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HUBS 4992b Anomaly "Click" to Login or Register 
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Aloha

Upon further review it has come to my attention that Hubert Harms 4992B

PART NO. AN 5740
MFR:S PART NO. 4992B
SERIAL NO. 765-41
CONTRACT NO. 86366
HAMILTON WATCH CO.
MOVEMENT NO. 4C554
HAMILTON WATCH CO. U.S.A. UNDER CENTER SECONDS WHEEL, ADJ TEMP. AND 5 POS. UNDER CENTER SECONDS BRIDGE. 4992B (NUMBERS DECREASE IN SIZE TO THE B), 22 JEWELS ALL BOLD ITALIC.
ADJ. TEMP. AND 5 POSITIONS
BU. AERO. U.S. NAVY ALL BLOCK FONT.
CASE, KEYSTONE BASE METAL SER.I3OO916 THE 916 IS SMALLER.
DIAL 24 HOUR G.C.T. BLACK
WHITE HOUR MINUTE AND SWEEP SECOND HANDS

Is the only one that I have seen marked ADJ TEMP AND 5 POSITIONS

Here are photos of Hub's movement and two others before and after Hub's and one more with the final engraving font that all the rest where finished with

https://ihc185.infopop.cc/group..._4992b_ser.4C554.jpg

https://ihc185.infopop.cc/group...g%2FY%2FA_4992B_.jpg

https://ihc185.infopop.cc/group...Image009_%282%29.JPG

https://ihc185.infopop.cc/group...eimg%2FY%2F129_o.jpg

Aloha Scott
 
Posts: 293 | Location: California City, California USA | Registered: May 05, 2005
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Military Expert
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Interesting. I wonder if anyone else has one of these.
 
Posts: 1896 | Location: East Lansing, Michigan USA | Registered: November 24, 2002
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Here is a Elgin version of the AN-5740 with ADJ to 5 position and 21 jewel when you know it's 22 jewel for the one added for the sweep hand.
 
Posts: 523 | Location: Northern California in the USA | Registered: November 23, 2008
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Hi,Scott My 4992B Ser.no.4C554 should be 6pos.I copied Imfo. off E-Bay picture thinking it was 5pos.Everthing else is correct.Also have 4992B ser.4C531 imfo.is same except some of case numbers.Do you know how many B.U.Aero.U.S.Navy made? Hub.
 
Posts: 132 | Location: Warren, Oregon in the USA | Registered: May 28, 2008
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Posted July 04, 2009 03:59
PART NO. AN 5740
MFR:S PART NO. 4992B
SERIAL NO. 765-41
CONTRACT NO. 86366
HAMILTON WATCH CO.
ADJ TEMP. 6 POS. (UNDER THE CENTER SECOND BRIDGE)
BU. AERO. U.S.NAVY
SERIAL NO. 4C554
 
Posts: 132 | Location: Warren, Oregon in the USA | Registered: May 28, 2008
Picture of Wayne Hanley
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Is this an authentic dial for the Elgin AN 5740?

 
Posts: 370 | Location: Northern California in the USA | Registered: November 10, 2007
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