VINTAGE WATCHES, PRE-OWNED & USED SWISS, AMERICAN WATCHES & JEWELRY

Hamilton 14K YG Drake circa 1951

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Scarce model vintage man’s Hamilton “Drake” 14K gold circa 1951. Featuring 25 X 39mm sculpted case with flared “grasshopper” lugs, wide bezel, domed crystal, and glossy black restored dial with applied gold indexes and tapered gilt hands. Powered by Hamilton 17 jewel manual wind calibre 754 movement with subsidiary seconds. Fitted with your choice of fine leather or exotic skin strap. In 30+ years of collecting and dealing in vintage watches we do not recall previously owning this model. A great mid century, modernist design.

 

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Additional information

Maker

Hamilton

Model Name/Type

"Drake", n/a

Man's / Lady's

Men

Circa

1951

Case mm

25 x 39mm

Case Metal

14K, Yellow Gold

Crystal

dome glass

Crown-Pushers

unsigned crown

Dial & Hands

restored dial

Movement Type

manual wind

Movement Caliber

754

Date Function

no

Strap / Bracelet

Fine leather, cordovan, or exotic skin strap

Strap / Bracelet Size

16mm

Country of Origin

USA

Condition

Excellent

Box / Papers

No

Brand

Vintage & Pre-Owned Hamilton Watches

Hamilton is easily considered the preeminent brand of wristwatches made in America. Since WBAW? opened its doors nearly 40 years ago, we have been proud purveyors of used and vintage Hamilton watches. Founded in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1892 producing high quality pocket watches for gentlemen, ladies, and for railroad workers and executives, Hamilton is the best known and highest regarded of the U.S. watchmakers of the 20th Century. Hamilton was the first in the 1980’s to introduce reissues of many of its most popular models from the 1940’s, 1950’s, and 1960’s, including the Boulton, the Hamilton Electric reissue of the Ventura, the Ardmore, the Carlisle, and countless others.

We are proud to represent the finest of vintage and pre-owned Hamilton watches in our selection.