Pictured: Waltham’s Staggered Marginal Minute Dial, Attributed to Ezra C. Fitch, c.1900. Webb C. Ball was arguably the most prolific figure associated with time inspection on the railroads. As general.
Pictured: Santa Fe Railway System Standard Dial (Montgomery Design), Fitted on a Waltham Grade 845 Movement, c.1904. Photo courtesy of Jones & Horan Auctions (https://www.jones-horan.com/) Shortly after Henry S. Montgomery.
Hand-Colored “Dominion” Locomotive Dial, Winter Scene, Fitted on a Waltham 18-Size Crescent St. Movement. Shortly after the American watch factories perfected new procedures for efficiently marking dials with transfer techniques,.
Pictured: Waltham “Twenty-Four Hour Division Dial” Fitted on a 18-Size P.S. Bartlett Movement, c.1907. The adoption of standard time by the railroad industry in 1883 spurred a flurry of innovative.
The Appleton, Tracy & Co. grade produced by the American Watch Company (Waltham) has roots that run deep in the company’s history. In 1850, Aaron Dennison, Edward Howard, David P..
One of the challenges in maintaining the Pocket Watch Database is how to approach situations where the factory records are in conflict with surviving specimens. Usually, it is not as.