Uncommon Hamilton "Russell" men's Retro Modern design wristwatch in 10K yellow gold fill, circa 1940.

The "Russell" has a cushion-shaped case with a ribbed bezel and large articulated lugs, and was priced at $40.00. It was catalogued for only two years, in 1940 and 1941. The is the initial version of the Roman numeral dial, two-tone gilt and white, as shown in the 1940 catalog. This example is in excellent condition with just a few tiny specks of brassing to the ribs of the bezel. Caseback is excellent and unengraved. Case measures 49mm long and 28mm wide. Original two-tone gilt and white dial is excellent, has brilliant inlaid gold Roman numerals. Has new glass crystal. The watch is powered by it correct 17-jewel Hamilton grade 987A manual wind movement, just serviced and running strong.

Price $275. SOLD