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    Hamilton Rare 11 Jewel, 18 Size Multicolor Gold Hunters Case Pocket Watch, circa 1896
    Case: 14k rose gold with multicolor floral trim, large rose gold locomotive with diamond accent on the back, 18 size, 54 mm
    Dial: single sunk, Roman numerals, blue steel tulip hands
    Movement: # 25043, gilt full plate, eleven jewels, safety pinion, lever set
    Signed: main movement plate is signed "Constant, St. Louis MO", dial is signed "Mermod Jaccard & Co. St. Louis"

    Note: The total production of this early grade Hamilton is listed as a mere 63 pieces, making it one of the most difficult to find in the American watch collector's market.


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Hamilton Rare 11 Jewel, 18 Size Multicolor Gold Hunters Case Pocket Watch
    Model: 11 jewel, Constant signed on main plate
    Dial: enamel, Roman, single sunk
    Hands; blue tulip
    Metal: 14k multicolor gold
    Gram Weight: 132.6
    Case Info: rose locomotive with diamond on back
    Case Width: 18 size, 54 mm
    Crystal: missing
    Watch Movement: gilt full plate, # 25043, main plate is signed "Constant St. Louis Mo."
    Circa: 1896
    Condition: movement is running and good, dial is good with light hairlines, second and crystal are missing, case has wear on the multicolor features and rim, small hole drilled in the gold dust cover


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    May, 2010
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