The Springfield 012 (45mm)
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The Springfield 012 (45mm)

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The Springfield 012 (45mm)
The Springfield 012 (45mm)
The Springfield 012 (45mm)
The Springfield 012 (45mm)
The Springfield 012 (45mm)
The Springfield 012 (45mm)
The Springfield 012 (45mm)

Watch Description

What makes the Springfield 012 unique: The Springfield 012 wristwatch conversion is a stunning timepiece. Crafted from an antique 19-jewel Illinois Watch Company pocket watch first built in 1922, we encased this beautiful movement in our machined stainless steel case and polished scalloped-edge bezel giving the watch a bold new look. The blue leather strap adds a striking touch, making it truly stand out.

Movement Manufacturer Information

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

Originally called the Springfield Watch Company, Illinois came to Springfield, Illinois in 1869 while the "modern" watch industry was fairly new but highly promising. City officials felt that the addition of industry to the city of Springfield would be excellent for the city's growth. However, after a series of failures and re-brandings, the company had a slow start until 1903 when they decided to manufacture high-quality watches only. Eventually making some of the most beautiful watches of their time, the company sold to Hamilton in 1927. Hamilton continued producing watches under the Illinois name for some time, but the original Springfield factory no longer stands.

Watch Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Vortic Watch Company
  • Model Year: 2023
  • Warranty: Full 1-Year Warranty
  • Case Diameter: 45mm
  • Case Material: 316L Stainless Steel
  • Crown/Hardware: Stainless Steel
  • Water Resistance: 1 ATM
  • Crystals: Sapphire
  • Case Back: Stainless Steel
  • Strap: Leather

Movement

  • Manufacturer: Illinois Watch Company
  • Serial Number: 4020330
  • Manufacture Year: 1922
  • Function: Manual Wind
  • Jewels: 19 Jewels
  • Hands: Original
  • Size: 12s
  • Power Reserve: ~36 Hours
What makes the Springfield 012 unique: The Springfield 012 wristwatch conversion is a stunning timepiece. Crafted from an antique 19-jewel Illinois Watch Company pocket watch first built in 1922, we encased this beautiful movement in our machined stainless steel case and polished scalloped-edge bezel giving the watch a bold new look. The blue leather strap adds a striking touch, making it truly stand out.

The Movement

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The Strap

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