The Hamilton History is a 120 years long and eventful travel from Lancaster in US to Biel the world capital of watchmaking in Switzerland. Today highlights from Hamilton pioneering role in the worlds of aviation, cinema, and electric and digital technology shape the collection. The Hamilton watches have unique shapes, personality and design combining the American spirit with Swiss technologies.
Hamilton timepeices were originally manufactured to supply the nation's railway workers with reliable timing equipment, the Hamilton railroad pocket watch was utilized because the official watch from the American Expeditionary Forces worldwide. A wristwatch version of from the railroad watch was released to General Pershing and the doughboys in WWI, supported Admiral Byrd on his expeditions towards the south and northPoles, aided the Picards on their first balloon ascent in to the stratosphere, and was worn by the first American to scale Mount Everest.