But once again, you really cant go wrong with either. Seiko sarg007 and hamilton khaki field h70555533 yeomans. Hamilton is owned by the swatch group the same group that owns movement manufacturer eta. All of our hamilton field watches are brand new, first quality, and authentic with all original pa. Ive looked at victorinox and wenger, seiko, citizen, and bertucci. Army, the khaki field mechanical is a modern field watch built with classic milspec design cues. If we had to pick one thing about seiko s sne331 field watch that we liked the best, it might just be that it comes equipped with a solarpowered movement, as that means so long as we spend enough time in the light we never have to replace the battery, wind it, or plug it in. Hamilton vs seiko which of these watches has the best.
Hamilton khaki field mechanical mens watch discontinued. The h10 movement provides 80 hours of power reserve. Field watches tend to be small, compared to other types of watches like divers. What id need to know is if this is a current generation seiko 5, which only started a few months ago i think, which has the the new 4r calibre, which is a lot more sophisticated than the old 7s26. Also fitting for a field watch, the khaki field titanium auto has a 24 hour scale on the inner dial segment. Hamilton khaki field vs seiko 5 snzg classic field watch comparison duration. Brands such as longines, omega, seiko, doxa and even rado have introduced. The seiko prospex comes with professional specifications and even the average watch wearer knows of how well seiko watches are built. Although the seiko dial is flat there is a lot raised parts on the dial particularly the metal hour indicators, logo and date window. I love the military dials with the minutes on the outer ring and hours on an inner ring. The hamilton khaki field auto 38mm is perfect for the outdoorsmen. In an article yesterday, watchpro incorrectly said that the khaki field murph was a limited edition watch that would be sold only. Never miss a post, plus grab this free guide instant download. The hodinkee shop is an authorized retailer of new watches from a growing but carefully curated set of brands.
Also, i hate the hands on the hamilton always have. Seiko which translates to exquisite or success was making. The seiko is obviously great quality, but id really like to hear from the guys who have bertucci watches. Nevertheless, a classic field watch is usually simple, durable, and legible. Hamilton khaki field vs seiko 5 snzg classic field watch comparison. Shop for hamilton mens khaki field automatic black dial watch.
Pick up a hamilton khaki field mens watch today to add to your collection or as a perfect gift for that special person. Seiko 5 or hamilton khaki field automatic all seiko 5s are water resistant. True to its military wrist watch root, hamilton has produced another watch identical to their military watches issued decades ago. Hamilton khaki field vs seiko 5 snzg classic field. Apr 10, 2018 the hamilton khaki shows some superior craftsmanship over the average seiko 5, at least from what ive seen. In todays video i am taking a look at and comparing the hamilton khaki field auto 38mm to the seiko 5 snk809. At the prices indicated in the op, seiko is better value, but overall we all believe the hamilton is the better watch.
This timex watch features patented indiglo illumination in the hands and numerals of the face, a clock with 3 subdials that can be programmed multiple ways and is both incredibly tough and thoroughly water. Discover a large selection of hamilton khaki field watches on chrono24 the worldwide marketplace for luxury watches. The fallout from the failed takeover action culminated in hamilton watch co. Hamilton khaki field auto h70605943 blue blue nylon analog. Top 25 small automatic watches under 38mm the modest man.
Hamilton khaki field black dial black leather watch h68551733. Important notice regarding the timing of new product launches. Factor in their american heritage and you get quite a nice package. Casual includes field watches sport includes divers and chronographs dress. Rugged and edgy the khaki field auto is perfect for the outdoorsman. Field watches tend to be small, compared to other types of watches like divers, which is great. Its shape and design make hamilton watches unique and fit everyones preference. In the 60s the government updated to ggw1 and milw3818b specifications, and all that means is that the watches got a little. Browse our hamilton field watches here at with deep discounts. Hamilton field watches can ship free via ground shipping. The 7s26 isnt the most accurate machine in the world, but its very reliable and certainly more interesting than a hamilton quartz. The hamilton watch company is a swiss manufacturer of wristwatches based in bienne. I apologize for the nature of the post, ive heard these posts are sometimes frowned upon. Hamilton watches designs pay proper homage to the past while utilizing new styles that help bring the brand to the modern age.
The date display is my only problem with this otherwise excellent watch. The new khaki field mechanical is a faithful recreation of its original 1940s forebear and is true to hamilton s military heritage. Hamilton khaki xwind automatic mens watch h77616533. With the brown leather strap, this watch is designed for the adventurous, active wearer. Check out ashfords full selection of luxury mens and womens watches. It looks fantastic in person, it dresses up and down, and its got a killer 80hour power reserve. Sep 11, 2015 the sarb035 is amazing, love mine, love the design and its classic seiko styling baby gs. Both of these watches are military inspired and have quite a bit of similarities between them. The seiko 5 field watch is a great starter, but hamilton, marathon, and merci can help you step up a level. The lime on the seiko is a lot more discreet than the hamilton. Seiko 5 versus hamilton khaki fliegers y relojes militares. Now if the hamilton field watch is mechanical, or even better, a vintage piece from back when hamilton watch is truly american as opposed to american in name, the swatch group owned in reality, thatd be a very different story. Hamilton khaki field all prices for hamilton khaki field. This piece has a bold dial with brightly colored indexes and a brown leather strap made for working hands.
