Fort Collins Startup Resurrects Antique Pocket Watches

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Photo: Vortic Watch Company pocketwatch
A Waltham-made timepiece that Colorado's Vortic Watch Company uses in their 100 percent American-made watches.

Two young entrepreneurs in Colorado are salvaging antique pocket watches, and by using 3D printing and some new materials, turning last century’s technology into something thoroughly modern. Curt Nickisch, from WBUR, visited Vortic Watch Company's workshop on an old farm on the edge of Fort Collins.