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Introducing: The Hamilton Khaki X-Wind Auto Chrono Limited Edition -

Introducing: The Hamilton Khaki X-Wind Auto Chrono Limited Edition –

Speedy Take

This is a huge watch, and it includes a complex component called a “float point adding machine,” which Hamilton says pilots can use to compute crosswinds. Yet, for the greater part of this present watch’s likely proprietors, the genuine allure will come from the instrument watch tasteful and the strong Valjoux 7750 chronograph that has been adjusted explicitly for Hamilton in significant ways.

Why This Watch Matters

The H-21 Si development at the core of this watch is an altered variant of the ETA Valjoux 7750. Hamilton collaborated with its kindred Swatch Group auxiliary to make this development. This beefed up chronograph has been upgraded with a silicon hairspring, making it the initial 7750 provided by ETA, to be so prepared. (The German brand Damasko has likewise fitted silicon hairsprings into chronographs utilizing this type.) What does this mean in down to earth terms? The watch is less inclined with the impacts of magnetism and ought to, in principle, convey pretty much similar degree of execution five years down the line as it did when it was first lashed on. 

Starting Thoughts

I have a weakness for Hamilton. My first Swiss-made mechanical watch was a Khaki chronograph. Hamilton’s for some time been a go-to mark for strong mechanical watches with alluring valuing, and it remains so. It’s noteworthy to see Hamilton, a brand typically connected with esteem first, improving by utilizing the first-since forever ETA Valjoux 7750 furnished with a silicon hairspring.

The Basics

Brand: Hamilton
Reference: H77796535
Model: Khaki X-Wind Auto Chrono Limited Edition

Diameter: 45mm
Thickness: 14.85mm
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Dial Color: Black with khaki accents
Indexes: Numerals in sand-hued lime
Lume: Yes
Water Resistance: 100 meters
Strap/Bracelet: Leather strap

The Movement

Caliber: H-21-Si (Valjoux 7750 base with silicon hairspring)
Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, chronograph, day, date, float point calculator
Diameter: 30.4mm
Thickness: 7.9mm
Power Reserve: 60 hours
Winding: Automatic
Frequency: 4 Hz (28,800 vph)
Chronometer Certified 

Estimating & Availability

Price: $2,595
Availability: May 2018
Limited Edition: 1,918 pieces

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