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Mens 1962 Hamilton Solid Gold Award Watch for Armstrong in Box - SERVICED
STRICKLAND VINTAGE WATCHES
Men's 1962 Hamilton Solid Gold Award Watch for Armstrong in Box – SERVICED
Here’s something intensely satisfying about a vintage timepiece: It’s a comfortable work of tactile wrist art. It is a fascinating little time machine, able to transport one to a era when exceptional workmanship and art were intertwined and abundant. It is a class distinction.
Between 1850 and 1971, fashion and watchmaking converged into a golden age of design, with extraordinary strides being made in mechanical engineering and watch case design. During the early 20th century, gentlemen began wearing watches not only in their pockets but on their wrists.
As the world grew more prosperous and hectic, accurate timekeeping became a beautiful necessity.
This Hamilton Watch Company wristwatch – an award given in 1962 for a quarter-century of service – is a solid gold work of art, a culmination of the efforts some of horology’s most gifted craftsmen. It is both handsome and beautiful, elegant and practical. We love everything about this watch: its oversized horn lugs with slight faceting, its sophisticated 39mm by 32mm 10k yellow gold case, its attractive two-tone dial with platinum outer register highlighted by solid gold applied numerals. We love its high-grade 22 ruby-jewel mechanical engine. The watch represents not only an era of watch-making, it represents a quarter-century of someone’s life - and it does so quite well.
We’re delighted to offer this piece in fine, original condition, cleaned, oiled, calibrated and fitted with a genuine black crocodile strap and in a factory Hamilton presentation case.
We love our international clients and are honored to serve them. However, we cannot ship watches with crocodile/alligator or lizard straps overseas due to customs restrictions. We're happy to substitute a leather strap or ship without a strap.
ABOUT US:For those of you who may not know us, we atSTRICKLAND VINTAGE WATCHEStravel extensively, purchasing watches for our clients (for more about who we are, please click on 'Me' above). Featured as Forbes magazine's 'Best of the Web' honoree consecutively since 2000 for timepieces, we're committed to bringing the best, the rarest, the cleanest examples of old wrist and pocket watches to clients around the world.
SHIPPING: All bidders to pay actual shipping costs. If there is a handling fee listed, that is for insurance. We are happy to combine shipping on multiple items. For items shipped within the United States , we ship either via USPS. Priority Mail with signature confirmation on items under $1,000. FedEx two-day shipping for items more than $1,000.
INTERNATIONALbuyers must email us at the end of the auction so that we may calculate shipping costs and determine the method of shipping. Lower priced items (under $250), must be sent via online TRACKABLE shipping via USPS Priority International Mail. Items over $250 must be shipped via Federal Express, because it requires a signature. We MUST and WILL adhere to your country’s customs rules and regulations. If the item is not allowed via USPS, we must ship via Federal Express. Because of the unpredictable nature of today's mail, we cannot be held responsible for items lost or damaged by the post office or lost or held up in customs agencies and so require postal insurance for ALL overseas items. WE WILL NOT FALSIFY CUSTOMS FORMS. ALL CUSTOMS FEES ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE BUYER. Your purchase acknowledges that you understand these policies.
FLORIDA RESIDENTSwill be charged an additional 7% for sales tax.
CONTACT US:You may reach us -STRICKLAND VINTAGE WATCHES- Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (EST)
TERMS OF SALE :We take great pride in our images and item descriptions and are careful to note as much about an item as we can. We do not sell items on approval, therefore, all items we sell on eBay are sold AS IS and all sales are final. If you have a question or would like to see the image of an item at another angle, we are happy to accommodate you. Please check our feedback, we try to be as accommodating as possible. WE WILL NOT GIVE PARTIAL REFUNDS!
Strickland Vintage Watchesis a member of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors and have been honored as one of Forbes magazine's 'Best of the Web' in timepieces, and have been on eBay since 1998. We invite you to find out more about us by clicking on our ME page!