In May 1927, shortly before the Illinois Watch Company was absorbed by Hamilton, this circular was distributed to advertise the wide variety of dials available for Illinois watches. The quickly-evolving.
For those of us currently missing baseball, here is a photograph of the Rockford Watch Company baseball team, c.1910. The team played in the Rockford Industrial Athletic League for many.
When the Rockford Watch Company commenced manufacturing in 1876, the prominent American watch companies such as Waltham and Elgin had already introduced innovative stem-wind movements. By the next year, Rockford.
Starting around 1896, the Keystone Watch Case Company became the exclusive export selling agent for the Elgin National Watch Company. Decades earlier, Elgin had attempted to market their movements in.
Shortly after the turn of the century, the Keystone Watch Case Company purchased the rights to the E. Howard name in an attempt to drive a strategic push into the.
In 1921, the Illinois Watch Company published a promotional booklet titled “Illinois Watches and Their Makers.” The majority of the content included in this publication consists of excerpts from the.