Baselworld 2016: The new Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman and the original watch that inspired the design

The new 42 + 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver

The Khaki Navy Frogman 46 and 42 mm both feature a very particular crown-lock-system. Have you ever asked yourself where it comes from? I will tell you …

 

If you have not done it yet, please read my article about the two new Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman divers …

 

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Hamilton Broadway & Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman

 

When I saw the watches I asked myself: Where does this particular crown-lock-system comes from? The invention of a designer? Just for fun?

The answer is this tiny, little 1943 Hamilton diver that was sold to the United States Navy at the time being …

 

The new 42 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver
The new 42 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver

 

The new 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver
The new 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver

 

The 1943 Hamilton Diver
The 1943 Hamilton Diver

 

The 1943 Hamilton Diver
The 1943 Hamilton Diver

 

The 1943 Hamilton Diver
The 1943 Hamilton Diver

 

The new 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman
The new 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman

 

The new 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman
The new 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman

 

The 1943 Hamilton Diver
The 1943 Hamilton Diver

 

The new 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver
The new 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver

 

The new 42 + 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver
The new 42 + 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver

 

The new 42 + 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver
The new 42 + 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver

 

The new 42 + 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver
The new 42 + 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver

 

The new 42 + 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver
The new 42 + 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver

 

The new 42 + 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver
The new 42 + 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver

 

The new 42 + 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver
The new 42 + 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver

 

The new 42 + 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver
The new 42 + 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman versus the 1943 Hamilton Diver

 

The 1943 Hamilton Diver
The 1943 Hamilton Diver

 

The new 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman
The new 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman

 

The new 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman
The new 46 mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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