In all, the timepiece has a classy, iconic balance that is clean and visually powerful--particularly the black dial reference with its stark matte bezel which just seems to focus the eye. Case finishing is also impressive at this range with the rectangular pushers offering just a touch of contemporary flair in what is essentially a retro aesthetic.
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On Spec: Hamilton Khaki Field Murph 38mm
In 2014, Christopher Nolan released the cinematic masterpiece, Interstellar. To summarize the film, a team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space to ensure humanity's survival from a now-dying Earth. One of the critical props throughout Interstellar is a one-off watch created by Hamilton, referenced as the “Murph.”
Off the Cuff: Hamilton Khaki Aviation Converter Auto
Unlike the Flieger, there is a degree of tactical sophistication in the pilot's aviation converter. It has the appearance of a complex dashboard instrument that you might actually find in an airplane. But in reality the bi-directional friction bezel used to operate the slide rule is deceptively simple.