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U.S. Watch Co. "The President" 18-Size, Model 1892, 17 Jewels, c.1895

U.S. Watch Co. "The President" 18-Size, Model 1892, 17 Jewels, c.1895 - Serial #150431 Movement In February 1894, John J. McGrane introduced "The President" watch for "Engineers and Railroad Men," claiming it was the only 18-Size lever-set watch on the market at the time fitted with a double roller... Continue Reading

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Adams & Perry No. 3 20-Jewel "Lancaster Watch" c.1875

Adams & Perry No. 3 20-Jewel "Lancaster Watch" c.1875: Movement Image This watch represents one of the early products of the Adams & Perry Watch Company, organized in 1874. This model was the creation of Edwin H. Perry and is characterized by his patented plate design and stem-setting mechanism... Continue Reading

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What is the Elginium Hairspring?

Elginium Hairspring Fitted on an Elgin Watch The Elgin National Watch Company introduced the Elginium hairspring in 1938. During this era, American watch companies were urgently competing to develop new technologies that would propel their products to the forefront of the market. Elgin was looking for a unique alloy to produce a hairspring that could compete with the "Elinvar" hairsprings fitted on watches manufactured by the Hamilton Watch Company. In the c.1940 Elgin Service Bulletin, the Elgin National Watch Company boasted about the recent technologies that had been implemented at the factory, including the Elginium metal alloy: Here, in the world's largest factory, these master American craftsmen, in partnership with expert scientists, have achieved outstanding technical advances... Continue Reading

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Serial No.: #29484987
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:478
Size:16s
Model:15
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Est. Date:1927
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Serial No.: #15528574
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:320
Size:0s
Model:2
Jewels:7j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Est. Date:1911
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Serial No.: #24792041
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:452
Size:12s
Model:4
Jewels:17j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Est. Date:1922
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Serial No.: #738550
Manufacturer:Hampden
Grade:The Dueber Watch Co.
Size:18s
Model:3
Jewels:11j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Est. Date:1892
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Serial No.: #340576
Manufacturer:Rockford
Grade:66
Size:18s
Model:7
Jewels:11j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Est. Date:1889
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Serial No.: #7160467
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Riverside Maximus
Size:12s
Model:1894
Jewels:21j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Est. Date:December 1896 - August 1902
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Serial No.: #8774505
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Bridge
Size:12s
Model:1894
Jewels:21j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Est. Date:1898
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Serial No.: #7314965
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Royal
Size:12s
Model:1894
Jewels:17j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Est. Date:September 1897 - March 1902
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Serial No.: #18096904
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:No. 836
Size:18s
Model:1883
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Two-Tone
Est. Date:1910
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