HAMILTON Presents 2016 Novelties Pre-BASELWORLD Preview
Hamilton’s deep connection with aviation, navigation and the movie industry dates back to almost 100 years ago. By merging American spirit and Swiss precision, Hamilton has created numerous celebrated masterpieces. HAMILTON Presents 2016 Novelties Pre-BASELWORLD Preview of 2016 new collections in Hong Kong recently.
Hamilton has been a close partner of the movie industry for a long time. In fact, the brand released its first series of pocket watches – “Broadway Limited” back in the 1890s. With over a century of passion, Hamilton is presenting the brand new Broadway collection in 2016. The metropolitan and sporty style reminds the wearer of the energetic power of Broadway musicals. Broadway comes in three distinct versions: a 40 mm Day Date Quartz option, a 42 mm Day Date Automatic option and a 43 mm Auto Chrono. These automatic models feature functional power reserves ranging between 60 and 80 hours. The design is clean and sleek, with vertical lines contributing to a pleasing upward-looking effect. All three models feature a red-tipped seconds hand providing a legible accent with Hamilton’s signature twin-faceted lugs with polished/satin-finished facets. The Auto Chrono option comes with a tachymeter scale; the Day Date Auto comes with a calendar window at 6 o‘clock position; the Day Date Quartz comes with a cheeky back design. With a wide range of selections, Hamilton Broadway will definitely appeal to youthful urban travelers.
2016 Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman
Hamilton made its very first on-screen appearance in 1951 after creating their first submersible watch. It has since been deemed a leader in military grade watches. The 2016 Edition of Frogman is available in different variations that suit every diver’s needs. With a large black dial, a red unidirectional rotating bezel and luminescent triple-facetted hands, the 46 mm titanium model is clearly built to meet the high demands of its underwater vocation. The sturdy titanium case can withstand water-resistance to 1,000 meters / 100 bar and a helium valve can equal out the internal and external pressures in saturation diving conditions. The H-10 caliber with its 80-hour power reserve proves just as useful on land as below the sea. In addition, the collection comprises of 42 mm stainless steel versions that may also be fitted with a triple-row bracelet secured by a smart adjustment folding clasp. Appreciating the beauty of ladies, Hamilton has created several mesmerizing wristwatches for ladies to accentuate their unique charm.
Jazzmaster Open Heart Lady & Khaki Navy Pioneer Lady
A raised mother-of-pearl lotus floats in the center of the 34 mm Jazzmaster Open Heart Lady, exuding a magical sense of suspension and depth. The soft linden green leather or pristine white satin strap featuring a super practical easy-click system shines together with the five-row metal counterpart, picking up the sheen of the mother-of-pearl. Bevel edge of this art piece is satin-brushed polished and the open dial is diamond-cut. With a delicate appearance, it is water-resistant to 5 bar. The Khaki Navy line with a smaller 36 mm Khaki Navy Pioneer Lady is dedicated specifically to women. This model with its trim stainless steel case (with or without a rose PVD coating depending on the version) is framed by a finely serrated bezel featuring a Clous de Paris hobnail motif. The H-10 automatic movement is visible through the open back. The tone-on-tone effect of the opaline-finish silver-toned dial is offset by flame-blued or rose gold-plated hands and a classically elegant dark or light brown leather strap. This finely structured timepiece is filled with retro and feminine charm.
Hamilton Jazzmaster Thinline Gold
Hamilton and gold have a history. The brand has started to produce wristwatches in gold in 1923. This year, featuring precision in watchmaking and a touch of modernity, Hamilton proudly presents the Hamilton Jazzmaster Thinline Gold. The timepiece boasts a 40 mm 18K pink gold case with water-resistant to 3 bar, silver-toned dial, raised, applied indexes and razor-edge dauphine-shaped hands. Even with its ultra-thin mechanical structure, the presence of date display at 6 o’clock is still observed. Equipped with a subtly retro fine-grain hand-sewn black calf leather strap, the Jazzmaster Thinline Gold is issued in an exclusive limited edition of 1,892 in tribute to the Hamilton founding date.