Pictured: Case Options for the Santa Fe Special Watch, c.1920 Santa Fe Special Catalog The Santa Fe Watch Company offered various case designs for customers to personalize their Santa Fe.
The process of manufacturing Venetian hard enamel dials is very similar to manufacturing English soft glass enamel dials. In both instances, hard enamel is utilized for the backs of the.
Venetian Hard Enamel vs. English Soft Enamel Dials: Part 3 – The Process of Making Glass Enamel Dials
Venetian Hard Enamel vs. English Soft Enamel Dials: Part 2 – The Development of Glass Enamel Dials in America
Pictured: 18-Size Soft Glass Enamel Dial by the Elgin National Watch Company, showcasing the glossy reflection of direct light English Soft Enamel, commonly known as “Glass Enamel” in the trade,.
Pictured: 12-Size Runic Dial by the American Waltham Watch Company [Courtesy of Jones & Horan Auctions] In addition to specialty society and sporting dials, customers were also offered the option.
Pictured: Knights of Pythias Uniform Rank Society Dial No. 1146 by the Elgin National Watch Company, c.1890s. This “Knights of Pythias Uniform Rank” dial was offered by the Elgin National.
Pictured: Closeup Details of Elgin National Watch Company “Masonic, Knights Templar” Society Dial No. 1117, c.1890s. In August 1889, the Elgin National Watch Company introduced a line of society and.