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.
Pictured: Early Double-Sunk “Elgin Nat’l Watch Co.” Dial, c.1874 Early double-sunk dials produced at the Elgin factory are frequently marred by a mysterious circular crack around the inner perimeter of.
Pictured: Early “National Watch Co.” Dial Produced by John Webb’s Department The dial-making expertise exhibited by John Webb at the American Watch Company earned him quite the reputation. Around 1866,.