One of my goals for 2021 was to write an article each day exploring deeper topics of American horology. I examined stories that intrigued me, identified key figures that are.
Private Label Trade Names on American Pocket Watches: The Non-Magnetic Watch Company: Part 46: Inside The Badollet Model: Closeup of the Palladium Alloy Compensation Balance
Pictured: Closeup of the Bi-Metallic Palladium Alloy Balance Patented by Paillard, From a Grade No. 73 Non-Magnetic Watch Co. of America Movement, #65426 On March 8, 1887, Charles-Auguste Paillard was.
Private Label Trade Names on American Pocket Watches: “Burlington Watch Co.” Part 56: The 21-Jewel Era
Pictured: Cover with “21 Jewels Exclusively,” c.1923 Burlington Watch Company Catalog. In October 1916, after nearly a decade of selling 19-Jewel watches via mail-order, the Burlington Watch Company upgraded their.
Under the Dial - Elgin National Watch Company - Grade 155 - 16-Size, 17 Jewels, c.1897 Yesterday, we took a look at the Elgin Grade 155, part of the company’s.
Balance Wheel from Illinois Watch Co. Grade 61 - 18-Size, Model 6, 17 Jewels, c.1900, Serial No. 1521597 A closer look at the balance wheel and Breguet hairspring from an.
Illinois Watch Co. Grade 61 - 18-Size, Model 6, 17 Jewels, c.1900, Serial No. 1521597 The Grade 61 was a mid-range 18-Size movement produced by the Illinois Watch Company in.