Manufactured by an American-Swiss company that dates back to the turn of twentieth century, the Hamilton Men’s H32515535 Jazzmaster Black Dial Watch tries to embody different American classic design elements: sleekness, elegance, and inventiveness. While the Hamilton Men’s H32515535 Jazzmaster Black Dial Watch can’t be confused for a Swiss watch, that isn’t necessarily a negative thing. In fact, if you’re looking for distinctly American timepiece with Swiss precision, getting a Hamilton watch might just be the best move for you. Its design is distinctly American inspired but its manufacturing, based in Biel, Switzerland, embodies the typical precision and attention to detail and quality you’d expect from Swiss timepiece makers. And this is precisely what Hamilton watches bring to the table-American attitude, affordable prices, and Swiss craftsmanship. The best of both worlds, right? Also, you get the added bonus of owning a timepiece brand that was worn by no other than American legend Elvis Presley in Blue Hawaii.
H32515535 Overview & My Impressions
When sizing up different watches, seasoned fans of both classic and contemporary timepieces tend to focus on three factors: style, movement type/mechanism, and special value-added features. Regardless of which watchmaker you’re reviewing or checking out, you have to look at any particular watch based on these factors so you can make a truly informed buying decision. Thankfully, on these points, the Hamilton Men’s H32515535 Jazzmaster Black Dial Watch acquits itself quite well. It does so by not trying to ‘out-Swiss’ the Swiss nor by trying to pretend to be something it’s not. The Hamilton Men’s H32515535 Jazzmaster Black Dial Watch succeeds by following that most quintessential American advice: Just be yourself.
Jazzmaster Black Dial Style:
Black leather bracelet with a stainless steel case. Bezel is fixed stainless steel. Guilloche dial is black with luminous hour and minute hands. Arabic numbers on the 6, 9, and 12 o’clock sections. Minute markers at the outside rim. Date display.
If there is any one phrase to describe the typical Hamilton watch, it would have to be ‘understated elegance.’ While Hamiltons get more than their fair share of compliments, they don’t grab you by the lapels and scream at your face ‘Look at Me!’ Understatement is the key to its success. It looks great without being vulgar, showy, or flashy. This is precisely the reason why Hamilton watches have gained a reputation over the years as the timepieces of successful and/or talented people with nothing to prove. This understated and cool confidence are key hallmarks of Hamilton design.
Jazzmaster Movement Type:
As populist and accessible as Hamilton watches may be, the Hamilton Men’s H32515535 Jazzmaster Black Dial Watch doesn’t hold back when it comes to one key distinguish mark between real luxury watches and wannabes: automatic movement. Just by moving around, you ensure that your watch has the motion it needs to keep going.
Special value-added features:
Scratch-resistant synthetic Sapphire
The Hamilton Men’s H32515535 Jazzmaster Black Dial Watch is definitely an indoor watch. It makes no bold claims as a timepiece for outdoor activities or sports. Its quiet elegance is what sets it apart-much like American jazz. Besides its scratch-resistant features, it doesn’t tire itself out by trotting out a long list of ‘value-added’ features. It just is. And this is precisely why an increasing number of people find its quiet ‘cool’ appeal so attractive.
If you are looking for a stylish, high quality yet understated luxury watch, you can’t go wrong with the Hamilton Men’s H32515535 Jazzmaster Black Dial Watch. It isn’t for flashy people. Instead, it is for people who are comfortable within their skin and don’t feel an overriding need to ‘prove themselves.’ How cool is that?