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: B.W. Raymond #180892 with Double-Sunk “Pennsylvania Railroad” Dial by the National Watch Company, c.1872. Around 1870, the National Watch Company began furnishing watches featuring custom-marked hand-painted dials for use.
A reader inquired about the differences between the Elgin No. 49 Dial and the Illinois No. 114 (Bunn Special) Dial. Both were utilized heavily on railroad watches offered by the.
Pictured: Elgin National Watch Company Railroad Dial No. 2399, c.1902. Before introducing the iconic No. 49 railroad dial around 1908, the double-sunk No. 2399 dial was one of the most.
Pictured: Elgin National Watch Company No. 49 (No. 2637) Single-Sunk Dial While Elgin’s iconic No. 49 railroad dial is generally seen in a double-sunk form, the company also furnished a.
Pictured: Elgin National Watch Company Dials (Showing Dial No. 2637), 1909 Material Catalog Supplement When the Elgin National Watch Company introduced their iconic railroad dial around 1908, the original part.