When hamilton remade it out of aluminum as a threehand watch in 2015, it wasnt just an oddity for hamilton, but for the entire watch industry. They tend to have thinner profiles, which gives them a sleeker appearance. Rugged, robust and resilient, theyre ready for the outdoors and can compete with the best sport watches out there. The last hamilton i owned was a black dialed jazzmaster automatic, and that was about three years ago. Well, hamilton will provide a significant bang per buck if not the best when it comes to swiss watches. Important notice regarding counterfeit seiko watches to customers who purchased a seiko prospex diver scuba cal. In general, hamiltons are wellmade watches that are solid choices in their segments.
Ive owned this little hamilton watch for a little over five months now, and i find myself wearing it more than any other watch in my collection. I would say that both watches are beautiful, elegant examples of what they set out to be. Thoughts on this hamilton khaki field quartz watch. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the faq by clicking the link above. The citizen looks like the ideal contemporary solar field watch, and the seiko looks like the ideal vintagestyle one. Thats with good reason, whereas the best mens field watches are no longer restricted to the battlefield.
About advertising free downloads newsletter contact shop. Seiko sarg007 and hamilton khaki field h70555533 yeoman. That was when along with other brands like seiko they popularised. The hamilton watch company is a swiss manufacturer of wristwatches based in bienne, switzerland. Shop hamilton mens khaki field automatic black dial watch. Hamilton mens mechanical handwinding wristwatches for sale. Jun 26, 2017 i acquired the hamilton khaki field automatic h70555533 recently and thought it would be nice to do a quick comparison with the seiko sarg007 which i already have in my collection. We design and develop our own movements using leadingedge technology. In the time since those military field watches first debuted, the arena itself has evolved significantly. The hamilton khaki field officer h69419363 is a very rugged military watch by the brand. Because of their rugged builds and legible dials, field watches were tremendously useful on the battlefield. This new line of khaki field mechanical watches come with green, black and white dials and a dark greenishbrown pvd case that pushes them further into the tacticool category. Jan 06, 2017 these 10 renowned brands offer best and newest technologies and excellent quality at unbeatable prices. Wears great and has that quintessential field watch look.
This is the hamilton h70595963 khaki field automatic and why i personally dont recommend it. The khaki field collection includes classic army style watches that have been tried and tested over time. The 16 best affordable mechanical watches gear patrol. The swiss watch industry sells luxury products no one of us actually needs, but products that are highly emotional and desirable. Watchuseek seiko sarg007 vs hamilton khaki field which. Last summer, we worked with hamilton on designing a whitedialed field watch, using the khaki field mechanical as the inspiration for a product wed hope to one day carry. Hamilton khaki field mechanical a reimagining of hamilton s military watches crafted for the u. Stay on top of your busy schedule with one of these hamilton handwound mechanical mens wristwatches. The earliest field watches were initially conceived for military use, distinguished by their rugged bodies, legible dials, handwound movements and slim, 36mm on average cases. Theyre easy to read and easy to pair with most casual outfits especially when you have a neutral dial black or white. Realistically, with proper care, either movement will last forever. This is the field watch you buy when you outgrow your. It has also led to a number of creative and collaborative projects with some of my favorite brands, including nomos, oris, zodiac, and most recently, seiko.
Apr 23, 2018 seiko snzg15 is an affordable automatic watch with military style and rugged case its perfect as a beater watch. Buy seiko mens snk809 seiko 5 automatic stainless steel watch with black canvas. We even offer free shipping and returns, and a complimentary extended year warranty on all watches, so you can be confident youll be happy with your purchase. The hamilton murph field watch was worn by mathew mcconaughey and. Inspired by the military, built to last, this is the original soldiers watch.
The expedition field watch from timex resides among the very best looking field watches on the market. The sarg007 is much closer to the khaki field style. Question hamilton khakiseiko 5 buying my first real. This time, the prospex range accomplishes unsoared technical feats, with inspirations from its historical origin and with an unbeatable price tag. This automatically makes the seiko more formal and the hamilton casual. Seiko sarg007 vs hamilton khaki field some may have seen another thread i started asking for advise on selecting a field watch that. The seiko was losing up to 4 seconds a day while the hamilton and breitling kept in sync with each other only losing 2 seconds throughout the four day period. Skx has that awesome tool look and is just incredibly robust. Seiko prospex watches seiko prospex diver fieldmaster. While hamilton regrettably does not offer a gmt version of this watch, the 24 hour scale aids the military appeal of the titanium auto. The ability of hamilton to incorporate fashion with precision makes them one of the premier watch companies worldwide.
