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by coronado
Thu Nov 24, 2011 10:00 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Square dials and originality question
Replies: 13
Views: 2823

Re: Square dials and originality question

Adam, That is one of the nice things about watches without radium-filled numbers and hands. Is your dial hard enamel or printed? LOVE IT! I'm not sure, Rick. Tentatively I would say printed. Hopefully Bryan will remember and pipe in soon. When I get back home next week I'll take a closer look. Prin...
by coronado
Wed Nov 23, 2011 7:54 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Square dials and originality question
Replies: 13
Views: 2823

Re: Square dials and originality question

Your dial has been refinished at some point. The sub-seconds are incorrect... compare to this one which has the correct sub-seconds:

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by coronado
Thu Oct 20, 2011 10:41 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Thursday watches 10/20/2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1339

Re: Thursday watches 10/20/2011

Has anyone ever seen a Square B dial like this? Is it a (old) fantast creation, or something else? Either way, it is very cool! No. My first impression would be an older redial. What are the markings on the back of the dial? The thickness and lack of crispness in the "Hamilton" name definitely poin...
by coronado
Wed Jul 27, 2011 9:45 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Wish they were solid gold
Replies: 48
Views: 8127

Re: Wish they were solid gold

According to the Hamilton records I have, Hamilton made 97 examples of the Webster in solid 14K white gold for Packard Motor Car Company in 1932. And they do exist, I owned one. The records also show that Hamilton made the 1930s Cushion B models in solid yellow, white, and green gold... albeit in pa...
by coronado
Mon Jul 04, 2011 4:10 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: BEAUTIFUL CUSHION ENGRAVED BUT.....
Replies: 3
Views: 1961

Re: BEAUTIFUL CUSHION ENGRAVED BUT.....

I've had two of these with thunderbird bezels on the earlier style casebody, so they are around, but not very common. Both were properly marked and had matching case numbers. It is curious that this one lacks the usual "H" marking in the caseback.