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.
At first glance, many early movements produced by the early American watch companies appear to have screw-set jewel settings. However, under close inspection, these movements reveal scribed circles designed to.