23 February 2012

Discover Stylish Men's Hamilton Watches

Great things often have small beginnings, even ominous. The Company Keystone Standard Watch was only in business for five years, during which time they produced a relatively small number of timepieces. The company was eventually forced to file for bankruptcy in 1891 and was then sold at a sheriff's sale to an investor group from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. These experienced entrepreneurs wanted to build high quality watches in America. Before that time, almost all the major watch companies were located in Europe.

They cleverly named their new company after James Hamilton, a local developer who had a large part of Lancaster County. Not surprisingly, he gave them a price agreement on their watch factory in Lancaster. The new company had an ambitious goal: ". Among the best watchmakers in America "they wanted to do they succeeded.

In just their first year, the Hamilton Watch Company earned a reputation for precision and quality. Their pocket watches are unrivaled on the side of the Atlantic. But the company was not satisfied to simply be an issue in America. They wanted to be the world's best watchmakers.

Their first line of pocket watches popular was called the Broadway Limited. It was marketed as the "Watch of Railroad Accuracy", and it was actually used by railway workers. Because drivers must have kept a tight schedule, they all carried pocket watches. Hamilton became the brand of choice for workers in American railroad. But times were a changin '.

Shortly after the outbreak of the First World War, the popularity of pocket watches declined precipitously. There were, of course, very good reasons for this. The model simply was not designed to survive in the trenches of the Western Front. If they were not crushed or damaged in the pockets, they were often lost in the mud and mire. But since agents necessary timepiece to coordinate troop movements, the wristwatch has become a prerequisite.

The Hamilton Watch Company introduced its first line of wristwatches in 1917, and were widely regarded as the finest timepieces Americans of their day. Most of these early models are considered treasures of today and they are highly collectible. A partial list of their most popular
The watch includes Coronado, The Spur, The Ring, The rectangular, The Barrel, The Pinehurst, The Byrd, The Cambridge, The Flintridge, Glendale, and Langley. Most of these models were made by hand using only the finest, most expensive materials, like silver and gold.

Like many old-world watch, Hamilton suffered heavily during the Revolution Quartz, when a new digital technology in all but replaced the old mechanical. The company limped for several years before they were acquired by the Swatch Group in 1984. Their trademark was a bit more of a small subsidiary of the giant watchmaker, until electronic watches were on their home in the 1980s. Suddenly, luxury models are back in style again. Vintage designs were fashionable, and Hamilton had a huge collection of retro models of their century of watchmaking. Take a moment to review some of their most popular models.

Khaki Dial Watch black background

As a company that was created long before the advent of the digital watch, Hamilton prefers mechanical or automatic movements. These watches are powered by the natural movement of the wearer's arm. They should not be liquidated to keep good time. Because they are powered by the cogs and gears instead of batteries, they also last much longer. Most watches that are passed from generation to generation are mechanical.

The Black Khaki Dial field is an accessory that toes the line between a casual and dress watch. The black dial is bold and attractive with white Arabic numerals at each hour marker, record the three o'clock position, which contains a date display beautiful. Hour and minute hands are luminescent, thick and white, as is the second hand has a red tip in bold. A sapphire, coverage shows scratch resistant protects the watch up to 100 meters (330 feet) of water. The watch case is a silver-toned, brushed and polished stainless steel. Last but not least, there is genuine leather strap that includes hand-stitching around the boarders.

Jazzmaster Silver Dial

With an attractive blend of contemporary design and old world craftsmanship, Jazzmaster watches in the collection are the bestsellers. This particular model has a stainless steel case and bezel and a brown leather strap. The silver dial is a single Arabic numeral hour lunch and a date display fine on the six o'clock hour marker. A scratch-resistant sapphire crystal cover protects the timepiece up to 165 feet (50 meters) of water. There is even a partial skeleton case back, allowing owners to comply with all small cogs and gears that power this day inimitable.

Hamilton was one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of luxury watches for over a century now.