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    Hamilton Altair Rare Asymmetrical Wristwatch
    Case: asymmetrical, gold filled, two body, 41 mm x 31.5 mm, detached lugs
    Dial: brushed silver dial, gold batons and black line markers, straight yellow gold baton hands, arrow seconds hand with red tip, acrylic crystal
    Movement: model 505, electric
    Band: brown strap

    The "Altair" had one of the smallest production runs of any of the catalogued Hamilton electrics, with a total production of around 1,600 watches. Avant-garde, striking and far ahead of its time, it is one of the rarest and most coveted Hamilton watches.

    Condition Report*: Type: Hamilton Altair Rare Asymmetrical Wristwatch
    Model: Altair
    Dial: silver, gold baton and black line markers
    Hands; straight gold baton hands
    Metal: 10k gold filled
    Case Info: two body, asymmetrical, detached lugs
    Case Length: 41 mm
    Case Width: 31.5 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: model 505, electric
    Band: brown strap
    Circa: 1960's
    Condition: case is very good with light signs of wear, movement is good and running, dial is good with signs of refinishing including circular line engraved around sunray center pettern
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    27th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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