Pictured: Case Options for the Santa Fe Special Watch, c.1920 Santa Fe Special Catalog The Santa Fe Watch Company offered various case designs for customers to personalize their Santa Fe.
Pictured: Closeup Details of Elgin National Watch Company “Masonic, Knights Templar” Society Dial No. 1117, c.1890s. In August 1889, the Elgin National Watch Company introduced a line of society and.
Pictured: Elgin Nat’l Watch Co. Black Enamel Double-Sunk Dial, c.1885. While uncommon, black enamel dials were offered on American pocket watches as early as the 1870s. The deep black enamel.
Pictured: “Western Special” Swiss Import Dial in the O’Hara Style, c.1900 By 1909, the O’Hara Waltham Dial Company was the last remaining independent dial manufacturing operation in America. Techniques developed.
Pictured: Elgin Pink Enameled Fancy Dial with Silver and Gold Embellishments, c.1890s. While colored enameled dials were sparsely available in the American market prior to the 1880s, it was not.
Pictured: Elgin Colored Enamel Dial with Gold Embellishments, c.1880s. The 1880s proved to be a pivotal decade for the manufacturing of watch dials. Experimentation with different methods led to innovative.