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Location: Trenton, New Jersey
Years of Operation: 1885-1908
Production Jewels: 7-19 Jewels
Production Sizes: 18s, 16s, 10s, 12s, 6s, 0s
Total Production: ~1,934,000
Purchased by Ingersoll, 1908
After finding investors in Trenton, New Jersey, the company is moved to Chambersburg, a small suberb of the town, and capital is increased to $250,000.
The New Haven Watch Co. is renamed the Trenton Watch Co.
The Trenton Watch Co. is manufacturing roughly 18 movements each day and employs 200 people.
The Trenton Watch Co. is purchased by Robert H. Ingersoll & Bros.