Elgin Grade 91 movement behind the dial featured in yesterday’s post. While factory records list a single run of 1,000 serial numbers designated for the Grade 91, it is estimated.
Pictured: Early Arabic Dial on Elgin Interchangeable Movement, c.1885. Until the 1880s, watch dials manufactured in the United States almost exclusively featured Roman Numeral hourly indicators. Not only was this.
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.
Pictured: Early “National Watch Co.” Dial Produced by John Webb’s Department The dial-making expertise exhibited by John Webb at the American Watch Company earned him quite the reputation. Around 1866,.
Illustration of Paul Morphy's Custom Chess-Themed Pocket Watch The magnificent hand-painted dial by John Webb is the only known part to survive from Paul Morphy’s chess-themed pocket watch presented to.