A beautiful dress watch. 1960s Hamilton micro-rotor automatic dress watch, Buren 1000A, Original box, great condition.Overall the condition is excellent. The watch runs well, measured on a timegrapher and during daily wear. It loses 50 seconds on average a day, with an amplitude of 248 degrees and a beat error of 0.3 m/s.
The dial is in excellent, original condition. It is a cream tone with a silver ring around it.
It is signed with the Hamilton name at 12 o'clock.
The hours are indicated by non numeric hour batons in silver. The dial is in strong original condition, with some areas of altered colouration and some wear.
The hands are un-bent and un-corroded. They are silver and are original, fitting the margins of the watch well. The baton hands are incredibly slim and classy, with original lume filling them with a nice orange/brown tone.
The Plexi-glass crystal is in perfect condition with no marks, scratches or dents.
The crown is original and has a beautiful coin edge, fitting flush to the case.
The case is in strong condition with only light surface scratches that are consistent with age. There are some deeper marks between the lug at 6 o'clock, where the back is opened to expose the movement. A very nice original case that hasn't been polished, maintaining the grain on the case back.
Strong condition with some light surface scratches, but no dents or gouges.
The lugs are in good condition with sharp finishing and angles.
The watches strap is two piece leather strap.
The movement is a Micro-rotor automatic, Hamilton 666, a re-branded Buren 1000A movement.
The watch runs well, measured on a timegrapher and during daily wear. It loses 50 seconds on average a day, with an amplitude of 248 degrees and a beat error of 0.3 m/s.
Case width: 34mm
Case width with crown: 36mm
Case length: 32mm
Case Depth: 9.5mm
Lug width: 18mm