Scarce Hamilton "Russell" men's Retro Modern design wristwatch in 10K yellow gold fill, circa 1943.

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, although Hamilton continued to sell the watch in small numbers for several years afterward. The is the second version of the Roman numeral dial, two-tone gilt, as shown in the 1941 catalog. This example is in crisp, excellent condition with no brassing. Caseback is excellent, with a 1943 date. Case measures 49mm long and 28mm wide. Original two-tone gilt 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 $350. SOLD