Definition of half-hunter in English:

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A pocket watch with a hinged cover in the middle of which a small opening or window allows one to read the approximate time.
Example sentences
  • It is a superb gold half-hunter with top quality 19 jewel Waltham Riverside movement in a heavy 18 carat Dennison case.
  • I kinda like the look of the new 5296 with the sword hands and plain dial, but alas, no half-hunter case.
  • I have been collecting gold pocket watches for many years; hunters and half-hunters together with alberts and half-alberts and associated fobs.

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