Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby Racer-X » April 8th 2017, 10:39pm

by Mark Bernardo "Among the flurry of watch-world milestones commemorated in 2017 is the Jan. 3, 1957 launch of the Hamilton Ventura, the world’s first electrical battery-powered wristwatch — later made even more famous as the watch worn by Elvis Presley in his 1961 movie, Blue Hawaii. On the occasion of this iconic timepiece’s 60th anniversary, Hamilton is launching a trio of new models inspired by the original, including an ultra-modern, avant-garde skeleton version."

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Re: Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby koimaster » February 16th 2018, 1:34pm

great watch. ChronoMatt might appreciate it as well. My daughter loves her ventura, great style.
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Re: Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby svaglic » February 16th 2018, 2:19pm

I like the Ventura, but not these. You would think they could get one out of three that I like, but my money is safe here.
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Re: Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby foghorn » February 16th 2018, 2:20pm

I never was able to warm up to that design. To me it's the Ploopoof of dress watches.
Sorry Elvis and Mort, but somebody has to be "that guy" :3
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Re: Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby MAX » February 16th 2018, 2:59pm

Me too, Foggy. Never cared for the Ventura.
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Re: Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby artman » February 16th 2018, 3:20pm

If Elvis thought it was cool then I think it's cool. This Hammy will always rock!
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Re: Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby TemerityB » February 16th 2018, 6:31pm

My wife actually owns a women's Ventura for about 10 years now; she always wanted one and we finally got one. I saw it at Ashford for some dumb low price and pounced on it.

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A couple years back, they came up with some "Elvis" Ventura autos that I certainly would wear, but not the ones in that article.
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Re: Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby Mortuus » February 16th 2018, 6:47pm

2 itch his zone...
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Re: Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby smellody » February 16th 2018, 6:53pm

TemerityB wrote:My wife actually owns a women's Ventura for about 10 years now; she always wanted one and we finally got one. I saw it at Ashford for some dumb low price and pounced on it.

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A couple years back, they came up with some "Elvis" Ventura autos that I certainly would wear, but not the ones in that article.


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Re: Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby svaglic » February 16th 2018, 7:06pm

^^^^^^^ you better drink tea with your pinky in the air.

Oh my bad, you have that cool pinky ring. Still I would think it not becoming of a lumberjack.
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Re: Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby smellody » February 16th 2018, 7:16pm

Lumberjacks like diamonds and all things fancy.
   
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Re: Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby conjurer » February 16th 2018, 7:23pm

smellody wrote:Lumberjacks like diamonds and all things fancy.


Pirates as well. I mean, lumberjacks don't like pirates. That would be creepy. I mean, pirates like diamonds and shit.
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Re: Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby artman » February 16th 2018, 7:25pm

Ain't nuthin wrong with a little bling!
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Re: Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby smellody » February 16th 2018, 7:41pm

conjurer wrote:
smellody wrote:Lumberjacks like diamonds and all things fancy.


Pirates as well. I mean, lumberjacks don't like pirates. That would be creepy. I mean, pirates like diamonds and shit.



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Re: Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby svaglic » February 16th 2018, 7:51pm

Well ok then. A pirate, now that's where it is at. Cool. I await you and Conj's stories of pirating. They should be very explicit and fascinating.
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Re: Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby smellody » February 16th 2018, 8:04pm

Ha ha ha ha ha... only Conj. knows me pirate tails. (Pun intended) har har har har har.
   
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Re: Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby smellody » February 16th 2018, 8:08pm

Ok.... not all the tails, but a tale or two. Hee hee
   
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Re: Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby conjurer » February 16th 2018, 8:13pm

smellody wrote:Ok.... not all the tails, but a tale or two. Hee hee


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Re: Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby TemerityB » February 17th 2018, 9:21pm

smellody wrote:Lumberjacks like diamonds and all things fancy.


At 28mm, I get the feeling you'd blow apart that Hamilton with your massive, wood-choppin' wrist.
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Re: Inspired by Elvis: Three Hamilton Ventura Anniv Editions

Postby Wasp » February 18th 2018, 11:11am

The Ventura personifies the decade. Jet planes, rocket flight and the atomic age.

Can't stop idolizing the king.

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