empressissi™ is pleased to offer this gorgeous, early and fine quality American made HAMILTON dress watch for men from the mid 30s in design known as the BARTLEY in gold filled with a rare black enamel inlaid dial.
The watch houses one of the most common American made calibers - the famous 980 manual wind movement with sub seconds, running on 17 jewels. It is cased in a 14K gold filled case with mint acrylic crystal and good crown.
The dial is made of Sterling silver in white finish and this variant has the original black enamel inlaid numerals and index in near mint condition. It has an original set of hands.
This Hamilton watch measures 21mm side to side (excluding crown) and 37mm from top lug to bottom lug and is modest in size even for vintage standards.
Attached to this watch is a brand new, quality slim genuine leather band in dark brown tone, 16mm wide, with anti-allergic buckle in matching tone.
Vintage watches are smaller than today's standards; To avoid the inconvenience of returns merely due to wrong size expectations, Please study the listed sizes and keep in mind that in most cases, vintage watches will be smaller than today's standards and are unlikely to fit a large wrist. For your convenience, and to better understand the proportions of vintage watches sizes, download and print a copy of our unique watch size reference PDF page.