Rare 18 Size 21 Jewel Hamilton NP Watch Inspectors pocket watch c1901

Rare 18 Size 21 Jewel Hamilton NP Watch Inspectors pocket watch c1901

Code: 4.242

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This is a rare 18 size rail Road pocket watch made by Hamilton for the specifications of Wennerlund and Nelson for the Northern Pacific railroad.

Wennerlund and Nelson were located at 1925 W. Superior St. in Duluth, Minnesota and remained in partnership as a jewellers and watch inspectors until 1908

Movement – the god quality nickel full plate movement is a 940 model. It has a lever escapement with a micrometer regulator and is decorated with damascening with gold jewel settings. The movement is signed “Tempus, 21 Jewel, Adjusted, 156906” and is in 90% mint condition

Case – the movement comes in a large silverode case, which has a smooth plain finish and is finished with a raised badge on the back with he logo for the Northern Pacific Railway. The case has a smooth plain finish and is in 99% mint condition – such a good polish that I am clearly visible taking the photos

Dial – the white enamel double sunk dial has a full set of blue steel hands and is signed “Wennerlund and Nelso, N.P. Watch Inspectors” The dial is in 95% mint condition – two small marks on the centre section

The watch has a bevelled glass

The watch measures 58mm wide x 22mm deep

The watch is stem wound / lever set