Hamilton G.S. Tropicalized British Military Item #2558 Price $1675
All original Hamilton military watch produced for the British military during the late 60’s – early 70’s. It is fully signed including “D.O.S.” on the caseback along with the Broad Arrow and correct contract markings. Someone etched “1/71” by hand. Most likely an “In-Service” date.
The signed stainless steel case measures 36mm across without the crown. The case retains its dust-cover anti-magnetic shield under the screw-on caseback.
The outstanding original black dial is signed “Hamilton” and “G.S.”. It is also stamped T-Swiss-T at 6 o’clock. The hands set is also original to the watch and along with the dial, have aged to a nice vintage look.
Powering the watch is a Hamilton caliber 684 movement with 17 jewels and hacking. This is a manual wind movement made is Switzerland.
The watch comes fully serviced and is keeping very good time. It’s paired with a very high grade leather military strap by Jurghan’s, handmade in Germany.