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 by Daniel O’Hara and his company had been “borrowed” by Swiss dial makers, and inexpensive...
O'Hara Waltham Dial Co. No. 153 Shortly after Daniel O’Hara organized his dial manufacturing operation in the early 1890s, the O’Hara Waltham Dial Company quickly became the premier specialty dial.
Pictured: American Waltham Blue/Gold Fancy Dial (Unmarked, Considered to be an O’Hara Dial), c.1894. In 1890, the Waltham Dial Company was organized to satisfy the demand for fashionable “fancy dials.”.