Pictured: Duff & Sollace Dial Advertisement, c.1895 (Reproduced in Seth Thomas Watches, 1885-1915 by Chris H. Bailey). The Duff & Sollace Dial Company was organized November 19, 1895 in Thomaston, Connecticut with a capital stock of $5,000, largely funded by George R. Duff. The company,...
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,.