Pictured: Closeup. Double-Sunk “Pennsylvania Railroad” Dial by the National Watch Company, c.1872. [Elgin B.W. Raymond Movement #180892] While stringent specifications eventually dictated the type of dial that was approved for.
Pictured: Grade 992 Advertisement Advertisement Featuring the No. 577 Dial, The Timekeeper, 1923. The No. 577 dial was another option available for 16-Size railroad watches offered by the Hamilton Watch.
Pictured: “Accuracy First is Safety First” Advertisement Featuring the No. 106/436 Style Dial, Baltimore and Ohio Employees Magazine, November 1914. The No. 106 (18-Size) and No. 436 (16-Size) dials were.
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.