Description

    Hamilton Altair With Original Band, Box & Paper From The Personal Collection Of René Rondeau
    Case: asymmetrical, gold filled, two body, 41 mm x 31.5 mm, detached lugs
    Dial: two tone brushed sterling dial, 14k gold markers and brown line markers, straight yellow gold baton hands, arrow seconds hand with gold tip
    Movement: model 505, electric
    Band: 7 3/8th inches, original gold plated mesh band, "H" logo on the clasp

    This rare and desirable Hamilton is presented with the original inner and outer boxes and guarantee form. 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 With Original Band, Box & Paper From The Personal Collection Of René Rondeau
    Dial: sterling silver, gold baton and brown 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: original gold plated metal band and clasp
    Circa: 1962
    Condition: dial is superb, movement very good and running, case is choice and very good, band is very sharp and good, boxes are very good


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    29th Thursday
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