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.
A reader inquired about the differences between the Elgin No. 49 Dial and the Illinois No. 114 (Bunn Special) Dial. Both were utilized heavily on railroad watches offered by the.
Pictured: Elgin National Watch Company Railroad Dial No. 2399, c.1902. Before introducing the iconic No. 49 railroad dial around 1908, the double-sunk No. 2399 dial was one of the most.