Pictured: Closeup of Hamilton Watch Company Melamine Dial Showing Cracks, c.1952. The meeting organized at the Hamilton Watch Company on October 10, 1949 set forth the scaled production of new.
Pictured: Closeup of Hamilton Watch Company Melamine Dial Showing Cracks, c.1952. After the experimental batches of the new melamine dials proved to be a success, the Hamilton Watch Company met.
Pictured: Melamine Dial Buffing Machines at the Hamilton Watch Company Factory, Excerpt from “Research Provides New Materials For R.R. Type Dials,” Timely Topics, July 1953. Around 1945, the Hamilton Watch.
Pictured: Newspaper Excerpt Featuring Melamine Dinnerware, The Evening Eagle (Wichita, Kansas), November 11, 1953. Melamine was initially discovered by German chemist Justus von Liebig in 1834. Despite having unique properties,.
Pictured: Hamilton Watch Company Melamine Dial Showing Cracks, c.1952. In October 1946, the Hamilton Watch Company began manufacturing watch dials using melamine, a thermoplastic material that had recently been commercialized..
Pictured: Closeup Detail of a 1930s Metal Dial Manufactured by the Elgin National Watch Company Following the decision at the Elgin Watch factory to transition to applying a thin metallic.