Contact | Events | News | Store Locator
Hamilton

 

Hamilton Watches

About Hamilton

The Hamilton History is a 120 years long and eventful travel from Lancaster in the US to Biel the world capital of watchmaking in Switzerland. Today highlights from Hamilton pioneering role in the worlds of aviation, cinema, electric and digital technology shape the collection. The Hamilton watches have unique shapes, personality and design combining the American spirit with Swiss technologies. Hamilton watches relies mainly on the traditional and even slightly vintage look of its watches that are designed for the needs of both ladies and gentlemen. 


Hamilton Straps

 
 
FilterVar=Hamilton
Brand: HamiltonCategory: BaselworldSlider
Brand: Lytt LabsCategory: NewsSlider
Brand: Grand SeikoCategory: BaselworldSlider
Brand: MovadoCategory: NewsSlider
Brand: OrisCategory: BaselworldSlider
Brand: Maurice LacroixCategory: BaselworldSlider
Brand: LonginesCategory: BaselworldSlider
Brand: RadoCategory: BaselworldSlider
Brand: SevenFridayCategory: NewsSlider
Brand: FortisCategory: BaselworldSlider
Brand: Nomos GlashutteCategory: BaselworldSlider
Brand: TissotCategory: ReviewsSlider
Brand: Grand SeikoCategory: BaselworldSlider
Brand: BreitlingCategory: BaselworldSlider
Brand: Bell & RossCategory: BaselworldCategory: News
Brand: DavosaCategory: News
Brand: Raymond WeilCategory: BaselworldCategory: Reviews
Brand: Bell & RossBrand: BreitlingBrand: CertinaBrand: GlycineBrand: GrahamBrand: Grand SeikoBrand: HamiltonBrand: Maurice LacroixBrand: Nomos GlashutteBrand: Raymond WeilBrand: SinnBrand: TAG HeuerBrand: TissotBrand:UBoatCategory: Baselworld
Brand: TAG HeuerCategory: BaselworldTAG Heuer
Bell & RossBrand: Frédérique ConstantBrand: Nomos GlashutteBrand: SinnCategory: News
Brand: BremontCategory: Baselworld
Brand: TAG HeuerCategory: BaselworldCategory: Reviews
Brand: MeisterSingerCategory: Baselworld
Brand: JunghansCategory: Baselworld
Brand: BremontCategory: Baselworld
Brand: OrisCategory: News
Category: Competitions
Brand: DamaskoCategory: Features
Brand: TAG HeuerCategory: Features
Brand: Nomos GlashutteCategory: Baselworld
Brand: Bell & RossBrand: BreitlingBrand: BremontBrand: FabergeBrand: Grand SeikoBrand: LonginesBrand: Maurice LacroixBrand: TAG HeuerCategory: Buying Guides
Brand: Baume et MercierCategory: Baselworld
Brand: TissotCategory: News
Brand: GrahamCategory: Baselworld
Brand: OrisCategory: News
Brand: Nomos GlashutteCategory: Buying Guides
Brand: ClercCategory: News
Brand: BreitlingCategory: News
Brand: DoxaCategory: News
Brand: Grand Seiko
Brand: Baume & MercierBrand: Baume et Mercier
Brand: Junghans
Brand: Breitling
Brand: Longines
TAG Heuer
Brand: Rado
Brand: Certina
Brand: Ball Watch CompanyBrand: Baume et MercierBrand: Bell & RossBrand: BreitlingBrand: BremontBrand: GrahamBrand: Grand SeikoBrand: SevenFridayBrand: U-BoatCategory: Buying Guides
 

History of Hamilton Watches


Since 1892 the Hamilton Watches company have been manufacturing and marketing luxury timepieces, the first watch was the 936 in 1893.


Hamilton watches went on to develop and market pocket watches and wrist watches. In 1971 they became the third company to join a group that later became the swatch group. Today the Swatch Group Is the largest watch manufacturer and marketer in the world.


While the railways where rapidly expanding in the US Hamilton maintained over more 56% of the market as the railways bought all of the watches that Hamilton made.


The company swung their attention from pocket watches to wrist watches after world war 1. During world war II Hamilton change their direction completely and designed new watches for the military and stopped its consumer products.


The Hamilton name brand is currently owned by The Swatch Group Ltd. Swatch Group Hamilton brand watches have grown increasingly popular. Modern Hamilton watches no longer use proprietary "in house" movements, instead using movements made by The Swatch Group's movement making subsidiary, ETA


 

Connect With Jura Watches