Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby artman » April 23rd 2017, 6:12pm

Hot dayam today I turn 50! For this special day my wife bought me the Hamilton Khaki Field King Auto (H64466133) over the weekend and it’s frickn awesome.
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Based on the ETA 2834-2, Hamilton now calls this movement the Caliber H-40 with the fancy H cutout on the rotar. Supposedly this newer edition now has 80 hours of power reserve, which is badass if it’s for real. At 40mm wide and only 12mm thick this is perfect size for me. I also dig the sapphire crystal and the winder is silky smooth. And one of the coolest things is how the day date snaps to the next day right at midnight.
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I’ve actually been lusting after this Hammy for quite awhile so it feels great to finally get one on my wrist without having to give it back. I know, we probably paid more than if we had purchased it online, but it doesn’t matter. I figured since I kept trying this one on at the AD I might as well support our local vendor.
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Anyway, thanks for allowing me to share! It is a Hammy day!!
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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby Racer-X » April 23rd 2017, 6:16pm

Happy 50th, that's a beauty Artie, Congrats. Nice wrist shot too! Really cool that you have a local AD, good on ya.
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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby tiktok » April 23rd 2017, 6:22pm

Happy birthday, 50 is the new 39. That's a great watch to celebrate with.
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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby TemerityB » April 23rd 2017, 6:34pm

That's a serious birthday gift! Hope your birthday was great, artie. Can't go wrong with a Khaki.
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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby conjurer » April 23rd 2017, 7:30pm

tiktok wrote:Happy birthday, 50 is the new 39. That's a great watch to celebrate with.


Bullshit! 50 is the new 29, goddamn it. That Hammy's swell, artie. Happy birfday to a new old bastard!
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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby artman » April 23rd 2017, 8:00pm

Thanks guys! Cheers!
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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby jaw » April 23rd 2017, 8:11pm

Love that watch.
Happy BerfDay.
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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby smellody » April 23rd 2017, 8:13pm

Awesome. Happy birthday! Great watch!!!
   
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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby Mark1 » April 23rd 2017, 8:50pm

Happy birthday youngster. Congrats on the Hammy. Do 50 year olds in Guam get a bunch of junk from the AARP too?
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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby abduksion » April 23rd 2017, 9:53pm

Great Wife and nice watch.
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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby biglove » April 23rd 2017, 10:26pm

Great BD, great watch and a great woman. Happy Birthday!
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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby Thunder1 » April 24th 2017, 3:19am

Nice one!!!..its' great having the wife participate in the hobby..
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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby MKTheVintageBloke » April 24th 2017, 4:35am

Happy birthday, artman! That's one gorgeous Hammy you've got!
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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby Wasp » April 24th 2017, 6:24am

Very nice. Has a tinge of an old school look.

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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby svaglic » April 24th 2017, 6:29am

Happy Birthday. You got the gift of an amazing wife.
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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby kevco » April 24th 2017, 6:53am

Just flat out NICE.
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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby NorthCountry » April 24th 2017, 7:34am

Happy birthday sir! What a thoughtful gift, may you enjoy it for a long time.
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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby Britboy » April 24th 2017, 9:26am

Happy Birthday to you. Very nice gift from the wife as well.
Have a great day.
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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby artman » April 25th 2017, 1:51pm

Thank you all for the kind words and we'll wishes. My next goal is to reach 55 so I can get the senior discount at Ross on Tuesday!
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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby 3Flushes » April 25th 2017, 2:35pm

I've always liked the day and date at 12 on that watch; what a cool gift for your 50th.

Many many more happy healthies, man!
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Re: Hammy Birfday to Me!!

Postby Rusty » April 25th 2017, 4:22pm

Many happy returns, Artman. And the Hammy is a classic. Enjoy.
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