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Hamilton M 22 Gimbaled Clock Both Carrying Case

 

FAMOUS HAMILTON MODEL 22 SHIP'S GIMBALED DECK CLOCK - CHRONOMETER & CARRYING CASE

 

Hamilton Model 22 gimbaled deck chronometer clock image

 

CASE DIMENSIONS: M 22 6" square  x 4" H                      WEIGHT: 4 lbs 11 oz Carrying case 8 1/4 square x 7 3/4" H                               Total weight 10 lbs. 6 oz.

 

Presented is a post WW II HAMILTON Model 22 Deck Chronometer Watch  and its original carrying case. These cases rarely accompany an M 22 clock and make this something special.  At the end of World War II, numerous clocks were declared surplus at the end and sold at government sales to collectors and jewelry stores which were eager to purchase these elegant and high quality time pieces. Recognizing a continuing demand, Hamilton reissued this model clock without the military stamping on the bottom of the case, but used movements that they had left over from the War with the Navy Bureau of Ship stamp. In the days before quartz movements, jewelry stores had these clocks on display in their windows so passers by could check the time. This is one of these versions, but it is still  prized as a memento of the War and for the amazing accuracy of its mechanical movement and the prized carrying case.

Movement of this Hamilton M 22 deck clock image

This Hamilton Model 22 was first sold after WW II Marked U.S. Navy Bureau of Ships 1942 

CONDITION: The 12 hour dial is in fine condition and looks as new. It then reads HAMILTON LANCASTER, PA., U.S.A. 48 hour Up/Down Indicator at top, Seconds Bit Under. Inside, the movement is engraved with the Model 22 specifications and U.S. Navy Bureau of Ships 1942. To the right of the balance wheel is F16 F19155, which is the movements serial number. The clock is running slightly fast when compared to a quartz wrist watch set to Atomic time. The clock is housed in its traditional Navy three section varnished wood case with full gimbal mounts. There are two tiny spots of thinning varnish on the top cover at the front which are only noticeable close-up. The carrying case has been refinished. The green felt is as new. There is a 1/8 inch Age gap in between the two pieces of wood that makes up its base which is of no consequence.  The leather strap shows lots of use so this must have been a working clock, likely at sea. It is in excellent condition with only superficial marks of handling. Most of the original lacquer remains but has darkened with age, leaving a nice natural patina. 

 

M 22 Case alongside carrying case image
  Carrying case and the M 22 gimbaled case 

This Model 22 is a fine running clock which should appeal to those seeking a historic chronometer of the WW II and Vietnam Era

SPECIFICATIONS: The Hamilton Model 22 is a legendary watch, hurriedly designed when the USA was entering WWII, along with the far more complicated Model 21 marine chronometer; both are considered among the finest of their type. The 22 was even produced in the boxed-and-gimbaled format, as it was proven to be reliable enough to serve as a ship's primary timekeeper! The case is 70mm across, of plated and matted brass, and features a wonderful guarded crown and button to prevent inadvertent setting. Although the mainspring's power reserve is some 60 hours, and the dial indicates up to 48, it was intended that the watch would be wound each day at the same time for nearly perfect isochronisms. The enormous movement is fully adjusted and immaculately finished and striped. The elegant regulator uses a spring-loaded finger which traces the perimeter of a snail-cam.
 

Hamilton M 22 face image
Near new dial & count down indicator
 

HAMILTON CHRONOMETER HISTORY: Hamilton Model 21 Marine Chronometers and Model 22 Deck Watches.   At the outbreak of W.W. II, the United States Navy required a vast quantity high quality chronometers. At that time, the Navy had been using Ulysses Nardin timepieces as standard equipment with few if any being available in this country.  A request for bids was made by the War Office, and the Hamilton Watch Company was the only firm able to meet the requirements by designing and producing an innovative marine chronometer in  a period of about 18 months.  Hamilton was able to produce the unit in sufficient numbers to meet U.S. wartime demand, and made 11,239 of these chronometers during the War.

Closeed M 22 carrying case image
Housed in a near perfect Mahogany three tier chronometer case
 

The model 21 and 22 are technically one of the great achievements in horology. The balance and hair spring assembly were a radical departure from traditional chronometer design and resulted in superior time keeping rates.  In addition, Hamilton also produced a 21 jewel lever escapement chronometer deck watch. A more detailed description of both the model 21 and 22 timepieces can be found in Marvin E. Whitney's book: "Military Timepieces" which is recommended reading for serious collectors.

M 22 clock case housed in carrying case image
The carring case closed image

 

Model 22 three tier case housed in the rare carrying case shown open and closed
 

NO NONSENSE WARRANTY:  We guarantee that this clock will be working on arrival and that our description is entirely accurate or your money back. The only conditions are that an email authorization be obtained within three days, and that the instrument is returned in its original condition and packaging, and insured for its full value. Shipping charges are included in this offer within the continental U.S. if an error is due to our fault. This does not affect our policy on shipping damage which is discussed below.

PACKAGING: We take great care in packaging our clocks for shipment which includes bubble wrap, placing in a box, and then placing in a larger box surrounded by impact absorbent material. However, we are not responsible, once it is turned over to the carrier. Full Value insurance is included. In the event of damage due to shipping we will assist you in all respects even to filing a claim in your behalf. Our packaging and shipping are the best available, and is at the lowest possible cost.

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