Founded in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1892, Hamilton is now headquartered in Switzerland. With its American spirit combined with Swiss craftsmanship, Hamilton has been well-respected in the watchmaking industry for making reliable and stylish timepieces.
Known for designs that echo styles from the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s, Hamilton watches have a strong American heritage. Drawing on the brand’s long history, one of its iconic collections, the Hamilton Jazzmaster, offers a line of sophisticated timepieces that are timeless and classic both in aesthetics and performance.
Quality craftsmanship is the hallmark of the Jazzmaster collection. Here are some popular watches from the iconic collection that are worth your consideration.
Hamilton Jazzmaster Chrono
Although this Hamilton Jazzmaster Chrono has that eye-catching sporty vibe to it, it’s still appropriate for everyday wear in almost every occasion. It features a stainless steel 44mm case with a unidirectional bezel, a black dial, and a sapphire crystal.
Three chronograph sub-dials display 60 seconds, 30 minutes and 1/10th of a second function. Powered by a Swiss quartz movement, its silver-toned hands run in a rhythmic motion against a contrasting black dial. This watch offers water-resistance of up to 100 metres, making it suitable for recreational surfing, swimming, snorkelling, sailing and other water sports.
Hamilton Jazzmaster Open Heart
The ever-unique Hamilton Jazzmaster Open Heart is designed to let its exposed mechanism do the talking. Featuring an open heart dial and driven by the Calibre H-10 movement, this version is highly attractive and understated.
The 42mm stainless case is ideal for everyday wear. Despite its open heart dial, this watch is as durable and robust as it gets. Irs scratchproof sapphire crystal and anti-reflective coating play a role in its toughness. What’s more, it has a water resistance of up to 50 metres. This is one highly recommended timepiece for the trendy and fashionable gentleman.
Hamilton Jazzmaster Thinline
If you’re in the market for a dress watch with a minimalist and classy design, then the Hamilton Jazzmaster Thinline is worth checking out. This is a slim dress watch with a 40mm case and a quartz movement.
The simple, white dial features gold-tone hands and indexes, as well as a black sub-dial that displays the seconds. A brown leather band with an alligator pattern adds a vintage touch to the sophisticated design. What’s more, this dress watch is water-resistant up to 50 metres.
Hamilton Jazzmaster Traveler GMT
The Hamilton Jazzmaster Traveler GMT with its second time zone brings the Jazzmaster line to new horizons. Being the only Jazzmaster model offering a GMT function, this is one watch you shouldn’t miss.
From the materials used for the case and strap to the care of workmanship, design details make this product indispensable for those who love the genre. On its white dial, three chronograph sub-dials and a date aperture at 4 o’clock are visible. Running on the H-10 calibre movement, this watch comes with an elegant beige leather strap. With its understated and sophisticated design, it is perfect for everyday wear.
Hamilton Jazzmaster Face To Face
For those always on the quest for the unique and unusual timepieces, the Hamilton Jazzmaster Face To Face is the one you are looking for. Limited to less than 2,000 pieces, this Hamilton Jazzmaster watch is a true show stopper. It comes in a stainless steel case featuring sapphire crystal with a see-through case back.
With a diameter of 53mm, this handsome watch features silver-tone hands, along with a pulsometer, tachymeter, telemeter, and chronograph functions. Its black leather strap with a deployment clasp designed for a luxurious feel and appearance completes its elegant and stylish look.
Hamilton Jazzmaster GMT Auto
Fancy an incredibly striking watch? The Hamilton Jazzmaster GMT Auto is a real eye-catching timepiece with its brown and grey dial with a world map motif. This watch comes in a 42mm case with luminous sleek silver hands and 24-hour markers. With an enhanced feature with a second GMT and world time zone functions, it is a perfect choice for globetrotters and business travellers.
Running on the ETA 2893-2 calibre movement, this Hamilton Jazzmaster GMT Auto comes with water resistance of up to 50 metres. To complete its look, it comes with a brown cow-leather strap with a grained imitation alligator and a folding clasp. This stylish Swiss-made timepiece with its global theme is sure to complete any man’s watch collection.
Hamilton Jazzmaster Viewmatic
The Hamilton Jazzmaster Viewmatic stands out with its sophisticated dial that catches the buyer’s eye with its coveted skeleton design. Powered by a Hamilton Calibre H-20-S automatic movement, this handsome wristwatch presents geometric indexes that run along the outer rim of the dial.
This 40mm stainless steel watch features luminous hands and hour indexes to maximise readability even in low light. It also has a 42-hour power reserve and is water-resistant up to 50 metres. A stainless steel bracelet with a deployment pin and buckle clasp completes its look.
Overall, this Hamilton watch will definitely spice up any outfit.
For another interesting read about Hamilton, check out our story on the Hamilton Ventura Collection.