Hamilton Watch Baselworld 2017 Review
Friday - 26 May 2017
Laced with originality, nostalgia and blockbuster hits, the Hamilton Baselworld 2017 line up demands attention. From revisiting past designs, strengthening partnerships and introducing innovative releases, the American watch brand bring a strong, bold collection that certainly caught our eye. Join us as we introduce the striking key pieces from the Hamilton presentation.
Strengthening their relationship with the film industry, the ODC X 03 pays tribute to two Hollywood hits, 2001: A Space Odyssey and Interstellar; two influential blockbusters that have played a huge part in Hamilton’s history. The daring timepiece boasts a futuristic dial that witnesses three sub-dials orbiting Jupiter. Limited to 999 pieces, the design takes a journey to space via the brands high quality craftsmanship and reliability.
Specifications: titanium case with black PVD coating, 3D printed Jupiter dial, 3 black and white sub-dials, gun plated stick hands, second hand orange lacquered, black textile strap with rubberised leather lining, black PVD coated titanium H-buckle, automatic movement, 3 time zones, sapphire with double anti-reflective coating, 100M water resistant.
Revisiting a classic of 1968, Hamilton present a charming design that boasts the ‘panda reserve’ design. The new clean, monochrome design leaves the strong character of its predecessor untouched. Hamilton collectors will be delighted by the Limited Edition that celebrates the brands heritage only increasing the case and adding Super-LumiNova coating for higher legibility. Limited to 1968 pieces, the edition brings an exclusive air to the collectors piece.
Specifications: 42 mm diameter, stainless steel case, black dial, two white sundials, Super-LumiNova hour and minute hands, black perforated leather strap, automatic movement, 60 hours power reserve, 30 minute counter, small second counter at 3 and 9 o’clock, date window at 6 o’clock, sapphire with antireflective coating, 100M water resistance.
Remaining true to Hamilton’s aviation heritage, the new edition serves the needs of pilots worldwide. A fierce design that is precise, reliable and truly handsome. The robust device is well designed with a masculine, bold character. Finished with a black leather strap, the chronograph hosts the world’s first drift angle calculator that accurately calculates and records the crosswinds on a flights journey.
Specifications: 45mm diameter, stainless steel case with black PVD coating, black dial, hours and minutes hands with Super-LumiNova, black leather strap, automatic caliber, 60 hour power reserve, 12-hour chronograph, small second and 30-minute counters at 12, 3 and 6 o’clock, day date window at 9 o’clock, sapphire with double antireflective coating, 100 M water resistance.
Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the iconic Ventura line, Hamilton release three interpretations of the original. This version is famous for inventing the electrical, battery powered design and for Elvis Presley’s approval - he wore it in Blue Hawaii in 1961. The skeleton design resembles the King’s microphone due to the case shape and geometrical crisscross dial that reveals the stunning automatic movement; a truly unique design that addresses the past, present and future!
Specifications: stainless steel case, skeletonised dial, Super-LumiNova black hours and minutes hands, red seconds hand, black rubber strap, automatic movement, 80 hour power reserve, sapphire crystal with antireflective coating, 50 M water resistance.