c.1880 Lancaster Watch Co. "Grim Reaper" Trade Card This c.1880 Lancaster Watch Co. trade card was graciously digitized by an anonymous member of our community. The illustration depicts the grim.
Pictured: Patent Celluloid Watch Dial from the Keystone Watch Company with excerpt from the March 1888 issue of The Jewelers’ Circular and Horological Review. In February 1888, while Abraham Bitner.
Pictured: Abraham Bitner, Published in History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania by Ellis and Evans, 1883 From an early age, Abraham Bitner was involved in many business ventures around Lancaster, Pennsylvania,.
Pictured: Flat Metal Reverse of Celluloid Watch Dial from the Keystone Watch Company One of the primary claims of distinction in Abraham Bitner’s 1881 patent application for his paper dial.
Pictured: Edge of Celluloid Watch Dials from the Keystone Watch Company Showing Paper Substrate Despite the failure of Abraham Bitner’s patented paper dial at the Lancaster Watch Company during the.
Pictured: Abraham Bitner’s Patented Paper Watch Dial on a Lancaster Watch Company “Comet” Movement [Courtesy of Heritage Auctions] Before Abraham Bitner used celluloid in the late 1880s as an alternative.