Rare Hamilton “Tonneau Engraved” men’s Art Deco design wristwatch in solid 14K green gold, circa 1928.
With its large distinctive case and ornate engravings, the “Tonneau” is one of the classic Hamilton designs from the 1920s. It was priced to consumers at $87.00 in 1928 and only 675 were produced in solid green gold. This example is in excellent condition showing only light wear. Caseback is excellent with an engraving. Case has acquired traces of deep reddish-orange patina from age. Case measures 34mm long and 27mm wide. Refinished two-tone dial is superb. Has new glass crystal. Crown is yellow. The watch is powered by its correct 17-jewel Hamilton grade 987 manual wind movement, just serviced and running strong.