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Lot 20: Hamilton Pocket Watch – Engraved “R.E. Byrd”


Hamilton Watch Company, Hamilton, PA, damaskeening Geneva stripe, black dial, open face lever set, nickel case, 16-size, Model 992, Elinvar (hairspring) balance, adjusted to five positions, 21-jewels, engraved “R.E. Byrd” on edge, used by Admiral Richard Byrd during his explorations in the arctic and antarctic, engraved on back “Bu Aero U.S. Navy, Aircraft Navigational Watch, Ser. No. 68-38, Hamilton Watch Co.”, 52mm case.

Estimate: $1,800-2,200

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