Hamilton’s New Military Watch Takes Cues from World War II

The Khaki Pilot Pioneer Automatic 38mm is based on a pocket watch issued to American forces.

Hamilton has a full archive of classic American military watch designs from which to pull — and they does so often. Their latest is a model based on not a wristwatch, as you might guess, but on a pocket watch, the Model 23 — one of the coolest from the WWII period, if you ask me. Thankfully, in crafting their homage, the modern brand chose to downsize the design to a more wearable 38mm from the original 50mm.

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