Pictured: Illinois Watch Company Factory with Dial Department Highlighted, c.1880. In January 1892, the Springfield Enameling Company began operations out of the existing dial department at the Illinois Watch Company factory. The new company, managed by George Mayer, was offered the opportunity to use the...
Eaton Dial Manufacturing Company
Pictured: William Sylvester Eaton, c.1924. William Sylvester Eaton was a pivotal figure in the American watch industry. After spending his childhood in Waltham, Massachusetts, Eaton moved to Sag Harbor, New.
Pictured: The Eaton Dial Factory (2nd Floor of the Hampton Mills Building), c.1890s In March 1892, The Eaton Dial Manufacturing Company was organized with a capital stock of $7,000 at.