Dive in with the Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman 2016

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Watch manufacturer Hamilton relaunches his Khaki Navy Frogman this year. The revival line is a tribute to a piece of real and onscreen diving history: the iconic watch created for the US naval “frogmen” teams and featured in the 1951 movie The Frogmen and the brand’s very first on-screen appearance.
This forst foray into the movie industry, now well-known for its on-screen appearances in blockbusters like “Interstellar”, has its roots in its military reputation that dates back to World War I and II when the manufacturer equipped the American military.

The Khaki Navy Frogman 2016 impresses with its distinct and striking features, matches style and function beautifully. Fronted by world-renowned free diver Pierre Frolla, each model is equipped with a stunning crown-protection device, inspired by its 1951 ancestor with its inimitable military canteen design.

Pierre Frolla presents the Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman

Pierre Frolla and the Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman

The Khaki Navy Frogman 2016 comes with a 46 mm titanium case which is built to meet the high demands of its underwater vocation, withstanding depths up to 1.000 metres. The unidirectional rotating bezel stands out in a bright red and there’s also a helium valve to equal out internal and external pressures in saturation diving conditions.
Hamilton equipped the dive watch with a generous dial which is very easy to read due to its big, luminescent indices and hands. The red-trimmed tip of the seconds hand highlights its role as an operating indicator and a vital feature. At 4.30 you will find a small date window.

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The stainless steel version in blue

The dive watch is powered by a automatic movement, the calibre H-10. It provides a power reserve of 80 hours.
The Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman 2016 is equipped with a ribbed rubber strap.

In addition to this model, the collection comprises two 42 mm steel versions as well. They may also be fitted with a steel bracelet instead of a rubber one. These models are available in two colors – black and blue – with a matching bezel. The steel versions are run by the same H-10 calibre, but with 30 atm they are not as water-resistant as the titanium Frogman. Totally sufficient for the average diver though.

 

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