Pictured: E. Howard Extra Thin Watch Advertisement, Published in the January 1908 Issue of The Keystone In the midst of Elgin and Waltham introducing new lines of extra-thin watches, the.
Pictured: 1882 Elgin Material Catalog Showing Hard vs. Soft Enamel Dial Pricing [Catalog Scans Courtesy of Rick Hufnagel] Innovative and novel products commonly demand a premium when first introduced to.
Pictured: Edge of 18-Size Soft Glass Enamel Dial by the Elgin National Watch Company, showcasing the two layers of glass (soft) enamel applied to the front of the dial. The.
Pictured: The Eaton Dial Factory (2nd Floor of the Hampton Mills Building), c.1890s In March 1892, The Eaton Dial Manufacturing Company was organized with a capital stock of $7,000 at.
Pictured: Elgin Colored Enamel Dial with Gold Embellishments, c.1880s. The 1880s proved to be a pivotal decade for the manufacturing of watch dials. Experimentation with different methods led to innovative.
Pictured: Elgin White Double-Sunk Enamel Dial, c.1900. The quartz watch is a relatively modern invention, allowing accurate timepieces to be produced inexpensively. However, the watchmaking industry was using quartz well.