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Hamilton Watch Company Model 21 Two-day Marine Chronometer

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
467
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Hamilton Watch Company Model 21 Two-day Marine Chronometer, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, No. 2022, c. 1941, 4-in. silvered Arabic numeral dial marked Hamilton Lancaster, PA., U.S.A., No. 2022, 1941, full plate nickel damascened movement marked Hamilton Watch Co., Lancaster, Penn., Model 21, 14 Jewels, chain fusee with maintaining power, uncut steel balance, helical hairspring, spring detent escapement and balance brake lock, fully gimbaled brass bowl with screw bezel, in a three-tier bass bound-box with carrying handles and maker's and serial number plates, all in a lined transportation box, wd. 12 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Chronometer is currently running and has the tipsy key, balance brake lock wrench, and original aluminum shipping container.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Hamilton Watch Co., United States, Hamilton Lancaster, lined transportation box, uncut steel balance