Rockford Watch Company Grade 545 Rating Certificate for Movement #560054, August 1904 Around 1906, the Rockford Watch Company attempted to gain more market share by leveraging stricter specifications required for.
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,".
Pictured: Geneva Non-Magnetic Watch Company Advertisement, Locomotive Engineers’ Journal, August 1887 As soon as the Geneva Non-Magnetic Watch Company was able to introduce their new watches to the American market,.
“Our 21 Jewel Smashes Prices” Baltimore and Ohio Magazine, September 1920. In contrast to the Santa Fe Watch Company that sold watches with identical traits, the Burlington Watch Company never.
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.
Pictured: Advertisement for the Santa Fe Special and Illinois Special Watches published in The Topeka State Journal, May 7, 1915. The actual purchase price of the Santa Fe Special watches.