Vintage Hamilton Wristwatches
organizations with pedigrees like Hamilton Watch Company exist - past
or present. Perhaps that's the reason people have such interest in
the company and its remarkable products. Even the Hamilton of today
evokes respect and admiration. Do they make watches as well as the
vintage ones? Let's just say they manufacture excellent
timepieces and reflect the DNA of a great timekeeper. Technology
changes and the artisans of the old days would take pride in evolution
of the Hamilton name.
In the days when railroads propelled the
United States into the position of the dominate world economy,
Hamilton Watches changed the operating principles of conductors,
engineers, schedules and traffic. As the world took to the air,
Hamilton went with pilots and crew. The same level of timekeeping aided
the fledgling aircraft industry.
When the US Military entered the
Second World War, Hamilton responded with watches for soldiers,
sailors, pilots and ultimately the entire allied naval fleet. When
explorers landed at the North Pole and Anartica, Hamilton watches
helped the expitionary parties synchronize and keep track of the
members in conditions without landmarks and often visibility.
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know how Hamilton helped invent the concept of corporate management;
properly used the American System of Manufacturing or demonstrated
how to survive and even thrive during economic depressions. As
generations of workers changed over the years, the culture of the
company headquarted in Lancaster, Pennsylvania influenced the exemplary
conduct of management and staff. Pride in workmanship, initiative and
advancing technology became the hallmarks of the world's greatest watch
company of its days.
Keep an eye on this site as we add
materials. The last author who wrote a book on Hamilton Watch Company,
had little access to the materials available to researchers on the
Internet. Thank you for your patronage.Enjoy the ride.