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    Two Hamilton Wristwatches, Rare 10K White Gold Filled Merritt and Early 14K White Gold Filled Square Plain, Circa 1923-1937
    Case: 27x39 mm, 10K white gold filled, two body, with snap back (Merritt); 28x35 mm, 14K white gold filled, three body, with snap back (Square Plain)
    Dial: brushed silver, with enameled Arabic numerals and sub seconds dial; blued-steel sword hands
    Movement: Hamilton caliber 987-F manual wind, 17 jewels, nickel finish with Geneva stripes
    Band: leather
    Signed: Hamilton on dial, case, and movement

    The Merritt was officially sold only in yellow gold filled; white gold filled versions were available only on special order, with fewer than 1,000 examples produced. The Square Plain is among the earliest wristwatches Hamilton offered.


    Condition Report*: Type: Two Hamilton Wristwatches, Rare 10K White Gold Filled Merritt and Early 14K White Gold Filled Square Plain, Circa 1923-1937
    Signed: Hamilton on dial, case, and movement
    Model: Merritt and Square Plain
    Dial: brushed silver, with enameled Arabic numerals and sub seconds dial
    Hands: blued-steel sword
    Metal: 10K white gold filled (Merritt) and 14K white gold filled (Square Plain)
    Case Info: two body for Merritt, three body for Square Plain, with snap back
    Case Length: 39 mm lug to lug for Merritt, 35 mm for Square Plain
    Case Width: 27 mm for Merritt, 28 mm for Square Plain
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: Hamilton caliber 987-F manual wind, 17 jewels, nickel finish with Geneva stripes
    Band: leather
    Circa: 1937 (Merritt) and 1923 (Square Plain)
    Condition: Merritt is very good overall, with excellent dial and crisp case details. Square Plain is good, showing light patina on dial and some wear on bezel corners. Both are running, but service is recommended.
    *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".

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