As we close out the study of Charles P. Corliss, we take a look at the evolution of his patented stem winding and setting designs. From the 1885 patented design.
Prior to his work as master model maker at the Elgin National Watch Company, Charles P. Corliss began learning his trade at a small jewelry store in his hometown in.
As master model maker at the Elgin National Watch Company, Charles P. Corliss worked on a variety of prototypes and experimental pieces. A patent issued to Corliss in April 1886.
Yesterday, we took a look at the snap-ring dial Charles P. Corliss patented in 1879 in an attempt to create an “interchangeable” watch while working at the Elgin National Watch.
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 Pelatiah Corliss was a model maker at the Elgin National Watch.