Hamilton Model 22 Marine Chronometer


Signed   Hamilton Watch Co Model 22   -   21 Jewels Adj. To Temp & 6 Pos   Made in USA   - US Navy   BU Ships 1942
Circa   1942
Diameter   71 mm         

1 in stock


A mid 20th Century American 56 hour Model 22 lever marine chronometer in a gimbaled mahogany box.  Damascened nickelled split three quarter plate keyless movement with going barrel.  Plain cock with polished steel micrometer regulator, uncut balance employing quarter timing nuts, overcoil hairspring. Club foot lever escapement. Signed silvered dial with subsidiaries for power reserve and seconds, Arabic numerals, blue steel hands.   Small turned brass bowl with knurled screw bezel, Brass crown for mind and set.   Brass gimbals and locking mechanism, brass ratchet key bearing the serial number.  Three tier mahogany box, inside the middle tier a rectangular plate detailing instructions on how to use the watch and set the hands.  The weighted brass screw base engraved “MTD Watch – Bureau of Ship – US Navy – N5709-1942”.  The serial number repeated on the bowl and bezel.