Hamilton khaki field automatic titanium mens watch. The seiko goes for the classical seiko minimalist look, where hamilton is a lot busier. By partnering directly with the brands we carry, we guarantee 100% authenticity of everything we sell. How does a hamilton khaki field watch compare to other. And while modern militaries probably dont depend on a trusty field watch the way they used to, the best ones still make for some resilient and stylish. Seiko is one of the few fully integrated watch manufactures. Question hamilton khakiseiko 5 buying my first real watch, give me some advice.
I acquired the hamilton khaki field automatic h70555533 recently and thought it would be nice to do a quick comparison with the seiko sarg007 which i already have in my collection. Why i dont recommend the hamilton khaki field automatic. Though the seiko is much more a dress watch than field watch. The hamilton watch company had its genesis as an american watch design and manufacturing company, which incorporated in 1892 and produced its first watch in 1893. Of course, its also handsome, durable, waterresistant to. To be honest, i prefer the styling of the field silver model, but what drew me to these was the sapphire crystal dial face the second. Naturally, many of these watches fall into more than one category i. Built for lifes adventurers, theyre guaranteed to be equal to your needs out in the field. If you really like field watches and have the budget for it, then, by all m. This is were the seiko broke my heart i feel it really let me down. The seiko 5 field watch is a great starter, but hamilton, marathon, and. You can sort this table by size, price or type of watch.
We take a closer look at the hit new release, the hamilton khaki field mechanical. Now, normally, id be upset about this compared to acrylic, but they. Seiko hamilton seiko sarb033 vs hamilton khaki field. Review of hamilton khaki field mechanical, model h69619533 ive wanted to add a hamilton back into my collection for quite some time now. Hamilton khaki king be seiko sarb033 what would be your pick. Simplicity at its best, the hamilton khaki mechanical watch 38mm is. Right up there with the szanto military watch and just about anything from hamilton. Seiko mens snk805 seiko 5 automatic stainless steel watch with green canvas. I want a watch, i like the look of the seiko kinetic ska723 in particular and the hamilton khaki field series. The first were getting a look at is the khaki pilot auto day date, which is a 42mm steel watch that looks every bit the part. Hamilton khaki field silver dial mens watch h70455553.
Our wide selection is eligible for free shipping and free returns. The hamis contain a decent eta movement but they achieve the longer power reserve by dialing the beats down 21600bph, while the seiko, a good movement, beats at 28800. The dial on the hamilton also seems much nicer and detailed as well. These watches are designed for the adventurous, active wearer. Brands such as longines, omega, seiko, doxa and even rado have introduced some rather faithful reissues of beloved pieces and many of. Ive really narrowed it down to either a seiko sbca001 or a bertucci a2t with mineral glass and nato band. The hamilton murph field watch was worn by mathew mcconaughey. Seiko sarb vs hamilton khaki field seiko watchtalkforum.
It can be argued that this is when the modern field watch came to be, setting the tone for this 2019 iteration of the khaki field. Hamilton khaki field vs seiko 5 snzg classic field watch. Its a great little swiss made field watch, and im excited to share my thoughts about it. To be clear, this isnt an issued watch, so hamilton can take some liberties with the colors they use. Simplicity at its best, the hamilton khaki mechanical watch 38mm is a swiss made, hand winding. I was interested in getting the hamilton khaki field officer handwinding. The hamilton khaki shows some superior craftsmanship over the average seiko 5, at least from what ive seen. Buy hamilton khaki field auto h70605943 blue blue nylon analog automatic mens watch and other wrist watches at. A handwinding movement from eta and a 24hour dial help to retain the vintage design influence, while a 38mm case brings the watch firmly into the. A bundstyle or nato strap can help make a small watch.
Seiko watches may be more recognized but hamilton watches are known for style and watchmaking heritage. Hamilton khaki field automatic titanium mens watch h70575733. Im looking for a simple, classic military watch, and i narrowed down my search to two contenders. Bolder than other designs, these mens watches typically have bigger faces. Seiko hamilton seiko sarb033 vs hamilton khaki field 33mm. Get free delivery on everything overstock your online watches store. A bit heavy on the bracelet, though i dont know how that compares to the seiko. Hamilton has been making pilots watches for 100 years now, and 2018 is looking like its going to be a year of many aviationinfluenced releases for the brand. Hamilton khaki field vs seiko 5 snzg field watch comparison. Thanks to gem by carati for loaning me the watch on three separate occasions for weeks at a time.79 703 1411 500 707 28 70 521 537 186 177 936 626 1267 250 875 412 1021 1472 613 1548 758 801 273 814 534 1128 1424 850 651 310 946 868