Wwii period militarystyled hamilton watch, 987a movement, in original box. The right to download and store images, text or pages from this site is granted to users for their. New crystals for hamilton 992b, 950b new pocket watch. The hamilton 992b railway special is a highquality railroad pocket watch. What is it about the 950 or 950b that makes them worth 3 or 4 times the asking price for something like the hamilton 992b or the hamilton 940. I recently picked up one of hamilton s finest railroad watches a 21 jewel, 16 size 992b.
Hamilton 992b beginning to end nawcc message board. Hamilton continues in switzerland as part of the swatch. Pocket watch movement 10s hamilton 917 17 jewels 3 adj. However, they did still produce some wrist watches using excess movements produced in the 1920s. Nissaan infiniti engine wiring harness oem please match part 2401ba0a. Antique hamilton pocket watch repair, mechanical hamilton. Find hamilton 992b from a vast selection of pocket watches. Hamilton continues in switzerland as part of the swatch group. At the end of world war 2 there was a lot of the 4992b,s changed from a 24 hour military watch to 12 hour civilian watchesthe dials were changed to what we often see which is a painted dial and a sweep second hand instead of the conventional second like what would be on a 992b, parts were available from hamilton to make the change. And the crossbar that started the 992 series of factory cased movements. Hamilton pocket watch railroad 992 21jewel 10k gold filled original case duration.
Regardless of the hamilton pocket watch that you own, know that its a spectacular timepiece that can again be a faithful daily companion. In fact, all of hamilton s production was dedicated to defense purposes. The first american pocket watches with machine made parts were manufactured by henry pitkin with his brother in the. Hamilton 992b railroad pocket watch, hamilton railway special. Large group of hamilton and howard watch parts hamilton. About twelve years ago, i decided to open an online store and to maintain a more permanent inventory to better serve collectors looking for hardtofind parts and tools. I am paul krichten, and welcome to the new website. Use photos for general condition main photo shows movement before disassembling, no complete movement for saleall jewels of the movement parts are in. The regular military versions of the hamilton 992b which were identified as the 4992bs had a serial number range from 4c65101 to 4c89800. How i take apart a pocket watch, hamilton 992, part 1 of 2. Hamilton 992b and 4992b military pocket watch ratchet wheel.
This is the crown and push button for the model 23 stop watch. Serial numbers and site links with links back to both the wristwatches and pocket watches forums. Hamilton 992b 21j 16s pocket watch parts please select a. Both grades could come in a model a or a no 2 case and the 992b had a couple of other case options too. Four different text styles on hamilton 992b youtube. In my opinion, the quality of these old tools matches the. Had to do it in two parts cause i explain too much, some screws gave me problems, not enough memory in. Hamilton stems 10s original vintage nos 917 921 923 945 pn 614100. The hamilton watch company is a swiss manufacturer of wristwatches based in bienne. The 992b and 950b measure up to this reputation as do many of the other hamilton grades.
You might think that i would pick a rolex datejust or maybe an omega seamater, but for me there is no greater pleasure than working on a good hamilton pocket watch. It has 21 jewels, 16 size, is factory adjusted to keep accurate time in all 6 positions and is leverset. The two negative side effects of using this part on the 4992, is the crown has a push button function and neither the square or the pilot on the stem are the correct length for the 4992b to properly activate every time the hack balance stop function. Many consider the hamilton pocket watch to be the finest railroad grade watch. Ive a considerable archive of authentic hamilton pocket watch replacement parts from all eras should we need them in the support of the repair of your hamilton pocket watch. The hamilton 992b s that have the 4c prefix have been known to appear in two different styles of pocket watch cases. You simply need to know what type part youre looking for and the grade of the movement. I will now be offering mens bulova and hamilton wrist watchesl and hamilton pocket watches that have been restored and are for sale. I started out collecting pocket watches but moved on to wrist watches, as i could enjoy them a lot more by wearing them every day. Free shipping when you pay by check or money order. Hamilton 992b 21j 16s pocket watch hamilton gf case wdisplay box. Original pocket watch hamilton 992b movement all parts. Comprehensive resources for hamilton research courtesy of ihc185. New listing used hamilton 992b railroad pocket watch crown watchmaker replacement part.
