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    Hamilton Altair Rare Asymmetrical Wristwatch, circa 1961
    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 gold tip, acrylic crystal
    Movement: model 505, electric, adjusted
    Band: leather, plated buckle

    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
    Dial: brushed silver
    Hands: gold baton hands
    Metal: 10k gold filled
    Case Info: two body
    Case Length: 41 mm
    Case Width: 31.5 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: model 505, electric, adjusted
    Band: black leather, plated buckle
    Condition: choice condition overall, case is very sharp and very good, movement is good and currently running, dial is very good, tiny patina spot near 10 o'clock
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2018
    24th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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