The Hamilton Khaki Military Watch has been through history by supplying the military in World War I. It then became the first choice to manufacture timepieces for the armed forces. And was known to be the leading companies in the American watch industry before World War II.
The company also manufactured watches and other timepieces, as well as timers and other instruments and pieces like precision marine chronometers. And with their performance, The brand was awarded, and recognized with the U. S. Army-Navy “E” Award, excellence in manufacturing.
What exactly are field watches? Or what does it mean to have a field watch? Field watches are also known as military watches. Fact, field watches are formerly known as trench watches which are dustproof and waterproof.
The New Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical Watches
The new design for the Hamilton Khaki Field comes in black and white as well as green dials. I also have a brown or dark green PVD case. Because there are no more military-mandated designs, this has given the brand more space to explore their designs, a bit of freedom to continue with their brand.
Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical 38mm
The Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical 38mm was introduced in the year 2018. Right then, this watch became an instant favorite. And why wouldn’t it be? It is a reasonable watch with an average case diameter having a very minimal design.
To respect its military roots, the Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical 38mm was designed with the stainless steel case’s finish entirely matte. The 2018 introductory version has the same 13 to 24-hour markers. This timepiece debuted with a black matte dial with Arabic numeral, and over every hour index, there are small luminous triangles. This timepiece made itself available in white, brown, black, and green dials. Also, the sapphire crystal made it a durable choice for an outdoor watch.
The 38mm Khaki Field’s strap was known with an appropriate NATO strap with leather inserts. Nevertheless, it has a variety of straps for any style to choose from. The leather strap is made from natural materials. All the design and material gave this timepiece a vintage touch and feel to this watch.
Movement and Features
The Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical 38mm is powered with the Caliber H-50, which gives the timepiece 80 hours of power reserve. Another feature is that the watch’s crown doesn’t screw down. Despite this, the wristwatch is 50m or 164 feet deep water-resistant. This watch is made for the outdoors with its splash-proof feature too.
The Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical 50mm
Counting the difference of the Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical 50mm from the 38mm will not make you a long list. Aside from the size difference, the 50mm is heavier and supersized, which makes for a compelling purchase even if it is double the price from the 38mm’s price.
The Khaki Field 50mm version is available in various dial designs such as brown dial with white indexes, as well as black with charcoal indexes. Or if you prefer a black dial with white indexes, this company made that available for you too.
The Hamilton Khaki Field Officer Mechanical
This black sheep of the family may give you a different sense of style but not without style. The Khaki Field Officer Auto comes in a 44mm case diameter with large indexes. It was manufactured with 12 as well as 6-hour markers. The familiar 13 to 24-hour indexes but still smaller, with line indexes in between each number.
The movement of the watch is an ETA-6497 movement. With this, the wristwatch is allowed a 49-hour power reserve and water resistance of up to 100 meters. This watch is no longer being manufactured but a lot of its kind are sold online. This piece is one of the brand’s affordable luxury watches.
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Vintage and recreating, this is what most brands in the industry are doing, if not already done. It has become a norm somehow. It does not matter what brand is selling what. People buy vintage that is new, which means something that looks old in design but is new and very much still shiny.
Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical watches are for those who are looking for affordable timepieces. A great product that was inspired by history, making it vintage! The simplicity of this watch made it easy for the wearer to adjust and easy to comfort.
Hamilton did aim to capture the essence of the history and emotional appeal of a field watch, not to mention its noble roots too. You don’t need to break your bank to have yourself a Khaki Field Mechanical worth your time and money. To get the best deals, you can check out the latest prices in the WatchShopping online!