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From the American Horology Archive:
Hamilton Grade 972 Pocket Watch Movement
Hamilton Grade 972 Pocket Watch Movement

Hamilton Watch Co.

Grade: 972

Manufacturer: Hamilton
Manufacturer Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Movement Serial Number: 314642
Grade: 972
Model: 1
Class: 4
To Finishing Dept: Apr 9, 1904
Run Quantity: 300
Total Production: 24,416
Size: 16s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Regulator: Reed
Hairspring: Breguet
Pallet Jewel Material: Sapphire
Standard Dial Type: Double-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
Dial Feet Locations: 7.6, 21.8, 38.0, 50.5
Hamilton 16s Dial Feet Research
Data Research: 1953 Hamilton Serial List

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Anonymous · November 5, 2019

Serial Number 314622 was reported as accurate.

nicnic 187 · April 25, 2018

Serial Number 314871 was reported as accurate.

Mobilaero 229 · January 18, 2017

Serial Number 314642 was reported as accurate.

daddo46 941 · November 1, 2016

Serial Number 314676 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 6, 2013

Serial Number 314642 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: I listed this as correct earlier (Oct. 6, 2012)
but this particular movement is a PENDANT set, not
LEVER set.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant

Anonymous · October 6, 2012

Serial Number 314642 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Hamilton Grade 972 Pocket Watch Movement
Hamilton Grade 972 Pocket Watch Movement