Pictured: Portrait of Henry S. Montgomery, Published in the Santa Fe Magazine, March 1924. Henry S. Montgomery established the watch service department of the Santa Fe Railway System and served.
Modern collectors and researchers have argued whether the “6” hour figure must appear on a marginal figure dial to be classified as a “true” Montgomery dial. This conundrum appears to.
Pictured: Illustration of U.S. Patent #54950, Montgomery’s Type II Safety Dial Design After failing to receive a patent for his 1899 “Safety Dial” design, Henry S. Montgomery became committed to.
Pictured: Advertisement for Montgomery’s Second “Safety Dial,” Published in the April 21, 1920 issue of The Topeka State Journal. Since the introduction of his first “Safety Dial” on the Santa.
Introduction of the Continuous Marginal Minute Figures on American Watch Dials – The “Montgomery Dial”
Pictured: Seth Thomas “Montgomery Dial” with Continuous Marginal Minute Figures, Fitted on an 18-Size “Railway” Movement. As the five-minute marginal figures became popular on American watch dials in the 1890s,.
Pictured: Hand-Painted Chronograph Dial with Red Marginal Five-Minute Figures, Fitted on a Waltham 14-Size Riverside Chronograph, c.1882. The familiar five-minute marginal track featured on a variety of American watch dials.