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Location: Thomaston, Connecticut
Years of Operation: 1885-1915
Production Jewels: 7-28 Jewels
Production Sizes: 18s, 16s, 12s, 6s, 0s
Total Production: ~3,000,000
Factory Building Status: Original Seth Thomas clock tower still stands.
The Seth Thomas Clock Co. is founded.
After running a successful clock company for several decades, Seth Thomas enters the watch market.
The Seth Thomas Watch Co. is producing roughly 100 movements per day and employs 200 people.
After an moderately successful operation for 30 years, Seth Thomas decides to cease production of watches.