Pictured: Grade No. 73 Non-Magnetic Watch Co. of America Movement, #61818 The Geneva Non-Magnetic Watch Company introduced the Badollet Model movements to the American market in 1887. This model, representing.
Pictured: Landis Watch Co. “King Landis” (Grade 273) [Image Courtesy of PWDB User theorris] Even though the Landis Watch Company was incorporated in August 1909, production of the “Landis Watch.
Pictured: 1915 A.C. Becken Catalog Excerpt Featuring Elgin’s No. 49 and Minute Numerical Dials The “No. 49” Dial and the “Minute Numerical” Dials were the primary options offered for railroad.
Pictured: Elgin Dial Showing Hunter’s Notched Dial Feet On July 31, 1894, George E. Hunter was granted a patent for his notched dial foot design, created to easily and securely.
Pictured: Melamine Dial Buffing Machines at the Hamilton Watch Company Factory, Excerpt from “Research Provides New Materials For R.R. Type Dials,” Timely Topics, July 1953. Around 1945, the Hamilton Watch.
Pictured: Hamilton Watch Company Melamine Dial Showing Cracks, c.1952. In October 1946, the Hamilton Watch Company began manufacturing watch dials using melamine, a thermoplastic material that had recently been commercialized..