Description

    Hamilton Fine & Extremely Rare Grade 951 Gold Pocket Watch With Fancy Dial, circa 1909
    Case: 14k gold, 16 size, fully engraved with engine turnings, flowers, scrolls, and vermicelli, plain gold dust cover
    Dial: enamel, golden Arabic numerals in gold trimmed yellow frames, blue numerals in the seconds bit, central green, gold and blue star pattern, gold Louis XV hands, gold star and dot minute markers
    Movement: No. 750092, nickel bridge, marked 951, 23 jewels, adjusted five positions, bi-metallic balance with gold timing screws, micrometric regulator, gold gear train, gold jewel settings, jeweled barrel, lever set, straight line damaskeening
    Signed: dial and movement signed Hamilton, case signed Keystone, gross weight is 90 grams

    Note: The total production numbers of grade 951 movements is unknown but it is by far the rarest and most difficult to find of all the Hamilton grades. The technical features of the 951 also make it one of, if not the highest grade movement produced at the factory. The present example is exceptional with a marked movement, solid gold case and ultra-rare fancy dial.



    Condition Report*:

    Type: Hamilton Fine & Extremely Rare Grade 951 Gold Pocket Watch With Fancy Dial, circa 1909
    Dial: glass enamel, gold Arabic numerals in frames
    Hands; gold Louis XV
    Metal: 14k gold
    Gram Weight: 90 grams
    Case Info: four body, gold dust cover, Keystone case
    Case Width: 16 size, 48 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 750092, nickel bridge, marked 951, 23 jewels, adjusted five positions, bi-metallic balance with gold timing screws, micrometric regulator, gold gear train, gold jewel settings, jeweled barrel, lever set, straight line damaskeening
    Circa: 1909
    Condition: movement is very good, clean and running strong, case is choice and very good, dial is superb


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    October, 2015
    29th Thursday
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