WWII Hamilton Watch
Like Tree3Likes
  • 1 Post By James A
  • 2 Post By gatorcpa

Thread: WWII Hamilton Watch

Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2014

    WWII Hamilton Watch

    Hey Guys,

    For some reason I have recently become very interested in authentic WWII issued watches. I think it is very neat to own an artifact from the war, and something such as a watch that played a key role in so many aspects of battle (plus I am a watch aficionado).

    Recently I have started searching for a WWII Hamilton watch, I want something of better quality than an Eglin of any of the other A-11 watches. Does anyone know where I can find a 1940's Hamilton issued to American soldiers? Also, how much would one of these run me? I am soon to purchase an Omega Aqua Terra and thus do not want to spend too much on the Hamilton. Thank you all!

  2. #2
    Member James A's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2014

    Re: WWII Hamilton Watch


    Below is an ad for a WW2 Hamilton watch that I shameless stole from the thread posted below. Some good info on Hamilton WW2 military within the thread.

    USMC Wrist Watches of the 1940s


  3. #3
    Member gatorcpa's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    South Florida

    Re: WWII Hamilton Watch

    eBay is going to have the widest selection, but most will not be of collector grade condition. The cases on a lot of these were chrome-plated brass and did not age well. Also, eBay is loaded with fakes. A couple of resources online would be the repair manual issued to field watchmakers by the War Department during WWII:


    Another place to look would be the Military Watch Resources forum:

    MWR Main Forum

    There may be a few for sale over there.

    Hope this helps,
    Apollonaught and busmatt like this.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

    Similar Threads

    1. Replies: 10
      Last Post: October 23rd, 2015, 00:13
    2. FS WWII Waltham US Navy Pilot Watch NOS WWII Strap Just Serviced
      By agee66 in forum Watches - Private sellers and Sponsors
      Replies: 2
      Last Post: September 10th, 2015, 20:12
    3. 1942 Hamilton WWII US Navy Military Watch
      By trendo in forum Watches - Private sellers and Sponsors
      Replies: 1
      Last Post: March 27th, 2014, 01:44
    4. WTB Lum-Tec M12 or Hamilton WWII watch
      By bacon535 in forum WTB - Wanted to Buy
      Replies: 0
      Last Post: July 11th, 2011, 22:30
    5. FS: Vintage WWII Hamilton Military watch (Reduced)
      By Cubanchem in forum Watches - Private sellers and Sponsors
      Replies: 7
      Last Post: March 12th, 2010, 13:57

    Posting Permissions

    • You may not post new threads
    • You may not post replies
    • You may not post attachments
    • You may not edit your posts