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Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Years of Operation: 1868-1886
Production Jewels: 7-19 Jewels
Production Sizes: 18s, 16s, 8-6s
Total Production: ~12,000
Factory Building Status: Demolished
The Philadelphia Watch Co. is organized by Eugene Paulus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Chelestin and Hector Jacott embezzle approximately $50,000 from the Philadelphia Watch Co., where they are both officiers, and flee to Europe.
The Philadelphia Watch Co. ceases operations.