Pictured: Ajax Insulator with Original Box [Images Courtesy of eBay Seller baubles-and-buttons] The anti-magnetic Ajax Insulators sold by the Newark Watch Case Company typically featured a glossy black exterior and.
Pictured: “The Giles Patent Anti-Magnetic Shield” Advertisement, The Jewelers’ Circular and Horological Review, 1884 (Unknown Issue) As electricity was being adopted across the globe in the 1880s, the watch industry.
Pictured: Paillard’s Palladium Balance and Hairspring Charles-Auguste Paillard was granted a patent in the United States for his palladium alloy compensation balance on March 8, 1887. The remaining patents issued.
Pictured: C.A. Paillard’s Palladium Compensation Balance U.S. Patent #359093. In addition to seeking patents in Europe, Charles-Auguste Paillard submitted patent applications in the United States to protect the use of.
Pictured: C.A. Paillard’s Palladium Hairspring English Patent #6367. In the late 1870s, after a decade of experimentation, Charles-Auguste Paillard successfully developed a palladium alloy that was immune to corrosion, featured.
Pictured: Charles-Auguste Paillard Portrait [Courtesy of hautehorlogerie.org] In 1840, Charles-Auguste Paillard was born in the Swiss village of Sainte-Croix. His father was a watch adjuster by trade, and his mother.