Early Rockford Watch Company Transitional Designs: Stem-Wind & Lever-Set

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 had adapted their standard 18-Size key-wind movement and was advertising transitional movements in each grade in addition to their essential line of key-wind movements. Early…