The Springfield 583 (47mm)
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The Springfield 583 (47mm)

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The Springfield 583 (47mm)
The Springfield 583 (47mm)
The Springfield 583 (47mm)
The Springfield 583 (47mm)
The Springfield 583 (47mm)
The Springfield 583 (47mm)
The Springfield 583 (47mm)
The Springfield 583 (47mm)
The Springfield 583 (47mm)
The Springfield 583 (47mm)

Watch Description

What makes the Springfield 583 unique: Today, we’re pleased to showcase this historic piece that was originally manufactured by the Illinois Watch Company in 1923, the Springfield 583. This luxurious timepiece stands out with blued-steel gothic hands and dark, stylized numerals atop its beautifully aged dial. We love the way that this dial has been lightly worn away from years of use and exposure to oxygen and other elements. We brought even more sophistication to the original pocket watch by encasing it in our Machined Titanium case, and we equipped the watch with an exquisite knurled nickel crown. The back of our case features an exhibition-style back, enabling you to view the watch’s detailed and marvelous components. This movement is a 405-grade Autocrat movement with a nickel finish and pendant setting, with incredible copper inlaid text throughout. The watch also includes robust and stunning gold-plated gears and 17 opulent jewels throughout the bridge plates. Finally, we paired the watch with our comfortable, artisan-designed stone leather watch strap, which further emphasizes the watch’s antique style.

The Illinois Watch Company initially produced the pocket watch in Springfield, Illinois, in 1923. The world was on the brink of a new era of innovation and progress. This year marked the first successful flight of the iconic Spirit of St. Louis, piloted by Charles Lindbergh. His daring solo flight from New York to Paris captured the world's imagination and set the stage for a new era of aviation.

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

Movement

  • Manufacturer: Illinois Watch Company
  • Serial Number: 4434033
  • Manufacture Year: 1923
  • Function: Manual Wind
  • Jewels: 17 Jewels
  • Hands: Original
  • Size: 12s
  • Power Reserve: ~36 Hours

What makes the Springfield 583 unique: Today, we’re pleased to showcase this historic piece that was originally manufactured by the Illinois Watch Company in 1923, the Springfield 583. This luxurious timepiece stands out with blued-steel gothic hands and dark, stylized numerals atop its beautifully aged dial. We love the way that this dial has been lightly worn away from years of use and exposure to oxygen and other elements. We brought even more sophistication to the original pocket watch by encasing it in our Machined Titanium case, and we equipped the watch with an exquisite knurled nickel crown. The back of our case features an exhibition-style back, enabling you to view the watch’s detailed and marvelous components. This movement is a 405-grade Autocrat movement with a nickel finish and pendant setting, with incredible copper inlaid text throughout. The watch also includes robust and stunning gold-plated gears and 17 opulent jewels throughout the bridge plates. Finally, we paired the watch with our comfortable, artisan-designed stone leather watch strap, which further emphasizes the watch’s antique style.

The Illinois Watch Company initially produced the pocket watch in Springfield, Illinois, in 1923. The world was on the brink of a new era of innovation and progress. This year marked the first successful flight of the iconic Spirit of St. Louis, piloted by Charles Lindbergh. His daring solo flight from New York to Paris captured the world's imagination and set the stage for a new era of aviation.

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