According to the Hill's Bros website, it wasn't until 1964 that they "surged" into New York.
Show this season is 1962.
Interesting that that the stylists would have chosen a Benrus watch for her (not expensive at the time). JLC for him I can sort of understand, but this seems too much of an obscure luxury brand for his character. He was a guy from (recent) blue-class background.
Nice watch, though.
What I want to know is what model Hamilton Electric Pete got.