Hamilton railway special pocket watch 992 b for parts. I use my 1961 spiral bound catalog for parts references. The item hamilton 1948 grade 992b rr railway special 21j pocket watch boc case 16s is in sale since friday, november 22, 2019. The inside of the case back would be clearly marked hamilton. As you will see, most of my tools are antique or at least vintage but all are still in good working condition. While larry crutsinger will continue to deal with complete hamilton movements, other ships clocks, and associated box materials, i will be supplying movement parts for the hamilton models listed above. Hamilton horology courtesy of ihc185 catalog reference material. Hamilton sales literature, service and parts catalogs from ihc185. A well maintained and adjusted watch kept in a fixed location at room temperature can reach accuracies normally only seen with quartz watches. A pocket watch or pocketwatch is a watch that is made to be carried in a pocket, as opposed. Balances, enamel dials, pocket watch parts, aircraft clock parts, military watch parts, etc. No effort was made to keep the the three major case parts together or to keep those case parts together with any. By 1950 the 992b and 950b were the only 16 size grades in the hamilton line up. Use photos for general condition main photo shows movement before disassembling, no complete movement for sale.
My all time favorite watch is the hamilton 992b pocket watch. The hamilton 992b railroad pocket watch, hamilton railway special the hamilton grade 992b is a high quality antique mechanical pocket watch. Four different text styles on hamilton 992b duration. This makes the 999b a lot rarer than the 992b, but at 27,000, other than for being in like new condition, the 999b will nver be considered to be rare, scarce, uncommon, or anything of the sort. This vintage hamilton parts catalog is from the late 1960s and details the part numbers for the majority of pre1969 movements. Pocket watch movement 12s hamilton 902 19 jewels 5 adj. Adjusting a mishandled hamilton 4992b 16s wwii military. Buy hamilton pocket watches and get the best deals. I was excited to work on it and expected great results. But i still have a soft spot for a nice pocket watch or even notsonice ones too. Wrist watch, pocket watch, pocket watch repair, watch service, repair, rolex service. One of the warrelated watches was a pocket watch with a central sweep second hand. The 992b was a all new watch with all new parts and hardly any of the regular 992 or 992e parts will interchange.
As the market switched from pocket watches to wrist watches after world war i, the company manufactured wrist watches. When only the best convex beveled crystals are needed, this material offers the ultimate in appearance due to its high purity and brilliant clarity. Hamilton adjusted them to 6 positions, and they have all the features one would want in a highgrade pocket watch. Nos 950 pocket 992b hamilton balance for 992e staffs and wristwatches nos hamilton balance. Original pocket watch hamilton 992b movement all parts ebay. Hamilton 992b watch construction railway pocket watch. Hamilton pocket watch parts casker jewelers supplies.
These are phenomenal watches, possibly the nicest pocket watches made by an american company. Hamilton pocket watch railroad 992e elinvar mo 2 21j 16s c. Unfollow hamilton 992 parts to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Gathered here today are the four text styles i have seen on 992b pocket watches.
Hamilton 992b 21j 16s pocket watch parts please select a part. No personal information is collected on this site all credit purchases are redirected to paypal a secure site. The 992 on the left is from about 1916, with an enamel double sunk montgomery dial with only one barely visible hairline, gold center wheel, beautiful blued hands and in a swingout fahys bristol 25 years gold filled case. Elgin, hamilton, hampden, howard, illinois, new york standard, rockford, seth thomas, south bend and waltham. Ihc 185 is also providing both the complete 1961 hamilton parts catalog. Hamilton pocket watch case stem 992b,new old stock. Hamilton wrist watches and pocket watches were produced in america from 1893 to 1969. Wp white watch mainspring hamilton nos parts 992b pocket alloy nos hamilton 992b. All watches are in good working condition and are fully guaranteed.
Learn about railroad pocket watches as conductor parker talks about their history and how they were essential to the railroad. Hamilton 992b railroad watch 19401969 ken rockwell. This railroadapproved pocket watch movement was a favorite or railroad me due to its smaller 16 size smaller than 18 size anyway and its hamilton quality. It can be used as a stem and crown of last resort on the 4992b. Nos hamilton 992b white alloy mainspring pocket watch parts wp nos hamilton.
The movement was based on the 21 jewel, 16 size 992b movement. All parts supplied have gone through a professional watch cleaning process and inspected for. Pocket watch dials american watch and pocket watch mainsprings mainsprings for american manufactures. All photography is taken by us and represents the exact products being sold. Hamilton used a date letter instead of numbers to replace the first number of the full serial number on some of their movements. Vintage hamilton pocket watch 992b railway special 21 jewels ca. Looking at pocket watches lately i have noticed that the hamilton 950 or 950b sellers seem to be asking alot for them. Casker is a leading supplier of pocket watch parts to professional horologists.1434 618 1042 324 152 110 42 132 920 969 868 1096 1197 1135 853 1463 126 836 804 1019 642 241 1269 376 315 427 1090 149 1304 1228 335 474 429 450 1449