Pictured: Elgin National Watch Co. Watch with Conversion Dial. As more railroads required watches to feature a pendant at the 12:00 position to qualify for service, conversion dials became a.
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: Backs of Ferguson Dials with Swiss Style Codes. [Various Images Courtesy of Jones & Horan Auctions] Shortly after the Ferguson Dial Company was organized by Louis Buck Ferguson, dials.
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: Original Hour and Minute Hands Packaged with an Original 8112 Ferguson Dial, c.1915. Due to the unusual arrangement of the figures on Louis Buck Ferguson’s patented dial design, each.
Pictured: Original Box Lid for 8112 Ferguson Dial, c.1915. The Ferguson Dial Company primarily sold Louis Buck Ferguson’s patented dial as an aftermarket replacement for standard or damaged dials. Ferguson.