Hands-on: Hamilton Khaki Pilot SCHOTT NYC

HAMILTON X SCHOTT NYC … The companies teamed up to present the new 46 mm Khaki Pilot worn with a top grain, full aniline, lightweight steer hide leather strap and housed in a beautiful handmade leather case.

It’s all about Craftsmanship & reliability! Each of the 1,892 limited edition pieces – a nod to the year HAMILTON was established and Schott NYC’s founder Irving Schott was born – will be presented in a specially created leather case made exclusively by Schott NYC for HAMILTON. The case is sewn by hand using traditional techniques at the Schott NYC factory in Union, New Jersey. The folding case is lined with plaid heavy weight brushed cotton and features side entry pockets and a card holder for travel.

You are not familiar with SCHOTT NYC? SCHOTT NYC was founded in 1913 in Manhattan’s Lower East Side and now run by the third and fourth generations of the Schott family, Schott NYC produces classic outerwear by hand, out of Union, New Jersey. Irving Schott, who was the first designer to use a zipper in a jacket and supplied the US military with parkas and aviator bomber jackets during World War II. Today the Schott family produces leather, wool, nylon, canvas, and down outerwear, as well as shirts, sweaters and accessories available worldwide.

HAMILTON Khaki Pilot SCHOTT NYC H64735561 Price: 1,150 CHF including VAT Case: 46 mm stainless steel Dial: Khaki green dial Hands: Nickeled hour, minute and seconds hands with light green Super-LumiNova Movement: ETA “H-30” automatic day-date movement with 80-hour power reserve Strap: FS30099 Earth Brown top grain, full analine, lightweight steerhide leather strap provided by Schott NYC Glass: Sapphire crystal Water resistance: 20 bar (200m) Limited edition: 1,892 pieces