Only Online Auction

Hong Kong, Mar 09, 2022

LOT 308

Hamilton Watch Co.
Two-day going marine chronometer, power reserve; “USA Naval chronometer” “Model 22”; brass and wood

HKD 6,800 - 13,600

EUR 800 - 1,550 / CHF 800 - 1,600 / USD 900 - 1,750


Sold: HKD 11,000

Wood and brass, two-day going, marine chronometer, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and one horological complication:
· 48-hour power-reserve indication (sector at 12 o’clock)
Silver colour dial with suspended Arabic numerals; blued steel “Spade” hands.
Movement 26’’’, nickel-plated, going barrel, gold screwed-chaton (setting) on the central wheel, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and self-compensating hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel index-regulator with swan-neck spring and precision-regulating device for fast / slow by means of an eccentric snail, adjusted to temperature and 6 positions.

Click to full view

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Hamilton, Lancaster, Pennsylvania (U.S.A.)

Model “Model 22”

Year circa 1942

Movement No. 2F 19 799

Case No. unnumbered

Material brass and wood

Diameter 72 mm. (bezel)

Caliber size 36s, model 22, 21 jewels, adjusted to temperature and 6 positions

Dimensions 14.8 x 15 x 15 cm.

Signature dial, case and movement


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

Important notice – Special conditions Please look carefully at all the photos as they are an integral part of the description. Any defect not mentioned in the descriptions but visible on the photos will be considered as described and cannot lead to any claim. The dimensions are given as an indication and may slightly differ from the measures mentioned by the manufacturers especially for contemporary watches. The photos are not retouched. Colors may differ from reality. For timepieces, we guarantee neither the functioning nor the precision of the movement, nor the water-resistance of the case. In addition, please note that movements, parts of mechanisms or cases may be incomplete. The lots are sold “as is”, described to the best of our knowledge and cannot be returned. Once the online bid is placed by the bidder, it cannot be cancelled.