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1966 Hamilton Dateline A-581

1966 Hamilton Dateline A-581

Serviced November 2022, Swiss made automatic movement, excellent silver dial, applied markers, hand polished one-piece stainless steel case, signed Hamilton crown, domed acrylic crystal, monogrammed case back alloy mainspring.

Hamilton introduced the Dateline series of models in 1963 and produced them in various versions through the 1970's. This particular Dateline is the A-581 model and comes with a Swiss (ETA) made automatic 694A caliber movement, which can also be hand wound. The silver dial is in excellent condition with no patina visible. The applied silver markers with black accents are in excellent condition. The paint for the Hamilton logo and automatic script branding is in mint condition. The one piece stainless steel case is monogrammed. Crown is signed. The original silver hands with black accents are very good with a spot of patina in the minute hand. The watch is ready to wear on a brand new black genuine leather strap. The Swiss (ETA) made 17 jewel caliber 694A automatic movement was fully serviced November 2022 and is running well and currently performing at +/- 15 seconds per day.


32.6mm Width (excluding the crown)
11.0mm Tall
18mm Lug to Lug
36.1mm Tip to Tip

Case - Hand polished stainless steel, one piece case. Some scratching on the bezel and on the case back. Case back is monogrammed:
Kingsley Peterson
First Methodist Church
Ogden 1966

Lugs - Lugs are in good condition with some light scratching.

Crystal - Domed acrylic crystal polished clean and clear of major defects during service in November 2022.

Hands - Original with patina.

Dial - Excellent original silver dial. Applied silver tone markers with black painted accents at 12, 6, and 9 o'clock positions. Painted Hamilton and script automatic branding is in mint condition. Painted Hamilton H logo.

Strap - Unworn genuine leather black two piece strap with silver tone buckle.

Movement - Swiss (ETA) made Hamilton automatic caliber 694A, 17 jewels, hand winds. Fully serviced November 2022. Runs strong and keeping excellent time.
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