This image exhibits the pillar plate jeweling on a Waltham Model 1857 Appleton, Tracy & Co. movement to contrast the 11-Jewel P.S. Bartlett that is only jeweled on the upper.
To contrast the recent posts related to the practice of faux jewel settings, this image represents true jewel settings on a Waltham Model 1857 Appleton, Tracy & Co. grade. A.
Finishing detail on American pocket watch movements is often overlooked, especially under the dial - a location the customer would never see. However, a quick peek under the dial can.