Five things you didn’t know about Hamilton

Hamilton, American spirit, Swiss precision. Founded in 1892 in Lancaster (and so I, Ambrose Lancaster, can’t but help feel a sort of family pride), Pennsylvania. Now part of Swatch Group with manufacturing unit in Biel, Switzerland. All this is familiar. But there are a few things about the brand that are less familiar and quite…

Two new entry-level Hamilton watches

During the 19th century, Hamilton, founded in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, was “The Watch of Railroad Accuracy”, and two new watches in the RailRoad collection are based on pocket watch designs from that era. The brand now combines powerful links to its American origins with Swiss movements. Its watches are made in Bienne, Switzerland, and it is…

Hamilton and the X-Wind Auto Chrono

Hamilton is a very happy brand. Like many other watch manufacturers, they have the pleasant problem of not being able to make enough of their watches. They are very comfortable as part of Swatch Group, which has the resources and the movements they need for their products. They have a long heritage that provides a…