The Hamilton American Classic Railroad Skeleton Automatic H40655131 Men’s Watch stands as the perfect tribute to the brand’s proud history of making watches that introduced the term Railroad Accuracy. Its design and looks showcase an industrial vibe to which, the open dial contributes generously by exposing the engine room behind.
Where it all began:
Hamilton’s history speaks of building pocket watches that were used to time the railroad transportations in the 19th century. It was risky business; unless traffic through tracks could be timed properly, it would result in great calamities. Accuracy was vital and it’s the same philosophy the Hamilton American Classic Railroad Skeleton Automatic H40655131 Men’s Watch has been built upon.
All that’s special:
The Hamilton American Classic Railroad Skeleton Automatic H40655131 Men’s Watch belongs to the Timeless Classics collection, which comes under the American Classic family. Its aesthetics are different from the usual design pattern that Hamilton follows. American spirit speaks through Swiss precision as it revives again its roots deeply set in the nineteenth century. Hamilton used their age old concepts of improving accuracy and shaped them up with modern technology, creating something worthy of attention from watch aficionados from the world over. It’s this nouveau design of the Hamilton American Classic Railroad Skeleton Automatic H40655131 Men’s Watch that effectively transforms a classic style to create this modernistic masterpiece.
Looks of the Railroad Skeleton:
The Hamilton American Classic Railroad Skeleton Automatic H40655131 Men’s Watch takes the details of pocket watches and transforms them to suit the modern times. The whole thing is shaped near to pebble that gives the pocket watch feel. The centrally open dial has the minute markers along its periphery, the design of which gives the impression of the railroad tracks. Overall, its clean and classic design is all about a streamlined aesthetic that was common in the trains from the early 20th century.
It is stainless steel with brushed effect that goes into the entire construction of the Hamilton American Classics Railroad Skeleton Automatic H40655131 Men’s Watch; the black and silver combination creating a sharp contrast to make its unique elements burst through. It is near towards being ultra-sleek; its internals in a dynamic arrangement. That’s to say, the ETA based Caliber H-10-S with its typical power reserve of 80 hours now has the entire kinematic chain has a further refined barrel and escapement; a suppressed escapement regulator for optimal reliability and precision; a main spring that stores power to run for 80 hours and a mono-block rotor that has been distinctively skeletonized with the H shape.
In short, the Hamilton Automatic Men’s Watch stands as a witness to the brand’s prestigious reputation of high-end refinement and blends it with a contemporary edge. Yet, it looks bold and also a bit aggressive, smoothened down by some very gentlemanly, aesthetic refinement.