hamilton Grade 4992B – Military Issue

Manufacturer: Hamilton
Manufacturer Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Movement Serial Number: 4C69339
Grade: 4992B
Model: 5
Estimated Production Year: 1941-42
Run Quantity: 30,000
Total Production: 144,995
Size: 16s
Jewels: 22j
Movement Configuration: Open face
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 6
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: No