Hamilton have launched a new version of the iconic Khaki Field Mechanical watch with a striking bronze case. Hamilton’s New Khaki Field Mechanical Bronze is new iteration of the fan-favourite watch which is sure to be a popular choice for Hamilton fans. Bronze watch cases are a fantastic way to make a statement with a timepiece as the metal is eye-catching and fairly unique. The new watch has a strong military inspired style. This new model brings the spirit and style of United States and British military watches to the modern watch market.
The Bronze Case
The most eye-catching feature of Hamilton’s New Khaki Field Mechanical Bronze is the stunning bronze case. Bronze is rarely used in watchmaking. It tends to be reserved for special timepieces that can make a true impact on an outfit. Bronze retains and displays its whole history. This makes it a great choice for a timepiece that will be passed down through generations. This watch has the potential to become a true family heirloom, as well as a key piece of horological history.
This metal oxidises when it is exposed to water and air. This reaction will lead to the case of this watch developing a textured patina over time. This process is entirely dependent on how the watch is worn, so it will occur in an entirely different manner on each model. Every Khaki Field Mechanical Bronze will develop an entirely unique patina, making the watch a true reflection of the life of its wearer. The case of this watch measures 38mm in diameter and features a durable and lightweight titanium case back.
The Dial and Movement
The dial of this watch is black in colour. The dark backdrop ensures that the white Arabic and baton indices stand out and are easy to read. The indices exhibit luminous detailing to ensure that the dial can be read even in the dark. Silver hour, minute and second hands display the time. Each hand is filled with luminous material, making them visible in all lights. The dial is protected by scratch resistant sapphire crystal. This material is very durable, ensuring that the watch is long lasting.
Hamilton’s New Khaki Field Mechanical Bronze is powered by a hand-wound movement. Hamilton tend to use in house movements in its watches, and this new model is no exception. An H-50 movement powers this bronze timepiece. It provides the watch with a power reserve of up to 80 hours. Hand-wound movements give a classic feel to watches and many collectors enjoy the routine of winding their watch every day.
The Finishing Touches
This timepiece is finished with a soft brown leather NATO strap. It is secured with a pin buckle and has a buckle width of 20mm. The NATO style of this strap emphasises the distinct military style of this new watch, whilst the soft brown leather ensures that it is comfortable to wear. Additionally, this watch is water resistant up to 50 metres, or 5 bar. This level of water resistance means that it will be able to withstand the small splashes and showers that it will encounter throughout daily wear.
If you are interested in Hamilton’s New Khaki Field Mechanical Bronze (H69459530) watch, click here to browse it on our website.
What are your thoughts on Hamilton’s New Khaki Field Mechanical Bronze watch? Would you consider adding it to your collection? Let us know in the comments below!