Modern collectors and researchers have argued whether the “6” hour figure must appear on a marginal figure dial to be classified as a “true” Montgomery dial. This conundrum appears to.
Pictured: Illustration of U.S. Patent #54950, Montgomery’s Type II Safety Dial Design After failing to receive a patent for his 1899 “Safety Dial” design, Henry S. Montgomery became committed to.
Once Henry S. Montgomery introduced his “Safety Dial” to the broad watch market in 1910, the practical dial design became an instant success. Royalty deals were arranged with the major.