This is a railroad grade pocket watch used by the US government for military issue pocket watches during the Second World War.
Movement – the high grade nickel ¾ plate movement has a lever escapement, a capped escape wheel and lever and a micrometer regulator. The movement is decorated with damascening and is signed “Hamilton Watch Co, USA, 992B, 21 Jewels, US Govt, Adj Temp & 6 pos, C45924. The movement is in 90% mint condition – the main spring barrel has been polished to remove some spots
Case – the movement comes in a base metal open face case, which has a screw off back and bezel. The case has no contract marks. It has engine turned edges and is in 95% mint condition – an excellent example
Dial – the white enamel Montgomery style dial has continuous minute marks plus a 6 in the sub seconds and a full set of blue steel hands. The dial is signed “Hamilton” and is in 100% mint condition
The watch is stem wound / lever set
The watch has a mineral glass
The watch measures 51mm wide x 14mm deep
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