The Lancaster 184 (47mm)
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The Lancaster 184 (47mm)

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The Lancaster 184 (47mm)
The Lancaster 184 (47mm)
The Lancaster 184 (47mm)
The Lancaster 184 (47mm)
The Lancaster 184 (47mm)
The Lancaster 184 (47mm)
The Lancaster 184 (47mm)
The Lancaster 184 (47mm)
The Lancaster 184 (47mm)
The Lancaster 184 (47mm)

Watch Description

What makes the Lancaster 184 unique: We’re thrilled to present to you this gorgeous piece of watch history that was initially manufactured by the Hamilton Watch Company — the Lancaster 184. This breathtaking watch boasts dark-gold-colored numerals that look especially striking against its honeydew dial. You can also see its beautiful, blued-steel solid diamond kite watch hands and glimmering subdial. We encased this remarkable pocket watch within our Machined Titanium case and topped it off with a gold-plated crown that complements its numerals. On the watch’s rear side, you can view its original 916-grade open-face movement with a nickel finish and pendant setting. The movement also features gold-plated gears and 17 screw-set jewels throughout its ¾ plate. To tie the piece together, we matched it with our comfortable, hand-crafted Cordovan Black leather watch strap, adding even more style to this fashionable and stunning watch.

The Hamilton Watch Company originally produced the Lancaster 184’s pocket watch in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in 1927 — the same year that the LeVeque Tower was constructed in Downtown Columbus, Ohio. Acclaimed American architect Charles Howard Crane designed this magnificent skyscraper in the Art Deco style, the same style as the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building. Crane also drew inspiration from Byzantine architecture to design this stunning building. At the time of its construction, the skyscraper was the fifth tallest building in the world and was named the American Insurance Union Citadel. The American Insurance Union closed during the Great Depression, and since then, different companies have used the building for a variety of uses. In 1975, the government added this impressive skyscraper to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

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: Gold Plated
  • Water Resistance: 1 ATM
  • Crystals: Sapphire
  • Case Back: Stainless Steel
  • Strap: Leather

Movement

  • Manufacturer: Hamilton Watch Company
  • Serial Number: 3124034
  • Manufacture Year: 1927
  • Function: Manual Wind
  • Jewels: 17 Jewels
  • Hands: Original
  • Size: 12s
  • Power Reserve: ~36 Hours
What makes the Lancaster 184 unique: We’re thrilled to present to you this gorgeous piece of watch history that was initially manufactured by the Hamilton Watch Company — the Lancaster 184. This breathtaking watch boasts dark-gold-colored numerals that look especially striking against its honeydew dial. You can also see its beautiful, blued-steel solid diamond kite watch hands and glimmering subdial. We encased this remarkable pocket watch within our Machined Titanium case and topped it off with a gold-plated crown that complements its numerals. On the watch’s rear side, you can view its original 916-grade open-face movement with a nickel finish and pendant setting. The movement also features gold-plated gears and 17 screw-set jewels throughout its ¾ plate. To tie the piece together, we matched it with our comfortable, hand-crafted Cordovan Black leather watch strap, adding even more style to this fashionable and stunning watch.

The Hamilton Watch Company originally produced the Lancaster 184’s pocket watch in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in 1927 — the same year that the LeVeque Tower was constructed in Downtown Columbus, Ohio. Acclaimed American architect Charles Howard Crane designed this magnificent skyscraper in the Art Deco style, the same style as the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building. Crane also drew inspiration from Byzantine architecture to design this stunning building. At the time of its construction, the skyscraper was the fifth tallest building in the world and was named the American Insurance Union Citadel. The American Insurance Union closed during the Great Depression, and since then, different companies have used the building for a variety of uses. In 1975, the government added this impressive skyscraper to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

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