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Location: Newark, New Jersey
Years of Operation: 1863-1870
Production Jewels: 7-15 Jewels
Production Sizes: 18s
Total Production: ~8,000
Factory Building Status: Demolished
Purchased by the Cornell Watch Co., 1870
N.B. Sherwood and the wholesale company Louis S. Fellows & Schell began discussing plans to begin a watch factory. A small room is rented in New York City to commence the manufacturing process.
The Newark Watch Co. is moved from New York City to Newark, New Jersey.
The Newark Watch Co. produces its first 400 movements, all 18s size.
The Newark Watch Co. produces 1,000 movements.
The Newark Watch Co. produces 1,500 movements.
The Newark Watch Co. is purchased by the Cornell Watch Co. from Grand Crossing, Illinois for $125,000 in stock.