The Springfield 339 (47mm)
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The Springfield 339 (47mm)

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The Springfield 339 (47mm)
The Springfield 339 (47mm)
The Springfield 339 (47mm)
The Springfield 339 (47mm)

Watch Description

The Springfield 339 is the 339th one-of-a-kind piece in Vortic's "Springfield" line of the American Artisan Series. This watch contains the original movement (timepiece), dial (face), and hands from a vintage (1880’s – 1950’s) pocket watch. The American Artisan Series is a line of fully American Made wristwatches powered by restored, U.S. made pocket watch movements.

What makes the Springfield 339 Unique: The last watch with a dial featuring blue numerals and a navy strap sold out in 8 minutes. We think this one might be just as cool! The patina on this dial is spectacular and honestly it'd look very good with our distress brown leather straps as well. We used our machined titanium case to let the dial speak for itself, not to mention that case looks beautiful with the blue strap. The movement was originally manufactured in 1921 by the Illinois Watch Company. Fun fact, 1921 was when the first Miss America Pageant was held!

1921

https://player.vimeo.com/video/453353032

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: 2020
  • 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: Illinois Watch Company
  • Serial Number: 
  • Manufacture Year: 
  • Function: Manual Wind
  • Jewels: 17 Jewels
  • Hands: Original
  • Size: 12s
  • Power Reserve: ~36 Hours

The Springfield 339 is the 339th one-of-a-kind piece in Vortic's "Springfield" line of the American Artisan Series. This watch contains the original movement (timepiece), dial (face), and hands from a vintage (1880’s – 1950’s) pocket watch. The American Artisan Series is a line of fully American Made wristwatches powered by restored, U.S. made pocket watch movements.

What makes the Springfield 339 Unique: The last watch with a dial featuring blue numerals and a navy strap sold out in 8 minutes. We think this one might be just as cool! The patina on this dial is spectacular and honestly it'd look very good with our distress brown leather straps as well. We used our machined titanium case to let the dial speak for itself, not to mention that case looks beautiful with the blue strap. The movement was originally manufactured in 1921 by the Illinois Watch Company. Fun fact, 1921 was when the first Miss America Pageant was held!

1921

https://player.vimeo.com/video/453353032

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The Strap

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