Pocket Watch Database

Fortenbach Bros.

Carlstadt, New Jersey

Fortenbach Bros. Image

Location: Carlstadt, New Jersey

Years of Operation: 1861-1878

One of the largest manufacturers of silver cases in America. Joseph Fahys used the Fortenbach factory to scale his case making business before relocating to Sag Harbor, New York.

Case Grades

Note: This chart is not intended to be a comprehensive list of grades. Some grades changed traits over time and other grades may not be listed. This chart will be improved as additional information is studied.

Image Name Case Material Gold Content Gurantee Source Catalogs Trademarked
Watch Case Marking for Fortenbach Bros. Warranted Coin Silver: Warranted Coin Silver Warranted Coin Silver Coin Silver