Pictured: “Are You Being Handicapped with an Inaccurate Watch?” Advertisement Featuring the No. 527/576 Style Dial, Baltimore and Ohio Employees Magazine, June 1920. The No. 257 (18-Size) and No. 576.
Pictured: Illinois Watch Company “Arrows Out” Bunn Special Dial (Image courtesy of Jones & Horan Auctions) In December 1927, Hamilton Watch Company agreed to purchase the Illinois Watch Company factory.
Pictured: Elgin National Watch Company Railroad Dial No. 2399, c.1902. Before introducing the iconic No. 49 railroad dial around 1908, the double-sunk No. 2399 dial was one of the most.
Pictured: 1915 A.C. Becken Catalog Excerpt Featuring Elgin’s No. 49 and Minute Numerical Dials The “No. 49” Dial and the “Minute Numerical” Dials were the primary options offered for railroad.
Pictured: Elgin National Watch Co. Watch with Conversion Dial. As more railroads required watches to feature a pendant at the 12:00 position to qualify for service, conversion dials became a.
Pictured: Elgin National Watch Co. “Sidewinder” Watch, Grade H.H. Taylor, c.1875. In addition to the more unusual dials that Webb C. Ball classified as “Freakish” Railroad Dials in his 1920.