Pictured: Excerpt from 1886 Robbins & Appleton Price List Catalog By the 1880s, the most prominent American watch companies offered special named movements and dials for retailers, jobbers, and wholesalers.
Pictured: B.H. Stief Private Label Dial on Elgin Grade 55 Movement, c.1874. American watch factories offered private label watches since nearly the beginning of the watch industry in the United.
Pictured: Closeup. Double-Sunk “Pennsylvania Railroad” Dial by the National Watch Company, c.1872. [Elgin B.W. Raymond Movement #180892] While stringent specifications eventually dictated the type of dial that was approved for.
Pictured: Grade 992 Advertisement Advertisement Featuring the No. 577 Dial, The Timekeeper, 1923. The No. 577 dial was another option available for 16-Size railroad watches offered by the Hamilton Watch.
Pictured: “Accuracy First is Safety First” Advertisement Featuring the No. 106/436 Style Dial, Baltimore and Ohio Employees Magazine, November 1914. The No. 106 (18-Size) and No. 436 (16-Size) dials were.
Pictured: “The Railroad Timekeeper of America” Advertisement Featuring the No. 258 Montgomery Dial, Baltimore and Ohio Employees Magazine, October 1913. The No. 258 Montgomery Dial frequently appeared in advertisements by.