Pictured: Elgin National Watch Company No. 49 Railroad Dial The Elgin National Watch Company advertised the iconic No. 49 enamel dial specifically for railroad watches. The heavy Arabic numerals and.
Pictured: Ball “Official RR Standard” Railroad Dial, c.1905. Webb C. Ball was arguably the most prolific figure associated with time inspection on the railroads. As general time inspector for many.
Pictured: Elgin National Watch Co. “Sidewinder” Watch, Grade H.H. Taylor, c.1875. In addition to the more unusual dials that Webb C. Ball classified as “Freakish” Railroad Dials in his 1920.
Pictured: Replica Ball RR Ferguson Dial, c.1980s. Because the patented Ferguson Dials are a favorite amongst collectors, many reproductions and replicas have been created to offer an expensive replacement option,.
Pictured: “Ferguson Railroad Dial” Advertisement, The Jewelers’ Circular Weekly, November 5, 1913 The Ferguson Dial Company fervently advertised the patented “Ferguson Railroad Dial” in the early 1910s, especially in railroad.
Pictured: Advertisement Offering Stock in the Ferguson Dial Company, The Monroe News-Star, April 22, 1911 When Louis Buck Ferguson began selling his patented dial to the railroad industry, he ordered.