The Springfield 606 (47mm)
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The Springfield 606 (47mm)

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The Springfield 606 (47mm)
The Springfield 606 (47mm)
The Springfield 606 (47mm)
The Springfield 606 (47mm)
The Springfield 606 (47mm)
The Springfield 606 (47mm)
The Springfield 606 (47mm)

Watch Description

What makes the Springfield 606 unique: Introducing the Springfield 606, a unique wristwatch conversion from the Vortic Watch Company. As part of the American Artisan Series, this watch is crafted from an antique 21-jewel Illinois Watch Company pocket watch, first built in 1922.

The watch features a champagne titanium case, a nickel-plated crown, a moss leather strap, and a heavily patinated dial. This pocket watch conversion is the perfect choice for anyone looking to wear a piece of history on their wrist.

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: 47mm
    • Thickness: 13.5mm
    • Lug to Lug: 55mm
    • Lug Width: 22mm
  • Case Material: Bronzed Titaniium
  • Crown/Hardware: Nickel Plated
  • Water Resistance: 1 ATM
  • Crystals: Sapphire
  • Case Back: Stainless Steel
  • Strap: Leather

Movement

  • Manufacturer: Illinois Watch Company
  • Serial Number: 4125519
  • Manufacture Year: 1922
  • Function: Manual Wind
  • Jewels: 21 Jewels
  • Hands: Original
  • Size: 12s
  • Power Reserve: ~36 Hours
What makes the Springfield 606 unique: Introducing the Springfield 606, a unique wristwatch conversion from the Vortic Watch Company. As part of the American Artisan Series, this watch is crafted from an antique 21-jewel Illinois Watch Company pocket watch, first built in 1922.

The watch features a champagne titanium case, a nickel-plated crown, a moss leather strap, and a heavily patinated dial. This pocket watch conversion is the perfect choice for anyone looking to wear a piece of history on their wrist.

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