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Hamilton Watch Company Pocket Watch





hamilton watch company pocket watch






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  • The Hamilton Watch Company was an American manufacturer originally formed to produce high quality pocketwatches and wristwatches. Hamilton would become a corporate conglomerate diversified in other operations.





    company
  • small military unit; usually two or three platoons

  • Accompany (someone)

  • Associate with; keep company with

  • be a companion to somebody

  • an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"





    pocket
  • put in one's pocket; "He pocketed the change"

  • Take or receive (money or other valuables) for oneself, esp. dishonestly

  • a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles

  • pouch: an enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air"

  • Put into one's pocket

  • Drive (a ball) into a pocket











WW II Hamilton GCT 4992B 24hr Military Pocket watch




WW II Hamilton GCT  4992B 24hr  Military Pocket watch





This watch is made by Hamilton Watch company, one of the most popular names of US wathc makers that produced fine pocket watches. It has large black dial with 24hours markings, white hands, center second, cased in base metal screw on case.

The watch was a navigational watch for both bombers and tank convoy during WW II, and were normally kept in cylinder case with spring suspention to protect the watch from shock and vibration.?

On black dial is the marking "G.C.T", probably meaning "Greenwich Civil Time", but why not "GMT" remains a mistery.

GCT type watches were first produced with half black-half white dial to indicate day/night time, but soon dial were paited all black. Several companies produced this GCT type watches, includins some swiss makers such as Longines, but most of them were Hamiltons.












Hamilton 917 Conversion




Hamilton 917 Conversion





Hamilton grade 917 (size 10) pocketwatch-to-wristwatch conversion. Hamilton was one of the great American watch companies through the middle of the 20th century; though this 917 is a more common movement, it is nonetheless beautifully decorated and finished.









hamilton watch company pocket watch







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