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Lot 756 (The Watches Auction, 5th November 2019)

A GENTLEMAN'S HAMILTON MILITARY ISSUE WATCH

Sold for £650


Condition report

We have been unable to open this caseback in house
In very worn condition
Scratches all over case, consistent with age and use
Scratches to crystal
Winds and ticks at present
Hands can be set
Crown stiff to pull out, spongey to push back in
Dial good, lume plots and numerals with patina/discoloured, again consistent with age, and material
Strap not original

 

GENTLEMAN'S HAMILTON MILITARY ISSUE STAINLESS STEEL MANUAL WIND WRIST WATCH,
the round black dial signed Hamilton, with Arabic numerals in white, outer seconds track in white with lume plots, with broadarrow above 6, 36mm case with broadarrow, 6B - 9101000, 2893, M to the caseback, on a later expanding bracelet strap, lacking box and papers

The condition of watches offered at auction varies widely due to factors including age, possible restoration, repair and general wear and tear. Condition reports relate to watches’ condition at the time of inspection by McTear’s specialists, McTear’s cannot guarantee watches to function beyond that point. Watches are not tested in house for accuracy, duration or water tightness. Buyers should assume that all watches purchased will require regular servicing to be useable and reliable. If McTear’s have been unable to open a watch case safely then the completeness and functionality of the movement within cannot be commented on or guaranteed. McTear’s cannot offer any form of guarantee that movements and/or all component parts are original to any watch.