Description

    Hamilton Rare 14k Gold Pacer, Kraft Presentation Watch, circa 1966
    Case: 14k yellow gold, R458152, two body, 45 mm x 32 mm, case back engraved "Presented to L. A. Fry by Kraft Foods In Recognition Of 25 Years Of Service, December 15, 1966"
    Dial: black, applied gold Arabic numerals and arrow markers, gold hands
    Movement: electric, 502, adjusted
    Band: Hamilton crocodile strap and 14k gold buckle

    Note: This watch, from the personal collection of René Rondeau, is extremely rare. In 1965 Hamilton was approached by Kraft Foods. In previous years Kraft had purchased "Ventura" watches for corporate awards, but Hamilton stopped making this model in 1963. To satisfy Kraft's request for a similar dramatically-styled asymmetric gold watch 100 "Kraft" 14k gold Pacers were produced.


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Hamilton Rare 14k Gold Pacer, Kraft Presentation Watch
    Dial: black, gold numerals and arrow markers
    Hands; gold Dauphine
    Metal: 14k yellow gold
    Case No: R458152
    Case Info: two body, presentation on the back
    Case Length: 45 mm
    Case Width: 32 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: electric, 502, adjusted
    Band: brown crocodile, Hamilton 14k gold buckle
    Circa: 1966
    Condition: case is very good, dial is good with a small scratch above 6 o'clock, movement good, currently not running, band shows some wear


    *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".

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Miscellaneous Collectibles, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    29th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 927

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 December 5 - 6 Holiday Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - New York
    2017 December 5 - 6 Holiday Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - New York
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,849,198