1968 HAMILTON 'Dateline A681' Gents Automatic Date Vintage Watch
empressissi™ is pleased to offer this elegant and original Swiss made HAMILTON watch for men from the late 60s in reference known as the 'Dateline A681' which appeared in the 1968 catalog, with a quality Swiss automatic movement.
The watch houses a strong ETA 2472 based (Hamilton 694A) automatic wind movement with sweep seconds complication, running on 17 jewels. There is also a date window at the 3, it is a non-quickset model. It is cased in a monobloc single piece case in 10K yellow rolled gold plated and in overall good condition, minimal wear to the lugs. The case comes with a good unsigned crown and a mint crystal.
The dial is factory original in near mint sunburst silver tone with applied solid gold markers and original set of hands.
This Hamilton watch measures 33mm side to side (excluding crown) and 37mm from top lug to bottom lug.
Attached to this watch is a brand new quality genuine leather band in black tone, great match for this watch in 18mm width and has an 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.