Authorised retailer for Hamilton Watches. Free delivery, 30 day free returns and five-star rated service. Buy now with up to 12 months 0% finance. Hamilton watches are one of the most popular luxury watch brands in
world. For many years Hamilton was a proud American watchmaker but
brand currently resides in Bienne, Switzerland. The Swiss watchmakers
been popular with many celebrities over the years, with a Hamilton
wristwatch being one of Elvis Presley's prized possessions. Today's
Hamilton watches are a great choice for people who appreciate beautiful
traditional watch design.
The History of Hamilton Watches
The Hamilton Watch Company was founded in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in
The company was named after Andrew Hamilton, the founder of the
Watch Company and original owner of the factory Hamilton was based
company started by producing pocket watches and they were immensely
successful, gaining 56% of the market during the expansion of the
railroads. After World War 1, the company moved from the production of
pocket watches to the production of wrist watches – which were
more popular. Hamilton watches were produced exclusively for the
during World War 2, only returning to producing consumer products
war was over. In the 1960's Hamilton purchased the Buren Watch
started incorporating their Swiss movements into their American
This Swiss-American partnership lasted until 1972 when Buren returned
Swiss ownership and 2 years later the Hamilton brand was purchased by
which later became the Swatch Group. Today, Hamilton are a subsidiary
the Swatch Group, producing watches with a perfect mix of American
and Swiss precision.
American Spirit and Swiss Precision
Hamilton watches have been popular for many years for a variety of
different reasons. The brand has recognition for watches such as the
, worn by Elvis Presley in the movie Blue Hawaii. The brand is renowned
producing watches which are both beautifully designed and highly
functional. But most of all, the mix of American spirit of Swiss precision
is what defines the brand today. With fantastic Swiss movements inside
watches which keep them impeccably precise, but also a wide range of
distinctively designed watches which display the proud American
Hamilton watches. Collections such as the
Hamilton American Classic
are great examples of Hamilton's ability to produce traditional watches
a modern world.
Ready for take off. Adventure meets accuracy with the Khaki Aviation
collection and makes a lasting impression, whether you're the captain of the
craft or on board as a passenger.
For modern mariners, snorkelers, surfers and beach lovers, The Khaki Navy
collection is eye-catching as well as functional. Whether you’re timing your
swim, your run or your time in the sun, it will make sure you keep your cool.
Perfectly balancing tradition and innovation, using quality materials and
featuring a range of dial and strap combinations, it's a collection that shows
Hamilton at its best.
With daring and distinctive design, the original Ventura from 1957 quickly
became an icon and a collector's item. The fantastic latest incarnation is a
faithful tribute to the original, mirroring the pioneering shield shaped
celebration of Mid-Centu
Rugged, robust and resilient: The Khaki Field collection is inspired by the
military, built to last, and ideal for life's adventurers who have no intention of
compromising on functionality or style.