The Canton 002 (45mm)
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The Canton 002 (45mm)

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The Canton 002 (45mm)
The Canton 002 (45mm)
The Canton 002 (45mm)
The Canton 002 (45mm)
The Canton 002 (45mm)
The Canton 002 (45mm)
The Canton 002 (45mm)

Watch Description

What makes the Canton 002 unique: We have transformed this classic 17-jewel pocket watch into a stylish and functional wristwatch, combining vintage craftsmanship with modern convenience. The original pocket watch, originally manufactured in 1913, has been meticulously reimagined and fitted into a blackened stainless steel case, preserving it for future generations. Merging the past and present to create one-of-a-kind wristwatches is what we do best, and this conversion is another homage to horological history.

Movement Manufacturer Information

The movement inside of this watch was made by Hampden Watch Company. We call this model "The Canton" because the company was located in Canton, Ohio.

Although founded in 1877, Hampen's story truly begins after its purchase by John C. Dueber in 1886. Mr. Dueber was in the process of moving his Kentucky based watch case manufacturing company, and he ultimately decided to move both the case company and Hampden watch company to Canton, Ohio together. Housing both operations on one campus, Dueber was able to produce cases for their own watches, unlike any other watch company. These two companies together eventually formed the Dueber-Hampden Watch Company. The company thrived until the late 1920's when it hit financial trouble and eventually closed its doors. The original factory building is no longer standing.

Watch Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Vortic Watch Company
  • Model Year: 2023
  • Warranty: Full 1-Year Warranty
  • Case Dimensions:
    • Diameter: 45mm
    • Thickness: 12mm
    • Lug to Lug: 55mm
    • Lug Width: 22mm
  • Case Material: Blackened Stainless Steel
  • Crown/Hardware: Stainless Steel
  • Water Resistance: 1 ATM
  • Crystals: Sapphire
  • Case Back: Stainless Steel
  • Strap: Leather

Movement

  • Manufacturer: Hampden Watch Company
  • Serial Number: 3145699
  • Manufacture Year: 1913
  • Function: Manual Wind
  • Jewels: 17 Jewels
  • Hands: Original
  • Size: 12s
  • Power Reserve: ~36 Hours
What makes the Canton 002 unique: We have transformed this classic 17-jewel pocket watch into a stylish and functional wristwatch, combining vintage craftsmanship with modern convenience. The original pocket watch, originally manufactured in 1913, has been meticulously reimagined and fitted into a blackened stainless steel case, preserving it for future generations. Merging the past and present to create one-of-a-kind wristwatches is what we do best, and this conversion is another homage to horological history.

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