Hamilton Pocket Watch Grade 950 Their Top of the Offering Introduced in 1910
The Hamilton Watch Company didn’t invent the railroad watch, but they eventually accounted for over 50 percent of all the pocket watches keeping American trains safe and on time.
Introduced in 1910, this is a pristine example of the superior 23 jewel 950. This 950 was produced in 1911, one of just 1,500 manufactured that year. Total production was a low 22,300, keeping demand high for this truly fine timepiece.
This elegant Hamilton 950 features the popular double sunk Montgomery dial. With each minute marker in Arabic numerals around the outer circumference. Highlighted with beautifully blued steel hands.
This 950 is housed in this Star Watch Case Company gold-filled case. The upgraded 23 jewel movement (balance design, hairspring, cap jewels and mainspring barrel) boasts solid gold train wheels, Breguet hairspring and Sapphire pallet jewels, all designed for superior accuracy.
This immaculate Hamilton 950 is an ideal pocket watch for daily wear or a cherished family heirloom.
All our treasured timepieces are completely disassembled, expertly cleaned and oiled using the finest quality watch oil and gear grease, and adjusted for accuracy. Full one year warranty.
Manufacturer Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Movement Serial Number: 846724
To Finishing Dept: Dec 7, 1911
Run Quantity: 500
Total Production: 22,300
Jewel Material: Ruby & Sapphire
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Open Face
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Bridge Plate
Bridge Type: Center
Barrel: Patent Motor
Train Material: Gold
Center Wheel Material: Gold
Pallet Jewel Material: Sapphire
Standard Dial Type: Double-Sunk
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes