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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: 724847
Grade: 972
Model: 1
Class: 4
To Finishing Dept: Aug 7, 1908
Run Quantity: 1,000
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: No
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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Data Verification Reports

724001
Verification Serial Map
725000

Anonymous · August 26, 2020

Serial Number 724327 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 23, 2020

Serial Number 724207 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 4, 2018

Serial Number 724908 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 16, 2017

Serial Number 724514 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 20, 2016

Serial Number 724563 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 14, 2016

Serial Number 724258 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 30, 2016

Serial Number 724305 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: I have to ask why is this not a Railroad grade
watch ,who says it's not?
Curator Response: Pendant-Set watches were not accepted on most railroads during this era.

Anonymous · March 19, 2016

Serial Number 724258 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 20, 2016

Serial Number 724723 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 14, 2015

Serial Number 724212 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 23, 2013

Serial Number 724356 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 20, 2013

Serial Number 724852 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 11, 2013

Serial Number 724821 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 4, 2013

Serial Number 724167 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 2, 2013

Serial Number 724167 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 25, 2012

Serial Number 724847 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · November 25, 2012

Serial Number 724528 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: stem set
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No
Plate changed from Unknown to 3/4
Hamilton Grade 972 Pocket Watch Movement
Hamilton Grade 972 Pocket Watch Movement