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WNS-MCTY-3036 - Hilton - 57 Jewels - Gold Dial - Full Front View

Case: The round shaped yellow gold tone plated case measures 34 mm across (37 mm including the crown) and 44 mm (lug to lug.)  It is 9 mm thick.  The crown is located at the 3 o'clock position.  The back of the screw down case is marked Stainless Steel Back, Swiss, Waterproof, Antimagnetic, Incabloc and the number 614.7.  The inside of the case back is marked Hilton Watch Co.

Dial: The round dial has a satin gold background. 

The hour maker at the 12 is a gold toned raised and applied Arabic numeral, and the remaining are diamond shape with a center engraved groove and they are gold toned raised and applied as well.

The dauphine-style hour and minutes hands are gold in color with a black streamlined center line.  And the thin sweeping seconds hand is gold in color as well.

The crystal has a slight curvature on the surface and angular sides and is raised 4 mm above the case at its center. 

It is marked Hilton and 57 Jewels with 2 red stars below the 12 o'clock position, and  Automatic and Incabloc above the 6 o'clock position, and Swiss Made below the 6 o'clock position.

Movement: Marked Hilton Watch Co., Fifty-Seven 57 Jewels, Swiss Automatic movement.

Strap: Yellow gold toned 18 mm expansion bracelet scissors-type marked Mark VII, 1/20 G.F. Top, Made in U.S.A

Comments: Here is an all original vintage fifties wrist watch featuring a 57 Jewel Automatic movement.

Item ID: WNS-MCTY-3036


 

Hilton - 57 Jewel Automatic Swiss Movement in Excellent Condition - (circa 1950s)

WNS-MCTY-3036 - Hilton - 57 Jewels - Gold Dial - Full Left Front View

WNS-MCTY-3036 - Hilton - 57 Jewels - Gold Dial - Full Right Front View

WNS-MCTY-3036 - Hilton - 57 Jewels - Gold Dial - Movement Markings View