Illinois Watch Company 12-Size Extra-Thin Model 3 Compared to Standard Model 3 When the Illinois Watch Company introduced their extra-thin 12-Size Model 3 around 1921, the movement had been refined.
During the early introduction of soft enamel dials to the broader watch market in the 1870s and 1880s, the term “soft enamel” was used to describe them, logically contrasting the.
H.H. Taylor (Private Label) #246713 As discussed in the previous article, the very first stem wind movements emerged from the Elgin factory in June of 1873. These movements were key-set.
Pictured: Early Double-Sunk “Elgin Nat’l Watch Co.” Dial, c.1874 Early double-sunk dials produced at the Elgin factory are frequently marred by a mysterious circular crack around the inner perimeter of.
One of the challenges in maintaining the Pocket Watch Database is how to approach situations where the factory records are in conflict with surviving specimens. Usually, it is not as.
This image exhibits the pillar plate jeweling on a Waltham Model 1857 Appleton, Tracy & Co. movement to contrast the 11-Jewel P.S. Bartlett that is only jeweled on the upper.