Once Henry S. Montgomery introduced his “Safety Dial” to the broad watch market in 1910, the practical dial design became an instant success. Royalty deals were arranged with the major.
H.H. Taylor (Private Label) #246713 As discussed in the previous article, the very first stem wind movements emerged from the Elgin factory in June of 1873. These movements were key-set.
Enamel Watch Dial Featuring 1909 Packard Model 18 Touring Car, Fitted on an Elgin 18-Size Grade 207 Another fantastic example of illustrative dials applied using image transfer techniques in the.
Pictured: c.1909 Watch Dial Commemorating The 1908 World’s Cruise, Depicting the USS Connecticut Battleship, Fitted on an Elgin Grade 291 Movement. Using newly-developed image transfer techniques, illustrative dials were also.
Elgin Grade 91 movement behind the dial featured in yesterday’s post. While factory records list a single run of 1,000 serial numbers designated for the Grade 91, it is estimated.
Pictured: Early Arabic Dial on Elgin Interchangeable Movement, c.1885. Until the 1880s, watch dials manufactured in the United States almost exclusively featured Roman Numeral hourly indicators. Not only was this.