Hamilton’s newest Khaki Frogman

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Hamilton’s newest Khaki Frogman

Post by koimaster » May 27th 2022, 5:11pm

Hamilton’s 300m water-resistant diver got its name from the US Navy combat divers who wore the original tool watch during WWII. Although most of us associate Hamilton with its robust pilot and field watches, Hamilton got real-life experience in waterproof watches from a model used by US Navy underwater demolitions teams. Dating back to 1943, Hamilton’s diver with an unusual locking mechanism on the crown was part of the Naval Combat Demolition Units (NCDUs) gear and used on mine-clearing missions.

The first civilian model of the Frogman appeared in 1951 and debuted on the big screen in the 1951 movie The Frogmen recounting dramatic stories about the US underwater demolition teams. In 2016, Hamilton dusted off its vintage military-grade dive watch and revisited it as the Khaki Navy Frogman. For 2022, Hamilton proposes a stealthier look for its Khaki Navy Frogman collection, which will replace all existing models

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Re: Hamilton’s newest Khaki Frogman

Post by bbattle » May 29th 2022, 1:49pm

If people would wear their watch on their right wrist as God intended, the crown is far less likely to cause or get into trouble.

I find some crown guards to be ridiculous and on some brands, bordering on insanity. The small "buttresses" I can understand but this:

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and this:
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or this:
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I didn't bother with invicta or Panerai. there's some watch that has a crown protector complete with a chain but I can't remember where I saw it.

and there's this:
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Re: Hamilton’s newest Khaki Frogman

Post by DoctorIvey » May 29th 2022, 3:56pm

I have a hand wind field watch I like, and I’d love to like their dive watch but haven’t found one. I personally find those canteen covers stupid and wish Hammy would have a nice tool watch in a decent size that is devoid of “fashionable “ touches. This should have been the one but it’s a huge fail for me. I’d like to see something that can compete with say a Marathon.
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