Pictured: Burlington Watch Company Grade 174 (Unadjusted) Movement Manufactured by the Illinois Watch Company, c.1908. The early 16-Size “Burlington Special” watches sold by the Burlington Watch Company were based on.
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.
Pictured: Backs of Ferguson Dials with Swiss Style Codes. [Various Images Courtesy of Jones & Horan Auctions] Shortly after the Ferguson Dial Company was organized by Louis Buck Ferguson, dials.
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.
In the 1880s, American watch factories were developing new procedures to increase the efficiency of mass production. During this time, the craft of meticulously hand-painting dials was replaced by innovative.
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.