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Hamilton Steel Military Timer Pocket Watch – Circa 1940’s

Creator: Hamilton
Movement: Manual Wind
Style: Modernist
Place of Origin: United States
Period: 1940-1949
Date of Manufacture: 1940’s
Condition: Excellent

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Original price was: £630.00.Current price is: £530.00.

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The Hamilton Steel⁢ Military Timer Pocket Watch from the 1940s is a captivating ⁣relic of American history, embodying​ the precision and‍ durability that defined an era. ​This‌ vintage timepiece, crafted in robust ⁤stainless ⁤steel, features​ an open-faced‍ military timer design that remains timeless. ⁤Its original‍ silvered dial, adorned with ‍Arabic ‍numerals and exquisite blued steel hands, has been meticulously⁣ preserved, maintaining its historical charm. ⁤The case back still proudly displays ⁤military markings, ⁤further enhancing its historical value.⁢ Powered by ⁢a manual winding movement with 17 jewels, this pocket watch not only keeps‌ accurate time but also⁢ serves as a⁣ functional piece of⁣ history. Accompanied by ⁤a matching pocket watch chain, it​ forms a complete set​ that‍ appeals to collectors and enthusiasts alike. Hamilton's legacy, ⁤especially its ship chronometers that were essential to American naval vessels during World War II, underscores the significance of this watch.⁣ Even the Russian military recognized its precision, replicating ⁢it for⁢ their own‍ use until the 1980s. This⁣ pocket watch is more than‌ just a timepiece; ⁤it is a testament to American horological excellence that has endured through⁢ the decades. With ​an 18-month warranty on the movement, it is both a sound investment‌ and a treasured heirloom,‍ ready to be passed⁢ down through generations.

This vintage Hamilton pocket watch is a true piece of American history. Manufactured in the 1940s, it boasts an open-faced military timer style in durable stainless steel. The watch features an original silvered dial with Arabic numerals and stunning blued steel hands, all preserved in excellent condition.

What's more, the watch still bears the military markings on its case back, adding another layer to its historical significance. With its manual winding movement and 17 jewels, this pocket watch keeps accurate time and can be part of your everyday life.

Included with the watch is a matching pocket watch chain, making it a complete set for any collector or enthusiast. It's worth noting that Hamilton ship chronometers were once a fixture in all American naval vessels during World War II, thanks to their precision.

In fact, the success of the Hamilton chronometer was such that the Russian military even copied it, and their ships were equipped with similar timepieces until the 1980s. This makes this vintage Hamilton pocket watch all the more remarkable, as it represents a piece of American horological history that has truly stood the test of time.

With a warranty of 18 months on the movement, it's both a wise investment and an heirloom that can be passed down for generations to come.

Creator: Hamilton
Movement: Manual Wind
Style: Modernist
Place of Origin: United States
Period: 1940-1949
Date of Manufacture: 1940's
Condition: Excellent

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