Hamilton Railroad Pocket Watch

Running the legendary American railroad system was a task that required the ultimate in precision timekeeping. Hamilton’s pocket watches, known for their accuracy and legibility, were up to the task — a feat commemorated in the new Railroad Pocket Watch.

Hamilton Railroad Pocket Watch

The Railroad Pocket Watch embodies the spirit of that early horological ingenuity, a unique combination of American mass-production techniques and advanced micro-engineering.

Hamilton Railroad Pocket Watch

Made in celebration of Hamilton’s railroad roots, the Railroad Pocket Watch is a limited edition of 917 pieces, recalling the firm’s address at 917 Columbia Avenue in Lancaster, PA.

Hamilton Railroad Pocket Watch

Housed in a 50mm stainless steel case, its white, enamel-like dial echoes those of vintage railroad timepieces, with red 5-minute demarcations along a fully graduated, outer minute track; oversized Arabic numeral indices; black lacquered hands; and a small seconds counter at 6 o’clock for precision timekeeping.

Hamilton Railroad Pocket Watch

A closed caseback features a special engraving of a train and the words “130th Anniversary Railroad Special” in commemoration of the thirteen decades that have passed since the firm’s founding in 1892.

Hamilton Railroad Pocket Watch

Inside beats a hand-wound movement, the ETA 6497, with 50 hours of power reserve. Fitted with a sapphire crystal with an anti-reflective coating, this modern pocket watch features 50 meters of water resistance. The removable chain and leather travel pouch complete the vintage-inspired look and feel of the watch.

Hamilton Railroad Pocket Watch

Technical details

Model: Hamilton Railroad Pocket Watch
Reference H40819110

Case
Stainless steel case
Diameter: 50mm
Thickness: 11.95mm
Glass: Sapphire crystal with double anti-reflective coating
Water resistance: 5 bar (50 m)

Dial
White dial
Hands Black lacquered hour, minute and small second hands

Movement
Mechanical movement Unitas with 50 hour power reserve

Bracelet
Removable stainless steel chain (total length (40.6mm)

Suggested retail price
CHF 1350/ EUR 1495/ USD 1395