Pictured: Burlington Special Standard Dial, c.1908 During the early evolution of the “Burlington Special” watch, the Burlington Watch Company offered customers a small selection of dial options. The standard “Burlington.
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: Grade 992 Advertisement Advertisement Featuring the No. 577 Dial, The Timekeeper, 1923. The No. 577 dial was another option available for 16-Size railroad watches offered by the Hamilton Watch.
Pictured: Illinois Watch Company “Flying J” Bunn Special Dial (Image courtesy of Jones & Horan Auctions) During the “Hamilton Era,” the Illinois Watch Company also furnished dials with markings promoting.
Pictured: Illinois Watch Company “Arrows Out” Bunn Special Dial (Image courtesy of Jones & Horan Auctions) In December 1927, Hamilton Watch Company agreed to purchase the Illinois Watch Company factory.
Pictured: Illinois Watch Company Railroad Dial No. 114 (Bunn Special Dial), c.1922 The Bunn Special represents the most iconic railroad watch offered by the Illinois Watch Company. The No. 114.