As with any intricate machine containing delicate parts, dust and foreign particles can greatly affect the performance and potentially damage a pocket watch movement. This is especially true for full plate models, where the mechanics are fitted between two large plates, leaving ample space for...
Tremont Watch Co.
Organized in April 1864 during the Civil War, the Tremont Watch Company represents an early building block in what would become the massive watch industry in America. A.O. Bigelow and.
In 1864, Aaron L Dennison and A.O. Bigelow organized the Tremont Watch Company in Boston, Massachusetts. The objective was to produce a "hybrid" movement, leveraging cheap manufacturing in Zurich, Switzerland.