Vintage Hamilton model for Friday, Dec. 19th - Vancott

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Hamilton Vancott
manufactured 1946-1947
never catalogued
discovered and identified as a true Hamilton only in the last few years
available in 10K gold bezel with stainless back or 14K solid gold bezel & back
17-jewel 987S hacking movement
28mm diameter case x 35mm over the lug tips
16mm strap width
production for 10K unknown, 984 for the 14K version

Here is a link to forum member Will Roseman's website with further details for this scarce Hamilton model:

image found in the Hamilton archives at the NAWCC library

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I really like this watch.

It's very similar to the Secometer, isn't it?:confused1:
The dial is identical to the Secometer, and the movement is the same (987S).
Boy I've learned alot in a short amount of time about vintage Hams! (well, it could have been some luck to...:blushing:)

Anyway, the Secometer is still my favorite of the three. I like the fancier case.
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