Pictured: Illustration of the Ogden Mansion After the Fire, 1871 (top). Stereoscopic View - Mahlon D. Ogden Mansion, After the Great Chicago Fire, Published by W.D. Fay & Co., 1871.
Pictured: Building at Corner of Lake and Clark Streets (National Watch Company Sales Office), Chicago, After the Great Chicago Fire in 1871. [A brief departure from our ongoing study of.
Pictured: “$1,000 Burlington Challenge” Burlington Watch Company Catalog, c.1911. To further position the “Burlington Watch” against the watches offered by the largest watch factories in America, the Burlington Watch Company.
Pictured: “Exposed! Trust Method Contracts,” Burlington Watch Company Catalog, c.1911. The Burlington Watch Company leveraged its fight against the “watch trust” to elicit respect from potential customers for their noble.
Pictured: B.H. Stief Private Label Movement, Elgin Grade 55, c.1874. The American watch factories offered special named movements as a desirable customization option for retailers, jobbers, and wholesalers. Since dials.
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.