Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 10, 2010

LOT 12

U.S. Army 24 Hour dial Hamilton Watch Co., U.S.A., Model 4992B, movement No. 4C118467. Made for the U.S. Government (No. A.F-42- 41009), circa 1942. Fine base metal, keyless military pocket watch with 24-Hour dial, indirect centerseconds, Hamilton balance, precision setting mechanism and the original spring mounted metal transport case. To be sold without reserve

USD 500 - 1,000

EUR 400 - 800 / CHF 550 - 1,100

Sold: USD 720

C. Three-body, ?bassine et filets?, reeded bezels, threaded bezel and back, engraved bow. D. Black, bold upright Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions and inner 24 hour dial, GCT below 12. White steel pear and lozenge hands. M. Rhodium-plated, half-plate, fausses cotes decoration, 22 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Hamilton monometallic balance with screws and adjusted to temperature and six positions, Elinvar self-compensating Breguet balance spring, micrometric regulator, flexible spring for stopping the balance for precision setting via the crown. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 52 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3


Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original