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Scarce and not so scarce 16 size 21 jewel Hampdens "Click" to Login or Register 
IHC Member 1110
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Welcome Chris!Good to have another Hampden collector on board!...Ted.
 
Posts: 1201 | Location: Lebanon, Connecticut USA | Registered: March 28, 2008
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Thanks, Ted. I'm working my way through the many Hampden threads and getting some excellent information. My main focus up until now has been Hamiltons, but the Hampdens have really captured my imagination recently. The company has a fascinating history and their watches are easily on par with anything Hamilton ever made.
 
Posts: 311 | Location: Portland, Oregon in the USA | Registered: February 07, 2010
IHC Member 1110
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You're right about that Chris.You've probably noticed that the 18s Hamiltons are pretty much based on Hampden's design.I too have a few Hamiltons ( 992L,940, 936, 978),but they have gotten so expensive today, that I gave up on trying to get any more.I have been collecting Hampdens all my life, they still aren't that much appreciated, but they are great watches, and the cost isn't as bad as the others.It would be nice to have some kind of Hampden site or club!
 
Posts: 1201 | Location: Lebanon, Connecticut USA | Registered: March 28, 2008
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Robert,
Here is a picture of another "scarce and not so scarce" Hampden, 21 jewel watch for your records.
Mike

 
Posts: 832 | Location: Knoxville, Tennessee in the USA | Registered: September 02, 2009
IHC Member 1110
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I have a new one to add to the list:16S 21J Wm. McKinley, 2466951, ON4L: marked double roller, adjusted 5 positions.Thanks, Ted.
 
Posts: 1201 | Location: Lebanon, Connecticut USA | Registered: March 28, 2008
IHC Member 1357
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Like to add Model 105 adj.5 pos.21 jewels double roller s/n 3305582 in Dueber case.I think Lindell has one with s/n 3305579.I believe these two to be 'kissing cousins'for sure. Regards Roger
 
Posts: 3964 | Location: Carbon, Texas in the USA | Registered: January 24, 2010
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I would like to add my 16 size 23 jewel Hampdens to the list: [LIST] 1. Special Railway movmt. #1091862 2. Special Railway movmt. #1091863 3. SR movmt #1377104 4. SR movmt. #1482172 5. SR movmt. # 1899555 6. 104 movmt. #2801022 7. 104 movmt. #3278858 8. 104 movmt. #3303370 9. 104 movmt. #3303410 10. 104 movmt. #3322294 11. Special Railway movmt. #3327329 12. Special Railway movmt. #3451052 13. Special Railway movmt. #3451127


Deacon
 
Posts: 1021 | Location: Omaha, Nebraska in the USA | Registered: February 14, 2009
IHC Member 1555
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Hi Bob,

Mine is as follows;

W M McKinley
Serial: 1588219
HN4L 21 jewel Adjusted
 
Posts: 1970 | Location: Gladstone in Australia | Registered: January 14, 2011
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Have one to add.

Open Face
21 Jewels
No. 555
Ser # 3697312

Love this watch. Didn't know much about it however I did see someone had one on Bay for over a grand. Oh well mine is in better shape and asking 1/3 less. I will hate to see this go but I figure it should be in the care of someone that can adore it more then I. So I better add this Ser# before it sales incase they don't add it.

If it don't sale I will keep it and hand it down to my Son.

 
Posts: 1 | Location: Oregon in the USA | Registered: August 09, 2013
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Thanks James for adding your movement number and image to this post.

Smile
 
Posts: 4874 | Location: Northern Ohio in the U.S.A. | Registered: December 04, 2002
IHC Member 1301
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Robert on the 21j model 5 Ohioan hunter, reported and exists if you need the serial number please let me know.
 
Posts: 1821 | Location: Michigan in the USA | Registered: September 19, 2009
IHC Member 1301
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Hampden 16s McKinley hunter 21 jewel lever set with serial number 1,580,003
 
Posts: 1821 | Location: Michigan in the USA | Registered: September 19, 2009
IHC Member 1301
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Picked up a Hampden adjp 16s 21j model 4 grade 105 which should be a low production also.
 
Posts: 1821 | Location: Michigan in the USA | Registered: September 19, 2009
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