Sold - Hamilton Slim and Classic Circa 1955 Calibre 730 Made in USA 10k Yellow Gold Filled - ClockSavant
Sold - Hamilton Slim and Classic Circa 1955 Calibre 730 Made in USA 10k Yellow Gold Filled - ClockSavant
Sold - Hamilton Slim and Classic Circa 1955 Calibre 730 Made in USA 10k Yellow Gold Filled - ClockSavant
Sold - Hamilton Slim and Classic Circa 1955 Calibre 730 Made in USA 10k Yellow Gold Filled - ClockSavant
Sold - Hamilton Slim and Classic Circa 1955 Calibre 730 Made in USA 10k Yellow Gold Filled - ClockSavant
Sold - Hamilton Slim and Classic Circa 1955 Calibre 730 Made in USA 10k Yellow Gold Filled - ClockSavant
Sold - Hamilton Slim and Classic Circa 1955 Calibre 730 Made in USA 10k Yellow Gold Filled - ClockSavant
Sold - Hamilton Slim and Classic Circa 1955 Calibre 730 Made in USA 10k Yellow Gold Filled - ClockSavant
Sold - Hamilton Slim and Classic Circa 1955 Calibre 730 Made in USA 10k Yellow Gold Filled - ClockSavant

Sold - Hamilton Slim and Classic Circa 1955 Calibre 730 Made in USA 10k Yellow Gold Filled

Regular price $349.00 Sale

Contact us today via email (contact_inquiry@clocksavant.com) or call us at +1 (703) 457-6820 to purchase this watch or learn more. We are happy to answer any questions. 

Summary

This is an extraordinary made in the USA vintage Hamilton watch from approximately 1955 featuring the Hamilton calibre 730. Look at the pictures to see this beautiful movement, the pride and work that went into this movement speaks for itself. This vintage watch features a classy design that looks great with a suit or out on the town. The  unique clamshell style case design has done a fantastic job of preserving the movement and speaks to Hamilton’s quality and innovation. During this era, thin watches are becoming rapidly en vogue and this vintage watch features a think sleek design coupled with long “fancy lugs” which give the watch a very classic but artistic look. Fancy lugs is a term used to describe the lugs of watches of this era and earlier that were made larger and more ornate than might otherwise be required fo the purpose of affixing the watch strap. The case is 10K gold filled and features an inscription for when it was given to an employee of Nabisco. This was an expensive watch for the time and it shows that Nabisco likely treated its employees well ;-) Note that opening the case back of this watch requires special watchmaker knowledge and tools, a non-watchmaker should not attempt to open it.  

Brand

Hamilton

Type

Manual Wind

Calibre

Hamilton calibre 730

Case Material

10K gold filled and steel

Size

33mm

Strap

New ZRC leather watch strap, made in France. Regular length.

Age

We estimate the watch was manufactured in approximately 1955 based on the watch calibre and dial/case design.

Service History

Service history unknown. Comprehensive testing and performance measurement.

Condition

Watch is in excellent condition showing few scratches or signs of wear given its age. 

Quality Control Comprehensive ClockSavant Testing. Performance measurement results for this watch are provided below. 

Returns

14-day return period provided that watch is returned in condition received.

Warranty

2 warranty-- customer misuse, neglect, accidental, intentional, or unintentional damage are excluded from the warranty. See the Support page of our website for detailed warranty terms and conditions. For non-warranty damage, please contact us to obtain an estimate for servicing, repair, and restoration services.
Care and Use All mechanical watches, and especially vintage watches, require special consideration in handling, care, and use. In order to obtain warranty support or to return an item, it is necessary that the customer did not cause damage to the watch. See the Support page to learn more about how to protect and care for your investment.

Sales Tax

Virginia residents will pay sales tax

 

 

ClockSavant Watchmaker Testing, Certification, and Performance Measurement

All the watches we sell go through a comprehensive series of ClockSavant-developed functional, stability, and performance tests and are only approved for sale if they meet or exceed the criteria we have established. Performance measurements for this watch are provided below. See the Support page of our website for an explanation of watch performance measurements and guidance on interpretation. The watch performance values provided do not necessarily reflect the accuracy you will experience based on your unique watch wearing habits. You may experience a gain or loss by as much as approximately 1 minute per day with vintage watches.

Legend: Rate, Amplitude (Amp), and Beat Error (BE) are provided for Dial-Up (CH) and Dial-Down (FH) positions. Averages (Avg) are also provided. These represent the average performance of the watch across all 6 traditionally measured watch positions which, in addition to dial-up and dial-down, are the vertical positions of Crown-Up, Crown-Down, Crown-Left, and Crown-Right. Rate is expressed in seconds gained or lost during a 24 hour period. Amplitude is in degrees. Beat Error is in milliseconds.  Lift Angle used in measurement is unique to the particular watch calibre. 

 

 

Calibre Hamilton 730
Lift Angle 52
CH Rate 17
Amp 246
BE 1
FH Rate -18
Amp 283
BE 1
Avg Rate -15.5
Avg Amp 228.33
Avg BE 1.23

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