Hamilton Electric GE Altair Watch
Offered is this FULLY SERVICED (ultrasonic wash, rinse, and lubrication)Hamilton Electric Altair watch. Pictured in René Rondeau's book "The Watch Of The Future" on pages 130-133, it was released in December 1961 with an original price of $125 with metal band, and $110 with leather strap. It is signed on the dial, case, crown, movement, band and buckle. It runs great and keeps time to well under 30 seconds variation per day and has a brand new battery just installed. The hack function works properly, and the watch starts right up each time the crown is pushed in from the setting position to the running position.
This is one of only two GE Altairs known to exist. As a plus, it has had a BRAND NEW OLD STOCK D-PIN installed in the balance, so it will run virtually as it did from the factory.
BRAND: Hamilton Electric GE Altair
CASE: 10K Gold Filled
CASE BACK: Marked Hamilton, 10K Gold Filled, and inside marked Hamilton W. Co., Lancaster, PA, 10K. Gold Filled, E82434
BAND/BRACELET: Brand New Old Stock Hamilton Signed Band with Hamilton Signed Gold Filled Buckle
MOVEMENT: 505 Electric, marked Hamilton 505, Patented, ADJ., U.S.A.
SIZE: 32mm without crown and 39mm lug to lug
CROWN: Gold Tone, Excellent, marked with the "H" logo
CRYSTAL: Excellent, with no cracks
CASE: Excellent, with No Brassing
DIAL: Excellent, Original Finish, with GE Logo
HANDS: Gold Tone Baton Hour and Minute Hands, and Non-Red Pointer Tip Seconds Hand, all correct for this watch
BAND: Brand New Old Stock
Guaranteed to arrive in fine working order, or money back upon return, or return for any reason within 7 days for a full refund. I am a NAWCC (National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors) member and stand behind what I sell.