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Sold Pristine Antique Hamilton Railroad Grade 996 Pocket Watch Housed Only 23,000 Manufactured Housed in this Beautiful 14K Gold Fill Case circa 1915

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Folks we are pleased to offer for your consideration one of finest and most elusive of all Hamilton Pocket Watches. The Grade 996 Movements has one of the most ornate and beautifully damasked nickel plate movements Hamilton manufactured, without question. The total Hamilton 996′s manufactured was only 23,500 in total between 1915 -1927, a very low number keeping the demand high for this finest of Hamilton Railroad Grade Pocket Watches.


This is another excellent example of the of the late 19th early 20th Century ingenuity that made the American Pocket Watch a world wide 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 we are pleased to offer for your consideration one of finest and most elusive of all Hamilton Pocket Watches. We have Hamilton Grade 996 Railroad Pocket Watch. This Grade 996 has one of the most ornate and beautifully damasked nickel plate movements Hamilton manufactured, without question. The total Hamilton 996′s manufactured was only 23,500 in total between 1915 -1927, a very low number keeping the demand high for this fine pocket watch. This is a first year production run and 982nd of the 23,500 produced in total. This fine movement is housed is the original beautifully engraved Yellow Gold Fill Case. This Hamilton Pocket Watch has the most popular configuration with the Grade 996 Lever Set Movement, ornate Montgomery Dial, pristine 14K Gold Fill engraved case highlighted with the original Blued Steel Spade/Spade Railroad Hands, like few other pocket watches in quality, craftsmanship and accuracy. Many are not aware of the Grade 996 due to the extreme low production numbers and so few being offered on the open market. I so hope the pictures and extreme magnification helps in the description of this finest of Hamilton Pocket Watches.

This elusive Grade 996 Hamilton Pocket Watch Railroad Movement a size 16, measuring two inches in diameter the most popular of size pocket watches. This pristine movement has 19 fine Ruby Jewels, Motor Barrel, adjusted to 5 positions with a Double Roller and is also adjusted to heat and cold. The Hamilton 996 has a high-grade Micro-Regulator, Gold Balance Weights, raised and flush Gold Jewel Cup Settings, Gold Center Wheel and Train and is Lever Set and Stem and Stem Wound with a Steel Escapement. This is one of the finest of all Railroad Pocket Watches, a truly fine design that makes for an incredibly accurate pocket watch. This pristine 996 Movement is housed in a stunning Philadelphia Case Company Case, in a Yellow Gold Finish. The fine case is beautifully engraved with a bird sitting on the cartouche, still not engraved with personal initials. This Pocket Watch is in pristine condition without reckless jeweler’s tools marks, scratches, dings or dents one might expect to find. This fine Hamilton Grade 996 Pocket Watch has just been serviced and is and excellent timekeeper.

This Hamilton 996 is faced with one of the most popular of railroad dials, this pristine Montgomery Dial with every minute maker in Arabic Numerals and every 5 minutes highlighted in red around the outer circumference. The Montgomery Dial is the height of functionality with little room left for error in timekeeping. This fine dial is in excellent condition with the popular antique Hamilton signed script. This wonderful Montgomery Dial is what is referred to as double sunk, with a sunken center chapter for the Hamilton logo and 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, then we have a sunken sub chapter for the second hand. These beautiful dials are made using three Copper Plates soldered together, then baked with many layers of Silica for the deep rich glass like porcelain finish. This fine Hamilton shows beautiful and is sure to be appreciated for generation to come.

This is another excellent example of the of the late 19th early 20th Century ingenuity that made the American Pocket Watch a world wide 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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Condition refurbished
Material Pocket Watch
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