U.S. Watch Co. "The President" 18-Size, Model 1892, 17 Jewels, c.1895 - Serial #150431 Movement In February 1894, John J. McGrane introduced "The President" watch for "Engineers and Railroad Men,".
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Private Label Trade Names on American Pocket Watches: “Burlington Watch Co.” Part 73: Railroad Grade Classification for 16-Size Burlington Watches
Private Label Trade Names on American Pocket Watches: “Burlington Watch Co.” Part 72: The Moser Burlington Watch
Pictured: “Men! A 21-Jewel Burlington Watch” The Winnipeg Tribune, August 17, 1928. With the exception of a single limited run, the watches manufactured at the Illinois watch factory for the.
Pictured: Santa Fe Special Watch Endorsement by Santa Fe Railroad Engineer Edward Whitcomb, The Topeka Daily Capital, October 7, 1914 The validity of a “railroad grade” classification is frequently questioned.
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,.