Hamilton Watch

Hamilton watches

Hamilton watches combine American spirit with Swiss precision to create timepiece collections that are truly iconic. Founded in 1892, Hamilton's distinctive sense of style and cutting-edge technology has seen the brand immortalised on the silver screen, adopted by the aviation industry, and choesn by millions of men and women for generations.

Leading where others follow, Hamilton's diverse designs all share one common theme – originality. Futuristic, space-age models that are fit for a sci-fi movie sit side-by-side with handsome skeleton watches that are worthy of the red carpet. Each piece combines timeless design and Swiss Made accuracy to ensure you look the part, so whichever Hamilton watch you choose, you can be sure it will be a design for life.

A HISTORY OF HAMILTON WATCHES

Hamilton's rich heritage is ingrained in the world of aviation, the navy, and pop culture across the globe. With enough historic moments to fill a book, we've highlighted some of the brand's most notable milestones.

1892

The Hamilton Watch Company is born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

1912

Hamilton is adopted as the go-to timekeeper for American Railroads. Until then, the company had operated based on over 50 different times, which had led to many accidents.

1914

Hamilton becomes the official watchmaker for the US Armed Forces.

1918

Hamilton's aeronautical watch accompanies America's first airmail postal service, flying between Washington and New York.

1951

Hamilton begins its long and illustrious relationship with cinema, appearing in the Oscar-nominated movie The Frogmen.

1957

Hamilton releases the VENTURA, the world's first electric watch, which goes on to be worn by Elvis Presley in his 1961 movie Blue Hawaii.

1968

Director Stanley Kubrick approaches Hamilton to produce customised watches for his future sci-fi classic, 2001: A Space Odyssey.

2014

It's back to the box office as Hamilton produce a unique watch to be worn in hit movie Interstellar.

WHY CHOOSE HAMILTON?

A Hamilton watch is not only a stylish accessory with Swiss Made accuracy, but it provides you with a slice of pure Americana. A pioneering brand with many firsts, including the world's first electric and LED watches, Hamilton has been adopted by military and aviation circles, as well as Hollywood and the wider fashion world.

Elegant and classic, yet simultaneously cool and cutting edge, few can resist the unforgettable charm of Hamilton. Worn by everyone from Elvis Presley and Michelle Pfeiffer to Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey, Hamilton watches have appeared in over 450 movies and on countless red carpets. You can a join the ranks of A-listers and astronauts and embrace new frontiers with a Hamilton watch.