During the early years of the American watch industry, each dial was meticulously hand-painted, proving to be one of the most time consuming elements in the production process. After the.
Arabic Serpentine Dial - American Watch Company (Waltham) Grade Appleton, Tracy & Co. - 18-Size, Model 1857, 15 Jewels, c.1859, Serial No. 17939. Roman Numeral dials dominated market trends during.
The Appleton, Tracy & Co. grade produced by the American Watch Company (Waltham) has roots that run deep in the company’s history. In 1850, Aaron Dennison, Edward Howard, David P..
One of the challenges in maintaining the Pocket Watch Database is how to approach situations where the factory records are in conflict with surviving specimens. Usually, it is not as.
To contrast the recent posts related to the practice of faux jewel settings, this image represents true jewel settings on a Waltham Model 1857 Appleton, Tracy & Co. grade. A.
Yesterday, we evaluated the practice of applying faux jewel settings to the early eleven-jewel movements manufactured by the American watch companies to enhance the visual appeal. While certain characteristics can.