Vintage Wrist Watch  

 HAMILTON Electric

Van Horn Masterpiece

1 of the 2 first original Hamilton Electric watches released to the world on January 3rd 1957. The other was the "Ventura" that we are also selling here on our Boomertime website.


This rare and hard to find Hamilton Electric was named after Dr. John Van Horn who was Director of Research & Development for Hamilton. It was he and his team that actually invented the worlds first "electric watch".  



Original Heavy Gauge Solid 14 Karat Gold Case 



Round "stepped" bezel case with bold fancy flared drop lugs  



True Hamilton Electric Movement



Triple Hamilton factory signed & hallmarked (dial, case & movement)



Fancy round case with fancy flared extended drop lugs. All High Polished top, stepped bezel, The 14 Karat Gold screw-down water resistant case back still has some of its original circular sand marks. The case measures 34.60mm wide (not counting stem or crown) by 44.10mm lug to lug




This watch has an original Model 500 caliber Hamilton   movement that is running and keeping good time.




MINT condition All Original dial. Satin silvered background with contrasting black enamel Hamilton logo, Electric logo, Pat. Pending Logo, a small gold enamel & black enamel logo under the Hamilton logo, gold enameled "dot" minute track And 14 Karat Yellow Gold applied hour markers.



This outstanding watch comes complete with a brown lizard grain strap




CIRCA: 1957


Condition: 90-94%


Overall Condition!

These are SUPER hard to find even in poor condition, but next to impossible to find in Fine to MINT condition!!


$638. + S/H


Item # R3721-LNF







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