HAMILTON KHAKI PILOT SCHOTT NYC
When thinking about American spirit two brands come to mind: Hamilton and Schott NYC. Both were chosen by the U.S. Army for their excellence and reliability and supplied the best watches and jackets to pilots during World War II, becoming symbols of the 1940s military style.
Craftsmanship and reliability is how Hamilton made its name by ensuring accuracy in the early days of the railroads, and it’s how Schott NYC gained their reputation as well as their cult following. By focusing on what we both do best, we have created a real collector’s item that stands for quality and American spirit and is bound to become a true American success story.
The 46 mm case of the new Khaki Pilot Schott NYC houses the H-30 automatic day-date movement with 80 hours of power reserve. The time is displayed on a khaki green dial with contrasting light green Super-LumiNova® hands and numerals. The importance of readability for pilots cannot be underestimated. With its strong contrast, Super-LumiNova® offers clarity and readability at a glance – even in the dark.
Schott NYC has specially selected each piece of top grain, full aniline, lightweight steer hide leather to create the band for the 1,892 limited edition pieces. The Federal Standard military color 30099 Earth Brown watchstraps are made from the same leather used for the flight jackets during the war and to this day. The leather band starts life stiff and sturdy and will age naturally to become softer, taking on the shape of the wearer’s wrist. It is exactly how a leather jacket would crease over time to fit its owner’s unique contours.
Each of the 1,892 limited edition pieces – a nod to the year Hamilton was established and Schott NYC’s founder Irving Schott was born – will be presented in a specially created leather case made exclusively by Schott NYC for Hamilton. The case is sewn by hand using traditional techniques at the Schott NYC factory in Union, New Jersey. The folding case is lined with plaid heavy weight brushed cotton and features side entry pockets and a card holder for travel.
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