Pictured: 18-Size Soft Glass Enamel Dial by the Elgin National Watch Company, showcasing the glossy reflection of direct light English Soft Enamel, commonly known as “Glass Enamel” in the trade,.
Pictured: 18-Size Hard Enamel Dial by the Elgin National Watch Company, showcasing the slightly diffused reflection of direct light When the early American watch industry was sparked in the 1850s,.
Pictured: Columbus Watch Company Advertisement published in the April 1890 issue of The Keystone Not to be outdone by Elgin and Waltham, the Columbus Watch Company also introduced a line.
Pictured: Horse Racing Dial by the American Waltham Watch Company, c.1890s. [Image Courtesy of Jones & Horan Auctions] The Elgin National Watch Company was not the only manufacturer to offer.
Pictured: Elgin National Watch Company “Odd Fellows, Initiatory Degree to Patriarchs Militant” Society Dial No. 1130, c. 1890s. On December 30, 1884, Henry Abbott, a leading innovator in the American.
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.