The Lancaster 127 (47mm)
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The Lancaster 127 (47mm)

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The Lancaster 127 (47mm)
The Lancaster 127 (47mm)
The Lancaster 127 (47mm)
The Lancaster 127 (47mm)
The Lancaster 127 (47mm)
The Lancaster 127 (47mm)
The Lancaster 127 (47mm)
The Lancaster 127 (47mm)
The Lancaster 127 (47mm)
The Lancaster 127 (47mm)

Watch Description

What makes the Lancaster 127 unique: Today, we are thrilled to showcase this breathtaking piece of American ingenuity originally developed by Hamilton Watch Company — the Lancaster 127. Initially constructed in 1927, the Lancaster 127 sports an attractive and faded-looking antique dial, distinct, dark numerals, and a helpful subdial displaying minutes. We paired Hamilton’s original creation with our Machined Titanium case, and the combination evokes a classic, rustic style. The back of the watch boasts 916-grade, open-face movement with a nickel finish and pendant setting. It comes with three adjustable positions and is powered by 17 jewels on its ¾ bridge plate. The Lancaster 271’s clear display case offers a stunning look into the intricate inner workings of the watch’s robust and stunning gold-plated gears. Finally, we equipped the piece with our one-of-a-kind Cordovan Oxblood leather watch strap, adding both comfort and utility to this timeless piece of luxury. Hamilton Watch Company created the Lancaster 127’s original pocket watch in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1927 — the same year Henry Ford concluded production on the famous Model T automobile. Ford developed the Model T in 1908, making it the first vehicle widely accessible to the public because of its affordability. His creation also led to modern workplace innovations, like the assembly line and the 40-hour workweek. After years of success and record-breaking sales, demand for Model Ts finally dwindled, leading to Ford discontinuing his monumental creation in 1927. The Ford Model T remained the best-selling vehicle of all time until the Volkswagen Beetle overtook it in 1972.

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
  • Warranty: Full 1-Year Warranty
  • Case Dimensions:
    • Diameter: 47mm
    • Thickness: 12mm
    • Lug to Lug: 55mm
    • Lug Width: 22mm
  • Case Material: Machined Titanium
  • Crown/Hardware: Copper
  • Water Resistance: 1 ATM
  • Crystals: Sapphire
  • Case Back: Stainless Steel
  • Strap: Leather

Movement

  • Manufacturer: Hamilton Watch Company
  • Serial Number: 3127199
  • Manufacture Year: 1927
  • Function: Manual Wind
  • Jewels: 17 Jewels
  • Hands: Original
  • Size: 12s
  • Power Reserve: ~36 Hours
What makes the Lancaster 127 unique: Today, we are thrilled to showcase this breathtaking piece of American ingenuity originally developed by Hamilton Watch Company — the Lancaster 127. Initially constructed in 1927, the Lancaster 127 sports an attractive and faded-looking antique dial, distinct, dark numerals, and a helpful subdial displaying minutes. We paired Hamilton’s original creation with our Machined Titanium case, and the combination evokes a classic, rustic style. The back of the watch boasts 916-grade, open-face movement with a nickel finish and pendant setting. It comes with three adjustable positions and is powered by 17 jewels on its ¾ bridge plate. The Lancaster 271’s clear display case offers a stunning look into the intricate inner workings of the watch’s robust and stunning gold-plated gears. Finally, we equipped the piece with our one-of-a-kind Cordovan Oxblood leather watch strap, adding both comfort and utility to this timeless piece of luxury. Hamilton Watch Company created the Lancaster 127’s original pocket watch in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1927 — the same year Henry Ford concluded production on the famous Model T automobile. Ford developed the Model T in 1908, making it the first vehicle widely accessible to the public because of its affordability. His creation also led to modern workplace innovations, like the assembly line and the 40-hour workweek. After years of success and record-breaking sales, demand for Model Ts finally dwindled, leading to Ford discontinuing his monumental creation in 1927. The Ford Model T remained the best-selling vehicle of all time until the Volkswagen Beetle overtook it in 1972.

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