Very scarce Hamilton "Barton" men's Retro Modern design presentation wristwatch in solid 14K yellow gold, circa 1951.

The "Barton" has a large, heavy gold case and was often used for corporate presentations. It was priced at $150.00 in 1951. This example is in crisp, excellent condition showing only very light wear. Caseback is excellent, with a Hamilton factory-etched presentation inscription from The Gleason Works of Rochester, NY. The case measures 40mm long and 23mm wide. Refinished two-tone dial is superb, has solid 18K gold applied numerals and markers. Has new glass crystal. The watch is powered by its correct 19-jewel Hamilton grade 982M manual wind movement, just serviced and running strong.

Price $575.