Description

Manufactured by the Hamilton Watch Co. – Railroad Grade 992B

Manufacturer: Hamilton
Manufacturer Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Movement Serial Number: C279980
Grade: 992B
Model: 5
Estimated Production Year: 1949
Run Quantity: 26,900
Total Production: 685,500
Size: 16s
Jewels: 21j
Movement Configuration: Open face
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 6
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes

Hamilton Railway Special Grade 992B Housed in Desired Hamilton Model 11 Case

Hamilton’s rich heritage as the go-to watch for unparalleled accuracy reached a new high in 1903 with their introduction of the Hamilton Grade 992. The 992 enjoyed a legendary legacy, and this Hamilton Railway Special Grade 992B model 5, produced in 1949, represents the final iteration of the iconic Hamilton Grade 992 series. 

This Hamilton Grade 992B is presented in a desirable 10K gold fill Hamilton Model 11 case, first introduced in 1940, and features a rare Montgomery dial in excellent condition. The brilliant white Montgomery dial, highlighted with a heavy inked bold font coupled with the eloquent engravings on the Model 11 case gives this pocket watch a stunning appearance.

This watch was the workhorse timepiece of the American railway system through the first half of the 20th century. When you hold this watch in your hand it’s easy to imagine the sights and sounds of the railways during the mid-20th century. It is truly a marvel of American engineering and in such excellent condition shows beautifully as an outstanding addition to your collection or as a valued family heirloom for generations to come.

$1,975

1 in stock

DETAILS

Overall Condition: Excellent
Case: Hamilton model 11, 10K gold filled – excellent
Dial: Rare Hamilton factory Montgomery dial 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

Manufactured by the Hamilton Watch Co. – Railroad Grade 992B

Manufacturer: Hamilton
Manufacturer Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Movement Serial Number: C279980
Grade: 992B
Model: 5
Estimated Production Year: 1949
Run Quantity: 26,900
Total Production: 685,500
Size: 16s
Jewels: 21j
Movement Configuration: Open face
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 6
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes