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    Hamilton, Piping Rock, 14K yellow Gold, Manual Wind, Second Edition, Circa 1948
    Case: 28x42 mm, 14K yellow gold, two body, tonneau, with pierced case, hinged lugs, and black enameled snap-on bezel inlaid with yellow gold Roman numerals
    Dial: matte silver, with outer minute track and sub seconds dial; black sword hands
    Movement: Hamilton caliber 747 manual wind, 17 jewels, adjusted, with nickel finish and Geneva stripes
    Band: leather
    Signed: Hamilton on dial, case, and movement

    Hamilton's original, 1928, edition of the Piping Rock was named for a New York State resort and was one of only three from Hamilton with an enameled bezel. The Piping Rock was reintroduced in 1948 with stronger, wider lugs that were less prone to hinge wear; both versions are highly collectible.


    Condition Report*: Type: Hamilton, Piping Rock, 14K yellow Gold, Manual Wind, Second Edition, Circa 1948
    Signed: Hamilton on dial, case, and movement
    Model: Piping Rock
    Dial: matte silver, with outer minute track and sub seconds dial
    Hands: black sword
    Metal: 14K yellow gold
    Case Info: two body, tonneau, with pierced case, hinged lugs, and black enameled snap-on bezel inlaid with yellow gold Roman numerals
    Case Length: 42 mm lug to lug
    Case Width: 28 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: Hamilton caliber 747 manual wind, 17 jewels, adjusted, with nickel finish and Geneva stripes
    Band: leather
    Circa: 2948
    Condition: Excellent refurbished dial on original dial plate. Excellent, well-preserved case, with tight lug hinges and enameled bezel crisp and intact. Running, but service is recommended.
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