Pictured: “Paillard’s Non-Magnetic Balances” Illustrations (Theodore Gribi), Western Electrician, September 22, 1888 After non-magnetic watches and anti-magnetic shields were introduced to the market in the 1880s, the industry was flooded.
Pictured: Geneva Non-Magnetic Watch Company Advertisement, Electrical Review, September 3, 1887 In February 1887, General advertisements for the Geneva Non-Magnetic Watch Company began appearing in the United States. However, most.
Pictured: Dynamo Room of the Brush Electric Light Station in Philadelphia, The Electrical World, February 12, 1887. In the March 1888 edition of the Journal of the Franklin Institute, Professor.
Pictured: “Testing Waltham Watches with the Great Cannon Magnets, Willet’s Point N.Y.” - Scientific American, April 14, 1888. Following Thomas Edison’s endorsement praising the Non-Magnetic Watch Company’s watches, Waltham fired.
Pictured: Thomas Edison’s Jumbo Dynamo (Electric Generator) Charles-Auguste Paillard originally developed palladium alloys for use in fine marine chronometers due to the non-corrosive properties of the alloy. In the 1880s,.
Pictured: Magnetized Balance and Hairspring As electricity was fervently adopted in the late 1800s to power lighting and other devices, the influence of magnetism on watches became a more significant.