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    Hamilton Very Rare 14k White Gold Van Horn From The Personal Collection Of René Rondeau
    Case: 14k white gold, two body, screw back engraved "Line Material Industries, John Pisarek, 1934-1959", stepped bezel, flared lugs, 35 mm
    Dial: white, applied white gold numeral, baton indexes and arrow markers, inner silver minute dots, white gold Dauphine hands
    Movement: grade 500, electric, adjusted
    Band: Hamilton lizard strap and metal buckle

    Note: The Van Horn model was produced from 1957 to 1961 with an estimated total production of 13,200 units. The present watch is the only white gold Van Horn ever reported. A tiny but unknown quantity of 14k white gold Van Horn models were produced on special order for corporate awards. The hands and dial markers were also in white gold on this extremely rare variation. It is shown in "The Watch of the Future" on page 194.

    Condition Report*: Type: Hamilton Very Rare 14k White Gold Van Horn From The Personal Collection Of René Rondeau
    Dial: white, applied white gold markers and numeral
    Hands; white gold Dauphine hands
    Metal: 14k white gold
    Case No: S378105
    Case Info: two body, screw back, stepped bezel
    Case Width: 35 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: grade 500, electric, adjusted
    Band: black Hamilton lizard strap, metal Hamilton buckle
    Circa: 1959
    Condition: dial is superb, case is very good and sharp, movement is good
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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    29th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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