Ball Watch Company, 16s 21J, circa 1943

"Official RR Standard"; Hamilton 999B

Lever Set, Stem Wind

Ball-marked Gold Filled Stirrup case

The Ball Watch Company Railroad watches are some of the most collectable and sought after Railroad watches today.   

Dial:  Absolutely beautiful original single sunk BALL OFFICIAL RR STANDARD signed dial is pristine condition! There are no blemishes visible. They don't get better than this! The blue spade hands also appear original and are in good condition, but not "mint".

Movement:  Nickel damaskeened movement was made by Hamilton.  It it marked BALL WATCH CO, CLEVELAND, O, along with 999B 21 JEWELS, ADJUSTED 6 POSITIONS in black filled engraving. The movement is absolutely beautiful, but has just a couple of spots on the winding wheels. This does not effect the perfect mechanical condition of this high grade movement. This well running Ball watch has been professionally cleaned and oiled, and is ready to be put into your collection!

Case:  The screw back and bezel case is marked BALL MODEL on the inside of the case lid. It is also marked KEYSTONE WATCH CASE, J. BOSS, 20 YEARS indicating it is heavy gold filled. There are some minor signs of use, a few very minor dings from use. It appears to have been professionally replated. Can't tell for sure - that's the sign of great plating if has been plated! The bezel and back cover thread on and off properly. The original looking stirrup bow is worn, but still secure. The crown is in above average condition, and winds and sets properly. Overall, it is in great condition!

Crystal:  The 2 mm thick beveled glass crystal is in excellent shape and appears in new condition!

A Ball Official Rail Road Standard Watch is a MUST for the railroad watch collector.  The 999B version is one of the most sought after Ball pocket watches! Don't miss out on this fine example of an original Ball in a Ball Model case!

Dimensions:
About 2 inches wide (approx 50 mm)
About 3 inches tall (about 70 mm)
About 5/8 inch thick (about 14 mm)

Item Number: ball_1B8499

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