Pictured: Patent Celluloid Watch Dial from the Keystone Watch Company with excerpt from the March 1888 issue of The Jewelers’ Circular and Horological Review. In February 1888, while Abraham Bitner.
Pictured: Flat Metal Reverse of Celluloid Watch Dial from the Keystone Watch Company One of the primary claims of distinction in Abraham Bitner’s 1881 patent application for his paper dial.
Pictured: Abraham Bitner’s Patented Paper Watch Dial on a Lancaster Watch Company “Comet” Movement [Courtesy of Heritage Auctions] Before Abraham Bitner used celluloid in the late 1880s as an alternative.
Pictured: Elgin National Watch Company “Odd Fellows, Initiatory Degree to Patriarchs Militant” Society Dial No. 1130, c. 1890s. On December 30, 1884, Henry Abbott, a leading innovator in the American.
Pictured: Original Hour and Minute Hands Packaged with an Original 8112 Ferguson Dial, c.1915. Due to the unusual arrangement of the figures on Louis Buck Ferguson’s patented dial design, each.
Pictured: Back of Hamilton 8112 Ferguson Dial Showing Patent Dates, c.1915. After Louis Buck Ferguson created his unique dial, he aimed to protect the design internationally by submitting patent applications.