Pictured: B.H. Stief Private Label Movement, Elgin Grade 55, c.1874. The American watch factories offered special named movements as a desirable customization option for retailers, jobbers, and wholesalers. Since dials.
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.
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: 1915 A.C. Becken Catalog Excerpt Featuring Elgin’s No. 49 and Minute Numerical Dials The “No. 49” Dial and the “Minute Numerical” Dials were the primary options offered for railroad.
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.