Description

    Hamilton Wear-Test Prototype Model 500 With Rare Black Dial, Serial #006L
    Case: yellow gold filled, 35 mm, stepped bezel, recessed crown, angled lugs, transparent screw down case back
    Dial: black, rare version that was never used on any commercial model, luminous painted golden Arabic numerals, luminous hands, golden minute track
    Movement: model 500, electric, adjusted
    Band: Hamilton calfskin strap and plated buckle

    Note: This lab prototype from the René Rondeau collection was acquired in 1990 from Jim Reese the Hamilton Research and Development Master Technician.


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Hamilton Wear-Test Prototype Model 500 With Rare Black Dial, Serial #006L
    Dial: black, never used on any commercial electric
    Hands; luminous gold hands
    Metal: yellow gold filled
    Case Info: screw down display back
    Case Width: 35 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: model 500, electric, adjusted
    Band: Hamilton calfskin strap and plated buckle
    Circa: 1955
    Condition: case is very good, dial is good, movement is good, currently non running


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    29th Thursday
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