Pictured: “The Wells Dial” c.1900 One particularly interesting design proposed in response to the standard time adopted by the railroad industry is “The Wells Dial.” This unique dial exhibits one.
Pictured: Waltham “Twenty-Four Hour Division Dial” Fitted on a 18-Size P.S. Bartlett Movement, c.1907. The adoption of standard time by the railroad industry in 1883 spurred a flurry of innovative.
The enormous success of the “Veritas Model” following its launch in 1901 prompted the Elgin National Watch Company to create a hunting version of the model. At the time, hunting.
Shortly after the introduction of the new 18-Size railroad movements in 1901, the Elgin National Watch Company distributed a promotional booklet titled, “The Watch Word is Elgin: Timemakers and Timekeepers.”.
On March 1, 1901, the Elgin National Watch Company introduced a new line of 18-Size movements designed for approved railroad service. The No. 239 Veritas represented the 21-Jewel option, positioned.