Hamilton Sekron Doctor's Watch

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SKU AS02907
SKU AS02907

Why We Love it

Why We Love It

The 1930s were the golden years of American watchmaking, and Hamilton was a bright star in the horological firmament.

Ties to Swiss brands like Rolex and Aegler resulted in the creation of some of the finest watches ever made in the United States. This watch, a Sekron Doctor’s Watch, is one of the most elegant—and, at the time it was minted, accurate.

This particular timepiece is, without question, an Art Deco masterpiece. The yellow gold-filled rectangular stepped case paired, with the blue steeled handset, make it a truly eye-catching piece.

Stately and subdued with a handsomely-aged cream dial, this Hamilton has all the makings of a distinctive dress watch for both men and women alike.

The Story

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries brands such as Gruen, Elgin, and Hamilton vied against the Swiss to dominate the watch industry—and Hamilton, in particular, was at the top of its game.

Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, and on into World War II, Hamilton released a dizzying array of designs, including the popular Doctor’s Watch, so known for its subsidiary seconds register, making it easier to time a patient's pulse.

The brand started to deviate from the typical round cases that predominated in the early years of wristwatch production. These watches were often referred to as “Geographic” thanks to their revolutionary case shapes. Hamilton experimented with a variety of shapes, from the square or rectangular “tank” shapes popularized by Cartier, to bold asymmetrical designs.

These watches are prime examples of the iconic pieces from the Art Deco era and remain some of the most simplistically elegant pieces ever made.

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Our Pledge

Analog:Shift stands behind the authenticity of our products in perpetuity.

Condition

Since our pieces are vintage or pre-owned, please expect wear & patina from usage and age. Please read each item description and examine all product images.

Warranty

We back each Analog:Shift vintage timepiece with a one-year mechanical warranty from the date of purchase.

International Buyers

Please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Shipping & Returns

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All of our watches include complementary insured shipping within the 50 states.

Most of our products are on hand and will ship directly from our headquarters in New York City. In some cases, watches will be shipped directly from one of our authorized partners.

We generally ship our products via FedEx, fully insured, within 5 business days of purchase. An adult signature is required for receipt of all packages for insurance purposes. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost. We are also happy to hand deliver your purchase in Manhattan or you may pick it up at our showroom.

Returns must be sent overnight or by priority international delivery, fully insured and paid for by the customer. A restocking fee may apply. Watches must be returned in the same condition as initially shipped.

We welcome international buyers, please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Hamilton Sekron Doctor's Watch

Hamilton Sekron Doctor's Watch

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Hamilton Sekron Doctor's Watch

Why We Love it

Why We Love It

The 1930s were the golden years of American watchmaking, and Hamilton was a bright star in the horological firmament.

Ties to Swiss brands like Rolex and Aegler resulted in the creation of some of the finest watches ever made in the United States. This watch, a Sekron Doctor’s Watch, is one of the most elegant—and, at the time it was minted, accurate.

This particular timepiece is, without question, an Art Deco masterpiece. The yellow gold-filled rectangular stepped case paired, with the blue steeled handset, make it a truly eye-catching piece.

Stately and subdued with a handsomely-aged cream dial, this Hamilton has all the makings of a distinctive dress watch for both men and women alike.

The Story

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries brands such as Gruen, Elgin, and Hamilton vied against the Swiss to dominate the watch industry—and Hamilton, in particular, was at the top of its game.

Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, and on into World War II, Hamilton released a dizzying array of designs, including the popular Doctor’s Watch, so known for its subsidiary seconds register, making it easier to time a patient's pulse.

The brand started to deviate from the typical round cases that predominated in the early years of wristwatch production. These watches were often referred to as “Geographic” thanks to their revolutionary case shapes. Hamilton experimented with a variety of shapes, from the square or rectangular “tank” shapes popularized by Cartier, to bold asymmetrical designs.

These watches are prime examples of the iconic pieces from the Art Deco era and remain some of the most simplistically elegant pieces ever made.

A:S Guarantee

+

Our Pledge

Analog:Shift stands behind the authenticity of our products in perpetuity.

Condition

Since our pieces are vintage or pre-owned, please expect wear & patina from usage and age. Please read each item description and examine all product images.

Warranty

We back each Analog:Shift vintage timepiece with a one-year mechanical warranty from the date of purchase.

International Buyers

Please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Shipping & Returns

+

All of our watches include complementary insured shipping within the 50 states.

Most of our products are on hand and will ship directly from our headquarters in New York City. In some cases, watches will be shipped directly from one of our authorized partners.

We generally ship our products via FedEx, fully insured, within 5 business days of purchase. An adult signature is required for receipt of all packages for insurance purposes. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost. We are also happy to hand deliver your purchase in Manhattan or you may pick it up at our showroom.

Returns must be sent overnight or by priority international delivery, fully insured and paid for by the customer. A restocking fee may apply. Watches must be returned in the same condition as initially shipped.

We welcome international buyers, please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

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