Hamilton Electric Vela Watch


Offered is this FULLY SERVICED (ultrasonic wash, rinse, and lubrication) Hamilton Electric Vela watch. Pictured in René Rondeau's book "The Watch Of The Future" on page 163, it was released in April of 1966 with an original price of $115 (metal band only). 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 BRAND NEW OLD STOCK D-PIN installed in the balance, so it will run virtually as it did from the factory.

BRAND:  Hamilton Electric Vela


CASE:  10K Yellow Rolled Gold Plate

CASE BACK:  Snap-on, marked Hamilton, 10K RGP, and inside marked Hamilton W. Co., Lancaster, PA., 10K Rolled Gold Plate, R936048, Star W. C. CO., 891966 

BAND:  Brand New Genuine Leather Brown Watch Strap with matching Gold tone buckle

MOVEMENT:  505 electric, marked Hamilton 505, Patented, ADJ., U.S.A.

SIZE:  29mm without crown | 37mm lug to lug

CROWN:  Excellent, marked with the "H" logo

CONDITION:  Excellent

     CRYSTAL:  Excellent, with no cracks

     CASE:  Very Good, with some light brassing on edges of the case back

     DIAL:  Excellent, with Original Finish, marked Hamilton Electric

     HANDS:   Excellent, Baton Hour and Minute Hands, and stick 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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