Elgin Grade 373 Father Time Watch: Movement While several Elgin grades featured the "Father Time" name, this watch is from the first of only three runs designated for the Grade 373 production, manufactured around 1910. The 16-Size Model 14 movement features 21 jewels in raised...
Private Label Trade Names on American Pocket Watches: “Burlington Watch Co.” Part 57: 1916 Newspaper Excerpts Showcasing the Jewel Transition
Pictured: Burlington Watch Company Advertisements, The Courier-Journal, September 10, 1916 (19 Jewels) and October 8, 1916 (21 Jewels). In October 1916, the Burlington Watch Company upgraded its 19-Jewel product line.
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.