The Appleton, Tracy & Co. grade produced by the American Watch Company (Waltham) has roots that run deep in the company’s history. In 1850, Aaron Dennison, Edward Howard, David P..
One of the challenges in maintaining the Pocket Watch Database is how to approach situations where the factory records are in conflict with surviving specimens. Usually, it is not as.
Today’s post is a fun photo to close out the study on Elgin’s 18-Size “Veritas Model,” featuring a large c.1910 Elgin Grade 240 and several 1911 T205 “Gold Border” baseball.
In addition to creating one of the most iconic works of art in American horology, William A. Gabriel also designed a repeating watch mechanism while chief designer at the Elgin.
Every new model design at the Elgin National Watch Company started on paper in the drafting department. When the “Veritas Model” was envisioned in the late 1890s, the company turned.
When the new “Veritas Model” was launched in 1901, each movement was equipped with George Hunter’s patented recoiling click. This design was originally introduced with the 16-Size “Model 1895” and.