H.H. Taylor (Private Label) #246713 As discussed in the previous article, the very first stem wind movements emerged from the Elgin factory in June of 1873. These movements were key-set.
Elgin Grade 91 movement behind the dial featured in yesterday’s post. While factory records list a single run of 1,000 serial numbers designated for the Grade 91, it is estimated.
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.
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.
Yesterday, we evaluated the practice of applying faux jewel settings to the early eleven-jewel movements manufactured by the American watch companies to enhance the visual appeal. While certain characteristics can.
The earliest Model 1857 movements manufactured by Waltham feature a “sprung-under” hairspring and balance. In this arrangement, the hairspring is fitted underneath the balance wheel, and the balance cock can.