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Watch Review: Hamilton Khaki Field King

I’m willing to guess that the prolific Hamilton “Khaki” watch collection might have more SKUs attributed to it than maybe any other watch brand’s collection out there. The Hamilton Khaki is the Swatch Group-owned, historically American brand’s continuing celebration of the legacy of military watches Hamilton produced. Many of those were “field watches” that were worn on the wrists of a variety of soldiers. What people so admire about military watches is that they are very much purpose-built machines, and the variety manifested in them echoes the many flavors of soldier and warrior.
Among the many Khaki watches out there (the collection is now split into Khaki Navy, Khaki Aviation, and Khaki Field), the Khaki Field King is an impressively affordable mechanical model that features a fully-spelled-out day-of-the-week indicator. Most of the Khaki Field King watches come in naturally polished steel, but this reference H64465733 version is in a black PVD-coated case offering a stealthy pers..

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Hands-On With The Hamilton Khaki Navy Scuba Auto Wristwatch

HomeHands-OnHands-On With The Hamilton Khaki Navy Scuba Auto Wristwatch Hands-OnHands-On With The Hamilton Khaki Navy Scuba Auto Wristwatch Splashdown in the green grotto by Ben Hodges June 12, 2020 MIN READHands-On With The Hamilton Khaki Navy Scuba Auto WristwatchPerhaps it has something to do with the universality of stainless steel dive watches, but whenever I see one for the first time, I can always picture it on my wrist immediately. There’s something about the form-fitting lines of a purpose-made dive watch that naturally transports it to my wrist within my imagination. The Hamilton Khaki Navy Scuba is no different.
It all comes down to points of reference. I enjoyed writing about the MB&F Bulldog, but I had no concept of the wearing experience. However, the proportional scale of the Khaki Navy Scuba Auto allows it to adapt to any possible situation.

Dive cred for under 700 EurosThe stainless steel bracelet has quite a bit more character than one might expect to find on such a ..

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Hands-On With The Hamilton Khaki Field Titanium Auto

HomeHands-OnHands-On With The Hamilton Khaki Field Titanium Auto Hands-OnHamiltonHands-On With The Hamilton Khaki Field Titanium Auto A lightweight field watch by Robert-Jan Broer April 30, 2020 MIN READHands-On With The Hamilton Khaki Field Titanium AutoThis article is a hands-on review of the Hamilton Khaki Field Titanium Auto that has been introduced this year. Even though I love (and ordered) the new Hamilton PSR, my favorite Hamilton watches are its military-inspired pieces. Hamilton has a solid track record when it comes to military watches, the brand supplied them for over 100 years.
Producing a military watch isn’t just a matter of designing a legible dial. You need to make sure a watch keeps ticking when you’re in the trenches or dropping from the sky. Now, today’s warfare looks quite different from a few decades ago, of course. However, people like to have a military-inspired watch for many reasons, and I don’t think warfare is one. It is the toughness of these watches, the l..

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Hands-On: Hamilton Khaki Navy Scuba Watch In Green Is A Standout Value Proposition

Hamilton’s Khaki Navy Scuba auto is a casual and low-key value proposition that now is being offered in the color of the moment: green. The Khaki Navy Scuba packs a lot into the $695 price tag as a classic diver in an olive green color scheme that hits the right notes and will age pretty well, even when green isn’t so on-trend. The collection was introduced a few years back in 2017 and has flown under the radar somewhat, but I’m glad we are finally going hands-on, since I think this Hamilton really is one of the better deals out there.

Measuring 40mm-wide and about 12.95mm-thick (though more with the matching green NATO strap seen here), the case is done in steel and sized pretty ideally with a lug-to-lug of 50mm. The 100M water resistance isn’t going to put this in the serious diver category, but it’s absolutely fit to be an everyday or weekend watch that you don’t need to worry about.

The hands and indices are lumed and highly legible, and I believe Hamilton has dual AR coating o..

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Hands-On: Hamilton Khaki Pilot Schott NYC Watch

HomeHands-OnHands-On: Hamilton Khaki Pilot Schott NYC Watch Hands-OnHamiltonHands-On: Hamilton Khaki Pilot Schott NYC Watch A closer look at the watch with “proven American Spirit.” by Balazs FerencziJanuary 10, 2020 MIN READHands-On: Hamilton Khaki Pilot Schott NYC WatchA little while ago, in one of our Hot Take articles, we already introduced the new Hamilton Khaki Pilot Schott NYC watch to you.
As soon as this watch was released, I knew I had to line one up to review. I caught my first glimpse of this model in September when I visited Hamilton, but I wasn’t able to spend much time with it then. After the release, however, Hamilton kindly gave me one for a few days. Before I headed off to put the Hamilton Khaki Pilot Schott NYC through its paces, however, I got the chance to attend the launch event in New York.

From New York to New JerseyThe launch of the Hamilton Khaki Pilot Schott NYC happened in New York City. During the day, however, we took a trip to New Jersey to the Schott NY..