The Lancaster 027 (45mm)
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The Lancaster 027 (45mm)

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The Lancaster 027 (45mm)
The Lancaster 027 (45mm)
The Lancaster 027 (45mm)
The Lancaster 027 (45mm)
The Lancaster 027 (45mm)

Watch Description

What makes the Lancaster 027 unique: We're so thrilled with how this watch turned out and think you will be too! This antique 1923 dial features one of Hamilton Watch Company's rarest designs from the early 1900s - the indices on the main dial and the sub-second dial are raised from ornate cutouts on the dial plate. A bronze case and crown perfectly accentuate the metallic face, while the open case back reveals a perfectly restored 17-jewel movement. Blued steel kite hands and a rich brown leather strap complete the majestic feel of this unforgettable timepiece.

Movement Manufacturer Information

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

Hamilton is named after famous Pennsylvanian Alexander Hamilton and is the result of multiple re-organizations of attempted watch companies in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1892, Hamilton had a reputation for superior quality and maintained half of the railroad watch market share during some of the most prolific years of American railroad history. During World War II, Hamilton was integral to the production of accurate timepieces for the Military. Deemed "the watch that won the war," the company established an employee-run newsletter so that employees turned soldiers could keep up with life at the factory. While the original factory still stands as luxury apartments, the company stopped producing watches in the US in 1969. Hamilton now produces watches in Switzerland and is owned by the Swatch Group.

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 Bronze
  • Crown/Hardware: Bronze
  • Water Resistance: 1 ATM
  • Crystals: Sapphire
  • Case Back: Stainless Steel
  • Strap: Leather

Movement

  • Manufacturer: Hamilton Watch Company
  • Serial Number: 3207595
  • Manufacture Year: 1923
  • Function: Manual Wind
  • Jewels: 17 Jewels
  • Hands: Original
  • Size: 12s
  • Power Reserve: ~36 Hours
What makes the Lancaster 027 unique: We're so thrilled with how this watch turned out and think you will be too! This antique 1923 dial features one of Hamilton Watch Company's rarest designs from the early 1900s - the indices on the main dial and the sub-second dial are raised from ornate cutouts on the dial plate. A bronze case and crown perfectly accentuate the metallic face, while the open case back reveals a perfectly restored 17-jewel movement. Blued steel kite hands and a rich brown leather strap complete the majestic feel of this unforgettable timepiece.

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