Scarce Hamilton “Richmond” men’s Streamlined Moderne design wristwatch in solid 18K yellow gold, circa 1938.
Cased in solid 18K gold and priced at $125.00, the “Richmond” was Hamilton’s flagship gold watch during the late 1930s. The “Richmond” was the first solid 18K gold Hamilton men’s wristwatch to be regularly catalogued, previous 18K models were special order only. This example is in excellent condition showing only light wear. Caseback is excellent, with a monogram. Refinished dial is superb, has solid 18K applied numerals. Has new glass crystal. This watch is powered by its correct 19-jewel Hamilton grade 982 manual wind movement, just serviced and running strong.