1908 Hamilton Watch Co Pocket Watch
Hamilton Grade 940
Size 18 - 21 Jewels - Model 1
Railroad Train Engraved Case
1908 Hamilton Watch Co. Grade 940
1908 Hamilton Watch Co.
Serial Number: 596686
Adjusted: 5 positions
Configuration: Open Face
Movement: Full Plate
Movement Finish: Nickel
Setting Style: Lever
Winding Style: Pendant
Railroad Grade: Yes
Case: Philadelphia Watch Case Co. - Screw Back and Bezel - Silverode - Beautiful image of a railroad train huffing and puffing smoke engraved on back of case. Please look at the Super Sized High Resolution photos to review how wonderful this case truly is. Bezel and back screw on and off with ease!
Dial: Marked "Hamilton" - Double sunk porcelain enamel dial. Bold black hour numbers with red 5 minute markers. Hairline crack between 11-12 and chip.
Crystal: New Old Stock (NOS) GLASS crystal
Serviced - This watch has recently been serviced and calibrated.
By serviced I mean that it has been fully disassembled with all parts inspected. All Jewels were inspected to ensure they are not cracked or chipped. All jewels are hand and mechanically cleaned and polished. All cap jewels have been removed for proper cleaning and oiling. The watch is cleaned, re-inspected, reassembled, oiled and calibrated.
The mainspring was replaced during servicing.
Watch runs well in all positions!
Cleaning: Vibrograf Mark V Ultrasonic, L&R T-9 and/or L&R Master Watch Cleaning Machine(s)
Calibration: Vibrograf MU 700
Oil and Grease products: Moebius
Overall Review: For many Hamilton railroad grade watch collectors and for those who used these magnificence watches on the rails, this was THE watch to carry! This is a great example of a 18 size Hamilton 940 Railroad grade watch with added flare to the case. A wonderful watch to add to your collection or carry for every day use!