The Springfield 024 (45mm)
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The Springfield 024 (45mm)

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The Springfield 024 (45mm)
The Springfield 024 (45mm)
The Springfield 024 (45mm)
The Springfield 024 (45mm)
The Springfield 024 (45mm)
The Springfield 024 (45mm)

Watch Description

Introducing the Springfield 024, a dramatic new release from our American Artisan Series, featuring a 1926 pocket watch from the Illinois Watch Company. We love the texture and design of this antique dial and so we paired it with a coin-edge stainless steel bezel and bronze crown. Finally, we added a black leather strap to highlight the dial’s geometric numerals and dark blue open kite hands.

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 Dimensions:
    • Diameter: 45mm
    • Thickness: 12mm
    • Lug to Lug: 55mm
    • Lug Width: 22mm
  • Case Material: Machined Stainless Steel
  • Crown/Hardware: Bronze
  • Water Resistance: 1 ATM
  • Crystals: Sapphire
  • Case Back: Stainless Steel
  • Strap: Leather

Movement

  • Manufacturer: Illinois Watch Company
  • Serial Number: 4742832
  • Manufacture Year: 1926
  • Function: Manual Wind
  • Jewels: 17 Jewels
  • Hands: Original
  • Size: 12s
  • Power Reserve: ~36 Hours

Introducing the Springfield 024, a dramatic new release from our American Artisan Series, featuring a 1926 pocket watch from the Illinois Watch Company. We love the texture and design of this antique dial and so we paired it with a coin-edge stainless steel bezel and bronze crown. Finally, we added a black leather strap to highlight the dial’s geometric numerals and dark blue open kite hands.

The Movement

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The Strap

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