Hamilton Electric Regulus II Watch


Offered is this FULLY SERVICED (ultrasonic wash, rinse, and lubrication) Hamilton Electric Regulus II watch. Pictured in René Rondeau's book "The Watch Of The Future" on page 187, it was released in April of 1962 with an original price of $89.50. It is signed on the dial, case, movement, and crown. 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. As a plus, it has had a NEW OLD STOCK D-PIN installed in the balance, so it will run virtually as it did from the factory.

The Regulus II shares its name with the original all stainless steel Regulus which had a "D" shaped case. The Regulus II has a round case (larger than most Hamilton Electrics) and a really striking dial with an intricate design of the markers. 

What really makes the Regulus II interesting is that the case was Swiss Made. I am sure this is the correct case for this watch. I asked René Rondeau for his opinion. He was not sure, but had serviced four Regulus II's over the years. The case numbers on them were 105320, 105691, 106754, and 106820.  This corresponds to the case number on this particular model, 106949. Most case numbers in the electric series begin with a letter, and the fact that all of these serial numbers have no letters and that they fall into a small range indicates that this is the correct case for this model. The other factor making it very likely that this is the proper case is the crown at the 4 o'clock position. Few watch cases were made in this configuration. As a plus, it has had a NEW OLD STOCK D-PIN installed in the balance, so it will run virtually as it did from the factory.

BRAND:  Hamilton Electric Regulus II


CASE:  Stainless Steel

CASE BACK:  Screw-on, inside marked Hamilton W. Co., Lancaster-PA, Stainless Steel, No. 106949, Made In Switzerland

BAND/BRACELET:  Brand New Genuine Leather Black Strap with matching Silver Colored Buckle

MOVEMENT:  505 electric, marked Hamilton 505, Patented, ADJ, USA

SIZE:  35mm Without Crown | 42mm Lug to Lug

CROWN:  Stainless Steel, marked with the "H" logo

CONDITION:  Excellent

     CRYSTAL:  Excellent, with no cracks

     CASE:  Excellent, showing little signs of wear

     DIAL:  Excellent, ORIGINAL Finish in great condition

     HANDS:  Excellent, Stainless Steel Hour and Minute Hands with Luminous Inserts, and Lightning Bolt Seconds Hand, all correct for this watch

     BAND:  Brand New

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.

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