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Syazzeh! P
post Jan 11 2021, 04:42 PM

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Hi all.

Very inspiring to see all these watches. I'm planning to get one Hamilton too as personal achievement reward.

I do have questions though.

1. what is the service cost?
2. does the watch accuracy (the plus minus seconds per day) would be significant in like a month time?
watzisname
post Feb 19 2021, 11:23 PM

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Hi guys.. my murph says hello
friedricetheman
post Feb 20 2021, 09:51 AM

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QUOTE(Syazzeh! @ Jan 11 2021, 04:42 PM)
Hi all.

Very inspiring to see all these watches. I'm planning to get one Hamilton too as personal achievement reward.

I do have questions though.

1. what is the service cost?
2. does the watch accuracy (the plus minus seconds per day) would be significant in like a month time?
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Service prices for malaysia can be found here:

https://www.hamiltonwatch.com/en-my/service-prices.html

Watch accuracy out of the box varies from watch to watch as these are mechanical movements. For a watch that is not chronometer certified, if it is more than 8 seconds fast or slow per day, then you will need to bring it back to the service center for regulating. Otherwise, anything below that is normal.

If it’s 8 seconds fast per day, it would deviate by only 240 seconds or 4 minutes per month. If that worries you, then get a chronometer certified movement where the deviation is between -4/+6 per day.
waka14
post Feb 23 2021, 05:09 PM

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Hi guys! im looking at getting the hamilton khaki field automatic 38mm...as i am looking around for a cheap price. Is Rm1800 considered okay? or i should go elsewhere? My last contact was with Watatime.

My first swiss automatic piece, all advises are appreciated. thank you
friedricetheman
post Yesterday, 10:06 PM

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QUOTE(waka14 @ Feb 23 2021, 05:09 PM)
Hi guys! im looking at getting the hamilton khaki field automatic 38mm...as i am looking around for a cheap price. Is Rm1800 considered okay? or i should go elsewhere? My last contact was with Watatime.

My first swiss automatic piece, all advises are appreciated. thank you
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RM1800 is pretty good as you are getting the 1 year manufacturer’s warranty if you buy from watatime.

For your first automatic piece, I would recommend something more robust like the Tissot Seastar which has better water resistance.

Also, don’t get it on leather strap. Buy it on a metal bracelet and get a leather strap later as it is cheaper to do it that way.

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