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1972 Hamilton Dateline A-596

1972 Hamilton Dateline A-596

Serviced October 2021, Swiss made automatic movement, excellent orange dial, applied markers, hand polished stainless steel case and screw down case back, acrylic crystal, alloy mainspring.


Hamilton introduced the Dateline line in 1963 and produced them in various versions through the 1970's. This particular Dateline is the A-596 model and comes with a Swiss (ETA) made automatic 822 caliber movement, which can also be hand wound. The orange dial is in excellent condition with no patina. The applied silver markers are facetted and are also in excellent condition. The paint for the Hamilton script and selfwinding branding is excellent. Hamilton 'H' logo is applied. The original silver hands were relumed during service. The watch is ready to wear on a genuine leather strap. The Swiss (ETA) made 17 jewel caliber 822 automatic movement was fully serviced October 2021 and is running well and currently performing at +/- 16 seconds per day.



34.8mm Width (excluding the crown)

11.9mm Tall

20mm Lug to Lug

40.0mm Tip to Tip


Case - Hand polished stainless steel case and screw down case back. Some scratching on the bezel and on the case back.


Lugs - Integrated lugs are in excellent condition with no major defects.


Crystal - Domed acrylic crystal polished clean and clear of major defects during service in October 2021.


Hands - Original with no patina. Relumed during service. 


Dial - Excellent original orange dial. Applied silver tone markers. Painted Hamilton script, selfwinding branding, and minute and second track. Paint on the dial is excellent. Applied Hamilton H logo.


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


Movement - Swiss (ETA) made Hamilton automatic caliber 822, 17 jewels, hand winds. Fully serviced September 2019. Runs strong and keeping excellent time.

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