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What have the prices been on eBay for the Grant model? Particularly for AGN dials. Did they ever make any solid gold Grants?

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I guess it wouldn't matter so much the dial as the 10k or 14k models. Or the silver models.
 

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Unless you get very lucky, I think a nice sterling silver Grant is going to cost you at least $500, maybe $800 if it has a nice dial. I think I paid $600 or $700 for mine -- this is a mediocre photo, but I think it's likely far nicer than most. A nice one sold on eBay a year or 2 ago as a BIN for $450, but it went fast... and I missed it.
 

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Unless you get very lucky, I think a nice sterling silver Grant is going to cost you at least $500. I think I paid $600 or $700 for mine -- this is a mediocre photo, but I think it's likely far nicer than most. A nice one sold on eBay a year or 2 ago as a BIN for $450, but it went fast... and I missed it.
Thanks. Do you have any data on the gold models?
 

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For this 1930s model there was no solid gold production. They did come in gold filled, and they sell for less. Tom likely has the data. BTW, I forget, did they come out with another solid gold model in the 50s also named the Grant? Perhaps... they did did with the Drake, I know, and others. (I don't really pay much attention to most of the 1950s watches... as to me most of them were a lot like 1980s cars... and they all look alike.)
 

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For this 1930s model there was no solid gold production. They did come in gold filled, and they sell for less. Tom likely has the data. BTW, I forget, did they come out with another solid gold model in the 50s also named the Grant? Perhaps... they did did with the Drake, I know, and others. (I don't really pay much attention to most of the 1950s watches... as to me most of them were a lot like 1980s cars... and they all look alike.)
I know they came out with a Grant in the 1950's but don't know anything about it. I agree with you about the later watches and keep my collection to pre 1950. Maybe Tom can ring in on the prices.
 

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I know they came out with a Grant in the 1950's but don't know anything about it. I agree with you about the later watches and keep my collection to pre 1950. Maybe Tom can ring in on the prices.
I should add that for me the exception to this is the asymmetricals. :thumbup1:
 

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The 50's Grant has a lot going for it. It has a cool textured dial and keeps the general shape of the original. I would very much like to have one someday.
 

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The 50's Grant has a lot going for it. It has a cool textured dial and keeps the general shape of the original. I would very much like to have one someday.

You are right Dave, I had forgotten about the nice dial on the later Grant. From looking for (and at) the 2 Hamilton catalogs the later Grant appeared in, it's really no wonder that they seem to be fairly rare today, as it was likely a very poor seller. Frankly, it is impossible to see, let alone appreciate, its dial from these catalogs. (I presume that 1957-58 was a fun/crazy/hectic time for Hamilton since their Electrics were becoming all the rage, so they were likely a bit distracted.) I have attached the 2 catalog pages of the later Grant. (THANKS Tom!) Perhaps someone has a real example in the flesh they can show and tell about?
 

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What have the prices been on eBay for the Grant model? Particularly for AGN dials. Did they ever make any solid gold Grants?

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$245 for 10K ygf
Last 10 prices: $255 $390 $194 $171 $246 $331 $203 $295 $256 $153

$305 & $750 for 14K ygf

Sterling silver: $525 $515 $443 $576 $700 $750 $566 $675 $502 $450
 

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Only took one try!

Actually, I'd never noticed that...I guess I am just not OCD enough!
LOL, no not you! :wink: If you really didn't do this on purpose, you should buy lottery tickets. (Though I guess there were 4 different spots around the dial that would have worked... but the odds were still against it happening by accident. :)
 

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$245 for 10K ygf
Last 10 prices: $255 $390 $194 $171 $246 $331 $203 $295 $256 $153
You can add $100 to your list for this 10K ygf example that I skimmed off the 'Bay in December.



It's a nice one with the textured dial, which is not nearly as dirty as shows in the picture.

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