Private Label Trade Names on American Pocket Watches: “Burlington Watch Co.” Part 71: The Great Transition
Pictured: “Hamilton Buys Illinois Watch Firm Outright.” Lancaster New Era, December 29, 1927. Since the “Burlington Special” was introduced in 1908, the Burlington Watch Company had always utilized movements manufactured.
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.
Private Label Trade Names on American Pocket Watches: “Burlington Watch Co.” Part 42: The Guarantee Certificate
Private Label Trade Names on American Pocket Watches: “Burlington Watch Co.” Part 26: The Babson Bros. Headquarters
Pictured: The Babson Bros. Warehouse in Chicago, Edison Phonograph Monthly, May 1907 The Babson Bros. operated their enormous mail-order business enterprise from the west side of Chicago, fulfilling orders as.
Pictured: Waltham “Twenty-Four Hour Division Dial” Fitted on a 18-Size P.S. Bartlett Movement, c.1907. The adoption of standard time by the railroad industry in 1883 spurred a flurry of innovative.