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Hampden Special Railway 21 Jewel 18 Size Railroad Pocket Watch Circa 1902

Hampden Special Railway 21 Jewel 18 Size Railroad Pocket Watch Circa 1902

$575.00 $650.00

Timeless Precision and Classic Style in an Authentic Hampden Special Railway Pocket Watch

This genuine vintage Special Railway circa 1902 pocket watch for men cased in a desirable Hampden Dueber Salesman Sample or glassback nickel case. The elegant Hampden case with two new-looking beveled glass crystals puts this traditional railroad pocket watch in a class all of its own. Collectors of nostalgic timepieces will absolutely love this finely crafted piece of American history.

This Hampden vintage pocket watch features a precision size 18 full plate movement that is sparkling clean and bright, with very strong running stem-wind lever set. The open face design of this classic railroad watch affords an amazing view of the railroad dial, while the fine nickel two tone movement inside effortlessly keeps time with pinpoint accuracy. Adorned with gold screw down jewel settings with a total of 21 jewels, the movement in the old-time pocket watch is truly gorgeous. Movement has been professionally serviced including oiling, and timing. Made in the United States of America in 1902.

The easy-to-read face of this well-preserved vintage pocket watch features a stylish white porcelain background with large starkly contrasting black Arabic numerals to represent each hour. Beautiful spade matching hands adorn this spectacular example of a high grade Hampden  railroad pocket watch. Overall, this watch has that turn-of-the-century classic appeal that makes this watch so desirable to collectors.

SPECIFICATIONS:

Grade: Special Railway

Gold Jewel Settings

Manufacturer: Hampden
Manufacturer Location: Canton, Ohio
Movement Serial Number: 1646872
Grade: Special Railway
Model: 3
Estimated Production Year: 1902
Size: 18s
Jewels: 21j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Two-Tone
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Patent
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 0
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
Dial Feet Locations: 21.7, 37, 59

 

Bring home an authentic piece of American history and pride or workmanship with the Hampden Special Railway 21 Jewel large man's pocket watch from pocketwatcher.org, today!

 

Great gift for a retirement, birthday, graduation, father's day, Christmas, or any holiday! Warranted 90 days!

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