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Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Years of Operation: 1920-1925
Production Jewels: 19 Jewels
Production Sizes: 14s, 12s
Total Production: ~5,900
Manufactured the unusual Mason plate movements
At age 69, William Wallace Dudley leaves the Hamilton Watch Co. to start his own venture, the Dudley Watch Co.
The first Dudley Watch Co. watches are produced.
After struggling financially for several years, the Dudley Watch Co. files for bankruptsy.
P.W. Baker Co. continues manufacturing the unique Masonic watch originally produced by the Dudley Watch Co.
From 1935-1976, the XL Watch Co of New York continued the Masonic watch production.