• The Chicago 199 (46mm)
  • The Chicago 199 (46mm)
  • The Chicago 199 (46mm)
  • The Chicago 199 (46mm)
  • The Chicago 199 (46mm)
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The Chicago 199 (46mm)

$1,345.00
  • Vendor: Vortic
  • Product Type: Watch
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DESCRIPTION

WATCH DESCRIPTION

Watch - "The Chicago” 199 is the 199th one-of-a-kind piece in Vortic's "Chicago " line of the American Artisan Series. This watch features a water-resistant, titanium 3D printed case with a raw titanium finish and a round nickel crown.  The mechanics of the restored movement are visible through the Gorilla Glass crystal of the exhibition style, stainless steel back.

Case - When powdered titanium is fused together one layer at a time in the direct metal laser sintering process (metal 3D printing), the outcome is a rough surface finish due to the layers in which it printed. Vortic lightly polishes and finishes each case before the heat treating and coloring process.

The raw case finish is the natural color of raw titanium.

Movement Info - This "315" grade movement was originally produced by the Elgin Watch Company in 1926. This manually wound movement is beautifully decorated, and has a fully jeweled gear train (15 jewels).

 

Original Serial: 29014008

 

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WATCH SPECS

  • Manufacturer: Vortic Watch Company
  • Product Year: 2018
  • Warranty: Vortic 2-Year Revolving Warranty
  • Watch Dimensions: 
    • Diameter = 46mm
    • Height = 12mm
    • Lug-to-Lug = 55mm
    • Lugs = 22mm
  • Case Finish: Raw Titanium
  • Crown/Hardware: Round Nickel
  • Crown Location: 12 O'Clock (Open Face)
  • Water Resistance: 1 ATM
  • Crystals: Anti-Fingerprint Gorilla Glass
  • Case Back: Exhibition, Stainless Steel
  • Hands: Original Blued Steel
  • Strap: Leather

MOVEMENT SPECS

  • Original Manufacturer: Elgin National Watch Company
  • Jewels: 15j
  • Size: 12s
  • Function: Manual Wind
  • Power Reserve: 36-42 Hours
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