This is a Model 22, Hamilton Mounted Chronometer Watch used for maritime navigation. These watches were manufactured by the Hamilton Co. during WWII and were used predominantly on the military fleets of the U.S. and our allies.
The watch has outstanding workmanship with a solid brass case and adjustable brass gimbals, all mounted in a beautiful solid mahogany case. In addition, the watch has matching numbers (12501) on the top ring, the side and on the inside of the brass base.
The back of the watch is marked: “Hamilton Watch Co. Made in U.S.A., 21 Jewels, U.S. Navy…1943”, and the serial number: “2F26241”. The movement is in good working condition.
Military WW II Hamilton Chronometer Model 22