1980s Hamilton Field Watch Retailed by L.L. Bean

Sale price$775.00
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What We Fancy

"Rugged and reliable alternatives to an expensive dress watch for field use. Manufactured by the Hamilton Watch Co. U.S. Military specifications. Fully tested for water and shock resistance. Anti-magnetic. 17 jewels for smooth, accurate operation." That was the pitch in L.L. Bean's catalog in the mid-1980s. Alongside the famous Duck Boots was this, a field watch manufactured by another great American brand, Hamilton Watch Co. This example is the civilian version and is in excellent all orignal condiition with perfect tritium lume. 

Brand: Hamilton

Model: Field Watch 

Case: 33mm wide excluding crown, 40mm tall, 10mm thick, all stainless steel, original signed crown, screw-down case back, domed plexiglass crystal

Movement: Hamilton signed ETA cal. 2750, manual winding, recently serviced

Bracelet/ Strap: Grey Nylon Nato, 18mm lug width

Features: Matte black military style dial, white Arabic 24-hour numerals, white pointer handset, domed crystal, screw-down case back, hacking seconds, rare L.L. Bean retail dial, circa the 1980s

Box & Papers: No

Condition: In excellent all original condition. The dial is fantastic with no signs of heavy aging or defects. The tritium lume is original and aged beautifully. The case is unpolished with no major scratches or dents. The movement has been serviced and keeps excellent time when tested. 

Backed by our one-year repair warranty. To trade in your watch towards this purchase or to make arrangements for purchase via wire, check/ cash to save on fees, please send us a message or email.