Hamilton 16s 21J Hayden W Wheeler
14K Hayden W Wheeler case

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Hamilton Watch Co. 16 size 21 jewel open face pendant-set Hayden W. Wheeler with its original 14K gold "HWW" (Hayden W. Wheeler) marked hinged case.  Watch is private label marked on dial and movement for retailer Davis & Hawley of Bridgeport and Waterbury, Connecticut.  Rare watch with a total production of only 250 made.  Movement is beautifully finished with gold jewel settings, gold center wheel, gold balance screws, and Hayden W. Wheeler's distincitve two-finger bridge plate design and wavy pattern nickel damaskeen.  Case rear is engraved with "A.A.C." initials and its gold cuvette is engraved "From Father to A.A. Canfield Dec. 25 - 1917."  Movement serial number is 175256.  Gross weight of assembled watch is 57.7 dwt (89.8 grams).

Running and a very nice looking movement with excellent color and luster.  Dial faces up very well but has a few light hairlines and glaze scratches.  Case is in strong condition with a good in hand look and feel.  Bow is thinned at top, likely from carry on a chain.  Crystal is plastic.

$1200 plus shipment.