Pictured: “$1,000 Burlington Challenge” Burlington Watch Company Catalog, c.1911. To further position the “Burlington Watch” against the watches offered by the largest watch factories in America, the Burlington Watch Company.
Pictured: “Exposed! Trust Method Contracts,” Burlington Watch Company Catalog, c.1911. The Burlington Watch Company leveraged its fight against the “watch trust” to elicit respect from potential customers for their noble.
Pictured: Excerpt from 1886 Robbins & Appleton Price List Catalog By the 1880s, the most prominent American watch companies offered special named movements and dials for retailers, jobbers, and wholesalers.
Pictured: American Waltham Watch Company Dial No. 2531, c.1901 The No. 2531 dial furnished by the American Waltham Watch Company is strikingly similar to the Elgin No. 2399 dial featured.
Pictured: Waltham “Colonial Series” Advertisement, Published in the May 1908 Issue of The Keystone The trend of thin watches in America was spurred around 1904 with the introduction of “extra.
Pictured: Excerpt from the 1909 Waltham Material Catalog Highlighting Metal Dial Options During the 1890s, fancy enamel dials were the fashionable trend in the watch market. After the turn of.