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.
Charles P. Corliss, Model Maker at the Elgin National Watch CompanyPhotograph Published in The Watch Word, January 1922 Charles Peletiab Corliss was a model maker at the Elgin National Watch.
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.
Early in the history of American watchmaking, the bustling town of Springfield, Massachusetts produced fine watch movements for a nation eager for a new start following the Civil War. For.
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.
President Ulysses S. Grant was often photographed with a pocket watch chain fashionably hanging from his left vest pocket. While many presidential timepieces have been documented, not much is known.