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Hamilton Watch Co. "992" Open-face Watches from the Byrd Antarctic Expedition II

Auction:
3295M
Lot:
32
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3295M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 11, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Hamilton Watch Co. "992" Open-face Watches from the Byrd Antarctic Expedition II, arabic numeral luminous dial, Mercedes-style hands, and sunk seconds, 21-jewel damascened movement, serial no. 2591935.

Provenance: From the John F. Gelson archives.

Note: Original box with typed and handwritten inscription reading "This is one of the 18 watches used by Byrd Antarctic Expedition II, movement #2591935/case #905050."
Estimate $300-400


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