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    Hamilton Rare K-475 Automatic Calendar, circa 1960
    Case: 10k yellow gold filled, uni-body, 41 mm x 34 mm, extended lugs with honey comb engraving, off set crown between 4 and 5 o'clock
    Dial: black with gold outer border and central gold cross hatched arm, applied gold triangle indexes with small luminous plots, date aperture at three, gold Dauphine hands
    Movement: caliber 690, automatic, 17 jewels, monometallic balance, shock absorber
    Band: lizard, plated buckle

    The Automatic K-475 is considered to be the holy grail of collectible asymmetric mechanical watches produced in the 1960's by Hamilton. The estimated total production is only 1300 pieces. The eccentric design is most likely based on early drawings of Richard Arbib. The cross hatched motif of the lugs being similar to the Vega design and the off-set centering of the case similar to the Regulus and Victor models.


    Condition Report*: Type: Hamilton Rare K-475 Automatic Calendar, circa 1960
    Dial: black and gold
    Hands: gold Dauphine
    Metal: 10k gold filled
    Case Info: uni-body
    Case Length: 41 mm
    Case Width: 34 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: caliber 690, automatic, 17 jewels, monometallic balance, shock absorber
    Band: lizard, plated buckle
    Condition: movement is good and running, dial is very good, case is good, some slight surface scratches on the case back
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    October, 2018
    24th Wednesday
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