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.
Charles P. Corliss was awarded four distinct U.S. patents for stem winding/setting mechanisms he created while model maker at the Elgin National Watch Company. Recently, we inspected the mechanism that.
Organized in April 1864 during the Civil War, the Tremont Watch Company represents an early building block in what would become the massive watch industry in America. A.O. Bigelow and.
In 1864, Aaron L Dennison and A.O. Bigelow organized the Tremont Watch Company in Boston, Massachusetts. The objective was to produce a "hybrid" movement, leveraging cheap manufacturing in Zurich, Switzerland.
In May 1878, the Illinois Springfield Watch Company distributed this price list catalog, featuring their full line of 18-Size and new 8-Size Ladies’ watches. Due to financial strains, the company.
In 1872, the United States Watch Company (Marion) distributed this price list to the trade, detailing the impressive products offered by the company, including their innovative “pendant winders.” At the.