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Scarce Hamilton “Rutledge” men’s Art Deco design wristwatch in solid platinum, circa 1941.
The “Rutledge” was Hamilton’s most expensive men’s wristwatch in the 1930s and 1940s, priced at $175.00 in 1941. This example is in crisp, excellent condition showing only very light wear. Unpolished case has all of its original satin and bright finishes intact. Caseback is excellent, with a 1941 presentation engraving. The case measures 37mm long and 22mm wide. Refinished dial is superb, has solid 18K gold applied numerals plated in rhodium. Has new glass crystal. Has original satin finish platinum filled crown. This watch is powered by its correct 19-jewel Hamilton grade 982 manual wind movement, just serviced and running strong. Has vintage gray calfskin strap.
Price $2,000. SOLD