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,.
As we close out the study of Charles P. Corliss, we take a look at the evolution of his patented stem winding and setting designs. From the 1885 patented design.
Until 1888, all 16-Size grades offered by the Elgin National Watch Company were exclusively lever-set. As the market began trending toward the convenience of pendant-set watches, Elgin responded with the.
As master model maker at the Elgin National Watch Company, Charles P. Corliss worked on a variety of prototypes and experimental pieces. A patent issued to Corliss in April 1886.
Charles P. Corliss was awarded four distinct U.S. patents for stem winding/setting mechanisms he created while model maker at the Elgin National Watch Company. Recently, we inspected the mechanism that.
Today, we take a look under the dial of an Elgin Grade 155, originally introduced in 1896. The pendant setting mechanism was a patented design created by Charles Pelatiah Corliss,.