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Hamilton reference: rx1210

Hamilton - breathtaking 14 jewel signed movement Model 21 dead beat escapement, chain fusee with 56 hour power reserve with wind indication, excellent+ never restored, beautifully patina'd mahogany box, original hardware including the gimbal and gimbal latching assemblies, brass has patina'd to a light brown and has never been polished or restored. near mint lightly patina'd original satin silver dial with painted Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, all serials correctly matching, paperwork linking the chronometer to S.S. Amarillo VICTORY. Highly original, circa 1945 Hamilton Marine Chronometer. One of the finest and most accurate mechanical timepieces ever made, US Navy provenance, sold for $625 in 1944, nearly $9000 in today's dollars (Ref rx1210) $3,195
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To place a hold (and to make other payment arrangements such as a bank wire), email us at (sales@classicwatch.com) your "firm commitment to purchase". The email should include the brand name, the reference number, and the price of the watch(es), e.g., "LeCoultre (ref rxxxxx) $995", as well as your full name, shipping address and payment method. With firm commitment, the watch, if available, will be placed on hold for you pending receipt of payment (see below).

We are happy to answer questions about any of our timepieces, however, watches stay "in play" until a firm commitment to purchase is acknowledged. If you wish to purchase the watch so indicate in your email. Unless there is a clear statement of intent to purchase the watch remains "in play".

Orders are generally shipped within 48 hours as all watches are checked immediately prior to shipping.

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