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Vintage Hamilton Watch Tour and
Hamilton Watches Factory History
Film Collection

Price: $14.97     SKU: A89     Qty:

Take a tour of the Hamilton Watch Company and its fascinating history in this two film DVD. Learn the inside workings of a quality watch from a huge 7.5 foot exact model of the inner workings of a watch as well as the history and craftmanship that goes into every Hamilton Watch in the 1940s.

This is a fascinating look of the inner workings of a luxury manufacturer of what are now highly sought after antique wrist watches and vintage pocket watches. The Hamilton Watch Company has a reputation of developing and manufacturing fine hamilton watches and antique pocket watches.

Here are all the films that make up this Hamilton Watch film collection:

What Makes a Fine Watch Fine? (1947)

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Take a tour of the Hamilton Watch factory in Lancaster, PA and experience how the watches are designed and tested as well as some glimpses of the people who work there - including a retirement ceremony. You will see the inner workings of antique gold pocket watches and how your favorite vintage watches were manufactured with skill and an eye towards quality.

Producer: Jam Handy Organization
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 19:54

How a Watch Works (1949)

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This film discusses how a fine vintage wrist watch is built and operates. It includes a stop-motion animation showing a watch being built up from all its individual parts and gives an excellent example of how each part works with each other in a giant 7 1/2 foot watch. They show you various assemblies in this large watch, taking apart and rebuilding various portions so you can see how they interact with each other to deliver reliable time to you.

Producer: Jam Handy Organization
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 18:40

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