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.
Pictured: Early “National Watch Co.” Dial Produced by John Webb’s Department The dial-making expertise exhibited by John Webb at the American Watch Company earned him quite the reputation. Around 1866,.
Continuing the article from yesterday describing the early process of dial production at the National Watch Company: “Then the dial goes to an artist, who, holding it under a magnifier,.
In 1869, Harper’s Monthly Magazine published an article by Albert D. Richardson describing his recent visit to the National Watch Company factory in Elgin, Illinois. Within a series of department.
Sales of Elgin’s 18-Size “Veritas Model” began to suffer in the 1910s as the market trended toward smaller watches. When the model was officially retired, existing inventory was sold to.
A quick look between the plates of an Elgin 390 B.W. Raymond reveals the winding mechanism, mainspring barrel, and train. Conventional American pocket watch trains are composed of five wheels..