Pictured: Montgomery’s Type II Safety Dial, Fitted on an Elgin 16-Size Grade 453 Movement, c.1920. Henry S. Montgomery introduced his new “Safety Dial” design to the market in April 1920.
Pictured: Seth Thomas “Montgomery Dial” with Continuous Marginal Minute Figures, Fitted on an 18-Size “Railway” Movement. As the five-minute marginal figures became popular on American watch dials in the 1890s,.
Elgin Grade 91 movement behind the dial featured in yesterday’s post. While factory records list a single run of 1,000 serial numbers designated for the Grade 91, it is estimated.
The No. 214 Veritas movement introduced by the Elgin National Watch Company in 1901 represents the first 23-Jewel railroad watch produced by the company. Adorned with the name “Veritas,” this.
Elgin Watch Co. Grade 156 - 16-Size, Model 6, 21 Jewels, c.1909, Serial No. 13504069. The Elgin Grade 156 represents one of the finest 16-Size watches offered by the Elgin.
Prior to his work as master model maker at the Elgin National Watch Company, Charles P. Corliss began learning his trade at a small jewelry store in his hometown in.