Special Tour Event Hosted by the Watch and Clock Museum

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  1. Gene Klodzen

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    WATCH AND CLOCK MUSEUM HOSTING VORTIC WATCH COMPANY TOUR EVENT

    COLUMBIA, PA: Vortic Watch Company is launching the Journeyman Series watch on Kickstarter and the founders have scheduled a tour across the United States in order to put prototypes in the hands of customers to let the quality and heritage of the product speak for itself. Join them when they come home to Lancaster County!

    The Vortic Watch Company founders will be visiting the National Watch and Clock Museum on Friday, July 29. A special “The Lancaster” piece will be inducted into the Museum as part of the event to honor Vortic’s work in preserving antique Hamilton pocket watch movements.

    A SCHEDULE FOR THE EVENT IS AS FOLLOWS:
    MEET THE MAKERS @ THE MUSEUM (Museum Admission Required)
    12:00 – 5:00 PM
    Learn about the history of American watch manufacturing with the Museum staff
    Meet the founders of Vortic Watch Company and see how their watches are built
    See beautiful antique Hamilton pocket and wristwatches originally made in Lancaster County
    Hold a 3D printed titanium watch developed at Penn State by Lancaster county men

    EXHIBIT INDUCTION CEREMONY
    5:30 PM – 6:00 PM (Please RSVP)
    Witness the ceremony and receive a complimentary champagne toast
    See exclusive Museum pieces like the original Hamilton production log books

    WATCH LOVER SOCIAL
    6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Tickets - $15)
    Bring your Hamilton wrist or pocket watch to learn more about its history
    Socialize with other locals, guests, the Museum staff, and the Vortic watchmakers
    Complimentary beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres courtesy of Vortic Watch Company

    Those who visit the Museum from 12 – 8 PM and make a minimum donation of $20 have a chance to win a Railroad edition watch worth over $5,000! Tickets for the Watch Lover Social may be purchased by visiting the Museum’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/1620201228270965 or by contacting the Museum at 717-684-8261, ext. 211.

    Kim Craven
    NAWCC Marketing and Events Coordinator
    kcraven@nawcc.org
    p: 717.684.8261 Ext.231Ho
     
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