Pocket Watch Database

Philadelphia Watch Case Co.

Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia

Years of Operation: c. 1889 - 1953

Successor: Keystone Watch Case Co.

Sold to Keystone Watch Case Co. (1903)

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 Philadelphia Watch Case Co. Alaska Silver: Alaska Silver Alaska Silver Nickel Alloy
Betsy Ross Dec 27, 1904
Watch Case Marking for Philadelphia Watch Case Co. Crown: Philadelphia Watch Case Co. Buckle Crown Crown Crown Gold-Filled 20-Year 1907ACB Nov 13, 1900
Watch Case Marking for Philadelphia Watch Case Co. Crown 10K/20YR: Philadelphia Watch Case Co. Buckle Crown Victory in Pointed Ribbon Guaranteed Twenty Years Crown 10K/20YR Gold-Filled 10K 20-Year 1902BB, 1903BAC, 1903N76, 1903ACB, 1903FDW, 1904ACB, 1904BA, 1904LB, 1905ACB, 1905FNCS, 1905BAC, 1905ON, 1906ON, 1907NAC, 1907NBC, 1910ACB, 1911OY, 1912HA, 1912COC, 1913FDW, 1915ON, 1917BA, 1923CBN, 1923ON Nov 13, 1900
Crown 14K White GF Gold-Filled 14K 1928ON, 1932ON Nov 13, 1900
Watch Case Marking for Philadelphia Watch Case Co. Crown 14K/25YR: Philadelphia Watch Case Co. Buckle Crown Guaranteed Twenty Five Years in Circle Crown 14K/25YR Gold-Filled 14K 25-Year 1899BHIA, 1899ACB, 1900BA, 1900BHIA, 1901OY, 1901BAC, 1902BB, 1902ACB, 1903BAC, 1903N76, 1903ACB, 1903FDW, 1904ACB, 1904BA, 1904LB, 1905ACB, 1905FNCS, 1905BAC, 1905ON, 1906ON, 1907NAC, 1907ACB, 1907NBC, 1908ACB, 1910ACB, 1911OY, 1912HA, 1913FDW, 1915ACB, 1915ON, 1917BA, 1923ON, 1925ASJ, 1890BA, 1902MF, 1912COC Nov 13, 1900
Crown Nickel Nickel Alloy 1917BA Nov 13, 1900
Crown Silver Silver 1899ACB, 1900BHIA, 1902BB, 1907NBC, 1917BA Nov 13, 1900
Crown Sterling Silver 1900BHIA, 1901OY, 1902ACB, 1903N76, 1903ACB, 1904ACB, 1904LB, 1905ACB, 1905FNCS, 1905ON, 1906ON, 1907NAC, 1907ACB, 1907NBC, 1908ACB, 1911OY, 1912HA, 1913FDW, 1915ACB Nov 13, 1900
Ecclipse Jan 31, 1905
Electro Gold Plated Electro-Plated 1905BAC
Excelsior Gold-Filled 1912COC May 22, 1906
Excelsior Silverode Nickel Alloy 1908ACB, 1910ACB, 1911OY, 1915ON
Ideal May 21, 1889
Jefferson Gold-Filled 20-Year
Lion 20-Year Nov 13, 1900
Watch Case Marking for Philadelphia Watch Case Co. Paragon: Philad'a Watch C.Co. Paragon Paragon Gold-Filled
Paramount Rolled Gold Plate 1-Year 1904PWC
Watch Case Marking for Philadelphia Watch Case Co. Perfection Arm and Hammer: Arm and Hammer Arm Holding Hammer in Diamond. 1904PWC: "Each Perfection Case Contains This Trade-Mark" with illustration of arm and hammer in diamond. Perfection Arm and Hammer Electro-Plated 14K 1904PWC, 1912COC Feb 11, 1902
Philadelphia Rolled Gold Plate 2-Years 1899BHIA
Philadelphia Electro Plated Electro-Plated 1899BHIA, 1899ACB
Philadelphia Nickel Nickel Alloy 1899BHIA, 1904PWC
Philadelphia Silver Silver 1899BHIA
Philadelphia Silver Filled Silver-Filled 1899BHIA
Watch Case Marking for Philadelphia Watch Case Co. Phoenix: Philad'a Watch C.Co. Phoenix Phoenix Gold-Filled 15-Year May 21, 1889
Watch Case Marking for Philadelphia Watch Case Co. Premier: Premier in Pointed Ribbon Premier Rolled Gold Plate 5-Years 1899BHIA, 1900BA, 1900BHIA, 1901OY, 1904BA, 1905FNCS, 1908ACB, 1910ACB, 1915ACB Feb 6, 1906
Watch Case Marking for Philadelphia Watch Case Co. Premier: Premier in Pointed Ribbon Premier Gold-Filled 10K 5-Years 1899ACB, 1902ACB, 1903N76, 1903ACB, 1903FDW, 1904PWC, 1907ACB, 1913FDW Feb 6, 1906
Watch Case Marking for Philadelphia Watch Case Co. Premier: Premier in Pointed Ribbon Premier Gold-Filled 5-Years 1903BAC, 1904ACB, 1905ACB, 1905FNCS, 1905BAC, 1907NAC, 1911OY, 1913FDW Feb 6, 1906
President Gold-Filled 3-Years 1904PWC
Progress Feb 7, 1905
Puritan Aug 29, 1905
Regal Gold-Filled 10-Year
Watch Case Marking for Philadelphia Watch Case Co. Silverode: Crown Silverode Silverode Nickel Alloy 1901OY, 1902BB, 1902BATM, 1902ACB, 1903N76, 1903ACB, 1903FDW, 1904ACB, 1904LB, 1905FNCS, 1905ACB, 1905BAC, 1905ON, 1906ON, 1907NAC, 1907ACB, 1907NBC, 1908ACB, 1910ACB, 1911OY, 1912HA, 1912COC, 1913FDW, 1915ACB, 1915ON, 1916LCM, 1917BA, 1923CBN, 1923ON, 1928ON
Unique May 21, 1889
Watch Case Marking for Philadelphia Watch Case Co. Victory: Philadelphia Watch Case Co. Buckle Crown Victory in Pointed Ribbon Warranted Ten Years Victory Rolled Gold Plate 10-Year 1899BHIA, 1903BAC, 1904BA, 1905FNCS, 1905BAC, 1908ACB, 1910ACB, 1912COC, 1915ACB, 1915ON, 1917BA, 1923ON, 1925ASJ, 1928ON Jan 1, 1901
Watch Case Marking for Philadelphia Watch Case Co. Victory: Philadelphia Watch Case Co. Buckle Crown Victory in Pointed Ribbon Warranted Ten Years Victory Gold-Filled 10K 10-Year 1899ACB, 1902ACB, 1903N76, 1903ACB, 1903FDW, 1904ACB, 1905ACB, 1905FNCS, 1905ON, 1906ON, 1907NAC, 1907ACB, 1907NBC, 1910ACB, 1911OY, 1913FDW, 1916LCM, 1923CBN Jan 1, 1901
Waldorf Feb 6, 1906

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