Pictured: Burlington Watch Company Sangamo Grade Movement Manufactured by the Illinois Watch Company, c.1907. Estimated Total Production: 100. Image Courtesy of AtlamWatches on Etsy, where this watch is currently for.
Pictured: Burlington Watch Company Grade 174 (Unadjusted) Movement Manufactured by the Illinois Watch Company, c.1908. The early 16-Size “Burlington Special” watches sold by the Burlington Watch Company were based on.
Pictured: B.H. Stief Private Label Movement, Elgin Grade 55, c.1874. The American watch factories offered special named movements as a desirable customization option for retailers, jobbers, and wholesalers. Since dials.
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.
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.