Closeup of Elgin No. 376 Veritas #15569051, c.1911 In March 1901, the Elgin National Watch Company introduced the new "Veritas" model as a watch "specially constructed for railway watch inspection.".
When the National Watch Company was organized in 1865, former Chicago mayor Benjamin Wright Raymond was appointed as the company's first president. After organizing a factory at Elgin, Illinois, the.
c.1905 Elgin Grade 244. This watch represents a sensible mid-range option offered by the Elgin National Watch Company in the early 1900s. c.1905 Elgin Grade 244, Model 7, 17-Jewels -.
Pictured: B.H. Stief Private Label Dial on Elgin Grade 55 Movement, c.1874. American watch factories offered private label watches since nearly the beginning of the watch industry in the United.
Pictured: B.W. Raymond #180892 with Double-Sunk “Pennsylvania Railroad” Dial by the National Watch Company, c.1872. Around 1870, the National Watch Company began furnishing watches featuring custom-marked hand-painted dials for use.