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Once Henry S. Montgomery introduced his “Safety Dial” to the broad watch market in 1910, the practical dial design became an instant success.  Royalty deals were arranged with the major watch factories in America, and Montgomery’s numerical dial was quickly accepted as the favorite option...
Pictured: Seth Thomas “Montgomery Dial” with Continuous Marginal Minute Figures, Fitted on an 18-Size “Railway” Movement. As the five-minute marginal figures became popular on American watch dials in the 1890s, railroad time inspector Henry S. Montgomery recognized an opportunity to create a dial featuring a...
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