In 1936 Hamilton introduced a rather unique but short lived model - the Norfolk.
The model is unique in a couple of ways. First, it 's one of a very few men's models to not offer a second hand. In addition, it's the only men's model to use the 18/0 sized 989 movement more commonly found in ladies watches from the period.
It's a rectangular watch, sometimes referred to as a tanq (tank), and it's about the same size as many of the other rectangular models from the same time period.
It wasn't a very popular watch though and I've only seen it in the 1936 catalog.
There were two dial options available, solid gold applied numerals and a black combination marker and number dial. It came only in a 10K yellow gold filled case.
Here are a couple of wrist shots of both models.
I like the Norfolk. I think it's a sharp looking little watch, suitable for anyone's wrist, man or woman.
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